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Apprentice Planning Administrator Berry BPI

This is an amazing apprenticeship opportunity to work within the Planning team at the UKs largest manufacturer of recycled plastic products based in Heanor.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Raising and receipting purchase orders
  • Adding to and managing the deliveries calendar in line with the purchasing forecast and reclaim output
  • Creating Waste Transfer Notes (WTNs)
  • Issuing WTNs and POs to suppliers and hauliers
  • Booking scrap sales on the calendar, creating WTNs for the sale and booking with suppliers and hauliers
  • Running scrap reports
  • Creating sales orders

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

Level 3 Business Administrator Occupational Standard
• A mixture of face-to-face and remote visits every 4-6 weeks
• On the job training with a designated mentor
• Reviews every 6-8 weeks with your work-based tutor and line manager/mentor
• Feedback sessions to discuss progress

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time position with company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C Or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C Or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential

About the employer

As one of the largest polythene film re-processors in Europe bpi recycled products is a champion of UK recycling. It is our mission to increase the amount of waste plastic recycled in the UK as part of our commitment to the environment, and the core sustainability strategy underpinning our business. ​bpi recycled products is part of the wider RPC bpi group - a global producer of polythene film products, operating across diverse market sectors.


Berry BPI


Heanor Gate Industrial Estate

Heanor Gate Road


DE75 7RJ

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Training provider



Sam Singh-Eyley

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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