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This is an exciting opportunity to join our business team, working in the supply chain function in a selection of areas, from material management, production scheduling to customer program management and a wide variety of tasks.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 0700 to 1530 (Mon to Thu), 0700 to 1200 (Fri) Total hours per week: 37.00

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Honeywell Aerospace is a leading global aviation supplier designing, manufacturing and distributing advanced electronic systems, products and services to commercial, defence and space industries. These new positions will involve some or all of the aspects below, the mix will depend upon the suitability of the candidate.

  • Working in the supply chain function in a selection of areas, from material management, production scheduling to customer program management
  • Supporting the shop floor by managing the release of WIP, ensuring material supply is on time, working with customers and senior leadership to improve business and enhance growth
  • Being responsible for providing senior management team well written and oral presentations with necessary information and supporting analysis to make appropriate business decisions
  • Close liaison with Forecast and sales order acceptance and change management
  • Provide analysis and feedback to support improved customer performance
  • Responsible for expediting in house and purchased parts to support shortage free and on time wip release
  • Standard work execution of work order reschedules ensuring the allocation of parts to repairs meets the customer requirements
  • Identifying root cause failure modes for future corrections
  • Creation and maintenance of access data bases and production reporting systems to aid the factory in their daily life
  • During the apprenticeship, you will experience the full spectrum of the supply chain in a global company.

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

A Yeovil College Assessor will hold regular reviews every 4-6 week to guide through all requirements to complete the 18 month Apprenticeship. The apprentice will be guided & supported by the Assessor to build a portfolio of evidence including evidence of observations, professional discussions, work-based evidence and reflective accounts. You will also complete a project 9 months into the apprenticeship which is all part of the EPA process for the Business Administrator apprenticeship.

To help with the knowledge for the exam which is also part of the End Point Assessment process Yeovil College supplies a textbook which includes theory and activities and offers virtual workshops.

Yeovil College will also provide any Maths and English Functional skills if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The future prospects at Honeywell are outstanding.  This is a huge, global company and the opportunities are many and varied. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applicants have been received.  Note: If your application is to be considered, you will have an initial brief interview with Yeovil College before your details are put forward to this employer. This will be arranged by an invitation from the College. This is not an interview for the job.  If successful at this stage, a secondary interview, held with Honeywell  will then take place on 27th or 28th July 2022 (dates could be subject to change). Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship. For more information please visit:

About the employer

Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell) is a diversified technology and manufacturing company, serving customers globally with aerospace products and services, control, sensing and security technology. Honeywell Aerospace products and services are found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft in the world. With an unmatched heritage of innovation that spans more than a century, our aim is to solve the greatest challenges CEOs, pilots, operators, passengers, finance, maintenance and cabin crews face -- and transform the way we all fly. We deliver improved fuel-efficiency, more direct and on-time flights, safer and more comfortable travel and better flight planning and traffic management. We do this through one of the industry’s broadest and most advanced portfolios including world-class engines, cockpits, cabin design, wireless connectivity and enterprise performance management services – even for emerging market segments like flying taxies, while providing world-class customer service, repairs and technical support. We strive to be a company of thinkers, doers, dreamers and makers – let’s do this together! The Aerospace Yeovil site includes Integrated Supply Chain operations and Engineering & Technology as well as other support functions. It specializes in several product lines including: environmental control systems, life support systems, hydraulics systems, and control and data systems.




Bunford Lane



BA20 2YD

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Training provider



Nikita Thomas


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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