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ATA Warehouse, Sales, Trade Counter & Admin Apprentice - Newcastle Upon Tyne NE4 7PD (MM) EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Branch Assistant required for a leading Electrical Wholesaler. You will start in the Warehouse learning all aspects of the Warehouse You will also be required to work on the Trade Counter, moving up to the Sales and Admin to learn all aspects of the branch. An excellent opportunity for the right candidate looking to progress and build a career.

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Closing date: 18 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00 - £380.00

  • Working week

    8:00- 5:00pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    03 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001844586

  • Positions

    1 available

Western Automation (Part of UK Electric) is a privately-owned company which is one of the largest and most established specialist technical sales and distribution companies in the UK specialising in HVAC, Electrical and Process Controls and Automation to regulate, monitor and measure energy, liquids and gases in buildings.

The company has grown and developed through the acquisition of a number of strong, experienced and established companies bringing together the unique product offering we have today. Our wide choice of products enables us to meet the demands of customers who often look to us as their single source supply solution. The commitment to provide the highest quality products from the world’s best manufacturers and our dedication to customer service is the mainstay of our company.

Our busy Western Automation branch is looking for a highly motivated apprentice to join their Branch team. An efficient, well organised trade counter, warehouse and customer support service are pivotal for ensuring we provide the exceptional customer service our clients know us for.

 After full training your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing stock in and out (to external clients)
  • Picking and Packing
  • Store transfers & stock control
  • Goods in / Goods out
  • Trade Counter Sales and Order - dealing with customers and suppliers
  • Taking payments and dealing with enquiries
  • Purchase orders
  • Ordering Stock
  • Answering the phone to customers, suppliers and other branches
  • Sales office - basic admin, processing orders and sales calls
  • Progress to learn all aspects of the branch

This is an exciting progression role where you will start in the Warehouse and then move into all the other areas of the business. As an Apprentice, EDA Apprenticeships Plus will employ the successful candidate on behalf of the Branch. If you are looking for a job and qualification that will provide you with a valuable foundation for your future and excellent career prospects, then this is the role for you.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good maths and English skills
  • Confident with people
  • Team player
  • Can follow procedures
  • Efficient
  • Flexible
  • Polite
  • Trustworthy
  • Willing to learn

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking team player who is self-motivated
  • Should be well presented and operate in a clean and tidy manner
  • Smart appearance
  • Friendly
  • Polite
  • Good communicator

Desired qualifications

  • English and maths GCSEs A*-C (9-4) or equivalent are preferred.

Future prospects

Possible full time employment on successful completion of the Apprenticeship. The Warehouse Apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity and could one day lead to the following roles within the organisation:

  • Team Leader
  • Section Supervisor
  • Stores Manager
  • Branch Manager
  • Account Rep

Things to consider

  • Please ensure you give as much detail as possible with your application and check your commute time/method.

About the employer

As an Apprentice, EDA Learning and Development Ltd, the Apprentice Training Agency (ATA) will employ the successful candidate on behalf of this branch. If you are looking for an apprenticeship and qualification that will provide you with a valuable foundation for your future and to open the door for further opportunities with an interesting career, then join us. We will work with you and support you to maximise your potential.

Employer

EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Address

2 Noble Street Industrial Estate

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

NE4 7PD

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Additional location information

Western Automation part of UK Electric

Training

Training provider

EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Contact

Michelle McCutcheon 07990 002071 michelle@edarecruitment.co.uk

Completing a Trade Supplier Apprenticeship Level 2, comprising of:

  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills

The vocational and academic training aspects are separated and delivered by separate teams. The vocational training and assessment is conducted, more often than not, on site according to the employers wishes.

Notice of dates is agreed well in advance of a site visit.

Training and assessment is conducted both on and off the job, according to the needs of the course and the learner. Every effort is made to ensure the best result is achieved by the learner.

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)


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