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Stores Assistant Apprentice PALMERSPORT LIMITED

How would you like to join PalmerSport? They are looking for a Stores Assistant Apprentice to join their busy stores and parts department to help with their large fleet of Tatuus single seater race cars. PalmerSport continues to retain its reputation as the world’s greatest driving event: a motorsport experience like no other.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,470.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm. Occasional weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000101580

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

PalmerSport in Bedford organise corporate motorsport events, owning and operating the Bedford Autodrome circuit complex at Thurleigh Airfield Business Park.

This new and exciting position requires an individual who has some knowledge of automotive and mechanical components, ideally knowledge of race car parts.

You will be working along side the stock manager to select the correct car parts required and then invoice the customer. The stock are contained in huge lorries based on site and have a range of small and large parts. So this is where your knowledge of parts is important to the role.

Once a month you will attend race events where, again you will supply car parts as they get damaged in races, so you are a vital member of the race team. You will also attend events in Belgium.

You will be working as part of a team to keep the lorries stocked with components for the championships and placing orders for parts required and keeping track of invoices and expected delivery times.
You will also be logging all deliveries and checking stock levels on a stock management system.

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

You will gain the following qualifications: - Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship - Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required). You will also study a range of topics, including: IT, record and document production, decision making, planning and organisation, project management, policies, relevant regulations, stakeholders, processes and external environment factors.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of your apprenticeship you can work up to a lead role within the business.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

team player, Ability to use initiative, Able to work under pressure, Can do attitude

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 3 (A to D)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 3 (A to D)) Desired

Things to consider

Core working hours are 8.30 - 18.00 in the week but hours are driven by business needs. You must be flexible and able to work some weekends and Bank Holidays, especially during the busiest time of year (typically March to October) along with early starts and late finishes where necessary at for events. In addition to supporting the race series on 8 to 10 weekends per year, PalmerSport driving events take place at Bedford Autodrome, so part of your time will be allocated to supporting the PalmerSport workshop team with parts supply when needed.

About the employer

GB3/4 one of the leading single seater race series in the UK operating from Bedford Autodrome circuit complex, is looking for a Junior Stores Assistant / Apprentice to join its busy stores/parts department serving the parts needs of its large fleet of Tatuus single seater race cars.

Employer

PALMERSPORT LIMITED

Address

Bedford Autodrome

Thurleigh Airfield Business Park

Thurleigh Road

MK44 2YP

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Training

Training provider

BEDFORD COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: today