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Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship PLASTRIBUTION LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to join the Plastribution Group. Are you a highly motivated team player that possesses skills around relationship building, IT, strong administration skills and the ability to work under pressure and multi-task? If so, this is the ideal role for you. A discretionary annual performance bonus of up-to 20% is also available.

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Aid the Administration Executive to:

  • Type and deal with correspondence including correspondence of a confidential or sensitive nature
  • Assist with production of reports
  • Provide assistance in any project work as directed by Management
  • Assist in keeping a record of holidays and sick leave for all staff
  • Provide a weekly reports to staff as required
  • Monitor the stationery requirements for the office and purchase as required, checking in on arrival
  • Organise printing for business cards, letterheads, printed envelopes
  • Assist in organising promotional items
  • Order supplies for the Company document centres. Arrange maintenance call-outs if photocopiers are in need of repair and keep a record of meter readings as and when requested
  • Assist in making arrangements for the maintenance of all Company vehicles
  • Assist in the procurement of mobile phones and accessories
  • Raise purchase orders and book in invoices for all segments of the business where required
  • Assist in co-ordinating and formatting the monthly Business Reports and keep all corporate, financial, and commercial information records and comments confidential
  • Meet visitors and arrange refreshment and lunch for meetings where necessary
  • Support training courses, in house events and oversee that those events run smoothly by organising catering and meeting and greeting visitors
  • Become a first aider and ensure first aid supplies, including defibrillators, are kept up-to date. Training will be provided
  • Be a part of the social committee, charity committee and organise social events for the company
  • Assist in organising hospitality, exhibitions, conferences, and internal and external training events
  • Maintain corporate presentations and assist in providing handouts for events
  • Assist in maintaining the HR records, ensuring the records are correct and up to date

Make travel arrangements on behalf of the Company and any visitors to the company including, but not limited to:

  • Flight bookings
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Train tickets
  • Taxi bookings
  • Hire car arrangements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • General administration skills (data input/IT)
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Keep calm and work methodically
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • Good energy levels
  • Effective communicator or willingness to develop
  • Structured approach to work
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

Level 2 English and maths (GSCE Grade 9-4/A*-C) or equivalent is an essential requirement.

Future prospects

Has the potential to lead to full time employment for the right candidate to progress within the business.

Things to consider

This role offers flexibility and an opportunity to develop. Plastribution Group offer a modern class-leading workspace with a discretionary annual performance bonus of up-to 20%. Plastribution Group puts its people at the heart of the business, with a focus on team building and social events.

About the employer

Did you know that the UK plastics industry is the third largest sector employer in UK manufacturing, employing over 182,000. That means that more people are employed in plastics than in glass, steel, and paper combined.

As one of the industry’s leading distributors of plastics raw materials, Plastribution has a remarkable reputation. Over the last four decades, we have been consistent in delivering reliability, know-how and unrivalled customer service for our customers. We now have the potential to double in size over the next decade, but we need highly capable, talented and team orientated people to help make that happen.

There is no better time to join Plastribution. We offer a vibrant, open plan working environment that has been purposely created to enable staff to communicate better and thrive. The positive atmosphere at Plastribution is dynamic and fun, which in turn promotes a culture of productivity that is unmatched amongst our competitors.




14 Charter Point


LE65 1NF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Juniper Training Ltd


Diane Jones

Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard.

  • End Point Assessment
  • Level 2 English and maths support for skills gaps

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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