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Apprentice Operations Administrator Brakes

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a pivotal part of the Operations Administration Team, for one of the largest wholesalers within the UK. You’ll gain direct experience of our warehouse, distribution, and stock operations on a 4-month rotation, whilst gaining a recognised level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    • Sysco Perks: Access hundreds of discounts, cashback deals and exclusive offers at High Street stores, restaurants, cinemas and attractions through LifeWorks Perks. • Staff sales and product discounts • Cycle to work scheme

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm. Flexible to review the times and days to coincide with local transport.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Processing and controlling the production of customer pick notes and invoices
  • Maintaining the warehouse management system 
  • Checking purchase orders and delivery notes and receipting of Goods In stock
  • Liaising with the wider Warehouse operational team
  • Verification of transport  documentation, checking numerical accuracy, and maintaining accurate complete and legible records.  Investigation of discrepancies.
  • Assist with quality control of all reports, files and documentation.

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

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard.

Training will be completed in the workplace and through online workshops.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We have job openings across the depot, and we pride ourselves on a learning and development, offering and giving colleagues opportunities for further study and skill attainment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Number skills, Team working, Flexible


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A-C / 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

The role is mostly desk based but manual handling and full DSE/Workstation assessment will be carried out. Applicants also need to consider travel to site, as it is not in a central location.

About the employer

Brakes, a Sysco company, invented modern food wholesaling and provides the highest quality fresh and frozen food and ingredients to some of the nation’s most famous pubs and Michelin-starred restaurants, as well as schools, caterers, care homes and hospitals. We are proud to offer the biggest range of award-winning products in foodservice. Our business is built on a passion for food and feeding the nation, with dedicated teams serving every postcode.




Palmer Road

Gonerby Moor


NG32 2BW

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply directly on the Brakes Careers site

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

Apply now

Closing date: today