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MPS and Digital Transformation Apprentice GARDNER AEROSPACE - DERBY LIMITED

Your role will be to support and develop the sites MRP system to drive on time delivery to our customers within the aerospace industry.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    25 days holiday.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. 30 minutes lunch per day.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The role will ensure the correct data is in the MRP system and is maintained to enable delivery performance.
  • It will also look to develop processes to ensure the business is as efficient as possible.
  • The role functions at the heart of the business to support all departments and functions. Data needs to be analysed quickly and actioned promptly, you will also be involved in highlighting and mitigating any arising risk across the business.
  • Main responsibilities are within the MRP system and ensuring parts are started and completed on time through a complex supply chain and manufacturing structure.

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

Business Administration Level 3.

The apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace and on-site.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • MPS Manager
  • Engineering
  • Production Control
  • Quality
  • Supply Chain
  • Commercial
  • Production

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Please consider how you would travel to work on a daily basis.

About the employer

Gardner Aerospace is a leading international manufacturer of aerospace finished components. With sites across the world - UK, France, Poland, India & China, globally there are 1500 employees. The Derby site has approximately 140 employees, with around 100 working on the shop floor which is where this position will be based.




Unit 9 Victory Park

Victory Road


DE24 8ZF

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Training provider



Chloe Purcell


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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