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Apprentice Branch Assistant – Rexel Bury St Edmunds Branch REXEL UK LIMITED

As a Rexel apprentice you will be trained on all areas of the branch, which will give you a fantastic grounding for your future career. Learn about warehouse functions, strong focus on customer needs, sales and working as part of an effective team. A great opportunity to learn whilst working in a varied and challenging role

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000103940

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • As an apprentice of Rexel, you will be required, to work in the warehouse as such you may have to be involved at times in some heavy lifting, picking, packing, goods in and out and packing customer orders and loading van
  • Receiving in goods from suppliers
  • Stock movements (locations within the warehouse)
  • Serving customers on the Trade Counter
  • Calling customers/liaising with suppliers
  • Processing of customer purchases/quotations
  • Providing excellent customer service, both over the phone and within branch
  • Successfully forming relationships with colleagues both within branch and warehouse
  • Sales administration
  • Customer query resolution
  • A passion to learn new products and the want to keep up to date with new products entering the market

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

Level 2 Trade Supplier apprenticeship standard:

  • Functional Skills qualification in maths/English/IT (additional support available if required)
  • Full training provided at employer site
  • Regular assessor visits, training, observations and reviews
  • Industry and product knowledge training provided by Rexel

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible opportunity to progress into permanent employment for the right candidate


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

In the UK Rexel has over 2,500 staff working from 250+ branches. We value people who have a sense of urgency and excitement, who demonstrate candour, insight and creativity, and thrive in an environment of change and challenge. We value people who take the company personally - being a part of Rexel UK means being part of the most exciting customer focused electrical wholesaler, a place where employees want to build their futures. Rexel is an equal opportunities employer.

Employer

REXEL UK LIMITED

Address

Eastern Way

Bury St. Edmunds

IP32 7AB

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Training

Training provider

DIDAC LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please use this web address click on the apply button and follow instructions

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

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Closing date: today