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Sales and purchasing co-ordinator apprentice MWS LTD

Start your career today with a level 2 apprenticeship with MWS Ltd and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage range is between £12,000 - £15,000 depending on experience.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 9-5 Friday 8-4

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    19 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Accountable and responsible for the processing of customer and supplier orders through to delivery Facilitate customer payment for non-credit customers: pro-forma invoice, bacs, or credit card Enter orders onto internal works order system, monitor jobs and amend where necessary Liaise with technical team to create purchase orders to fulfil customer orders, some of which are complex Creating positive working partnerships with key suppliers to ensure profit margin preservation Source suppliers to achieve better pricing/service Liaise with other departments to ensure orders are fulfilled accurately and on time Manage customer expectations and communicate efficiently via phone and email Attend weekly internal production meetings and report back to clients on leadtimes Assist with the finance function of the business when required Log customer leads and assign to relevant salesperson ensuring they have been actioned Responsibility of the ISO internal audits Ability to adapt an

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Foundation covers the basic principles of accountancy, and is your starting point if you’ve never studied accountancy before. You’ll learn the basic principles of accountancy, such as double-entry bookkeeping, costing and preparing financial statements, as well as how to use accountancy software. This level is ideal if you’re new to accountancy and finance, have previously worked in an accounts department, or are looking to change your career into Accountancy. To pass this level, you'll be examined on five units. All assessments are computer-based exams (CBE). The area you will cover include: Bookkeeping transactions Bookkeeping controls Elements of costing Using accounting software Foundation Synoptic Assessment Training will be provided either via classroom or remote sessions. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of their time towards it.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Movement up in a finance role over time as the role will be working very closely with the management accountant. Ver exciting time to be coming to a dynamic, diverse and growing company..

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include: 25 days holiday including day off for your birthdayCompany pension scheme - statutory ratesParking available and good transport linksPlease note: Wage range is between £12,000 - £15,000 depending on experience

About the employer

MWS gained an enviable name within the industry as a manufacturer of high quality equipment with many large Weighing Scale manufacturers buying the product range to rebadge as their own. To this day MWS still manufacture equipment for the biggest names in the weighing industry, a testament to the quality and innovation of MWS products.




Unit 6, Meer End Interchange Business Estate



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Aug 2022