Quote Centre Assistant/Apprentice Avnet

Avnet Abacus, a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, is a highly focused electronic component distributor, serving original equipment manufacturers and specializing in interconnect, passive, electromechanical and power supply products.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £151.88 - £264.38

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    8.30 am to 5.00 pm with an hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001167342

  • Positions

    1 available

An Apprenticeship with Avnet is a great way to learn while you earn.  You will receive appropriate training, an experienced mentor and a recognised qualification at the end of your program.As part of this apprenticeship you will be expected to assist with:

Avnet are seeking a Quote Centre Apprentice to work in the Avnet Abacus Quote Centre Team. The team plays a critical role in the managing of pricing and Sales Gross Profit, thus ensuring that the Account Managers can sell at the right price and at the right profit in line with business expectations. 


This placement would suit an individual with aspirations to undertake an Apprenticeship programme in the area of Business Administration and will be based at our office in Maidenhead. 

 The successful candidate will assist in the daily tasks related to all aspects of daily quoting activities and design registrations, whilst developing skills around: 

  • Communicating within a professional environment 
  • Managing & maintain detailed reports 
  • Running & analysing reports 

 Daily Tasks will include: 

  • Uploading design data into SAP system 
  • Uploading design data into supplier systems 
  • Helping to maintain pricing agreements 
  • Producing reports to help analyse Quote Team performance 
  • Processing of sample requests 
  • Creating and preparing customer quotes 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good knowledge of business and IT systems.
  • Good communication and reporting skills, both verbal and written. 

Personal qualities

  • Mature, punctual and reliable with a positive attitude to work
  • Articulate
  • Responsible and trustworthy
  • Confidence in using the telephone
  • Well presented 

Qualifications required

5 x GCSEs at grade A- C (or equivalent) including Maths, English and Science.

Future prospects

GCSE Maths, English and ICT at grade C or above (or equivalent)

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Avnet Abacus, a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, is a highly focused electronic component distributor, serving original equipment manufacturers and specialising in interconnect, passive, electromechanical and power supply products.

Employer

Avnet

Address

1 Maidenhead Court Park

Maidenhead

SL6 8HN

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Training provider

  • Diploma in Business Administration,
  • Functional Skills; Maths, English & ICT
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

ATG TRAINING

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ATG Training

Contact

Nashrat Jabeen 01296 737835 n.jabeen@atg-training.co.uk


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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017