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Business Administrator Apprentice ADIENT SEATING UK LTD

Adient Seating Ltd are recruiting a Business Administrator Apprentice to join their friendly HR team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a world class leader in automotive seating. The main duties of this role will involve providing efficient and effective administration to the team.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will increase annually with performance

  • Working week

    Option to work a 9-day fortnight. Week 1 = Monday to Thursday 07:30 - 17:00, Friday 07:30 - 16:30. Week 2 = Monday to Thursday 07:30 - 17:00, Friday OFF or Monday to Thursday 07:50 - 16:30, Friday 07:50 - 14:00

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To provide clear, consistent and confidential administration support, mainly for Human Resources and Health & Safety
  • Answering incoming calls
  • Maintaining filing systems (both electronic & hard copies)
  • Developing internal communication material e.g. posters, emails & ensuring internal communication areas are kept up to date
  • Processing, recording and maintaining HR & HSE documentation
  • Maintaining employee training records
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Preparing month end reports e.g. headcount, absenteeism, HSE reporting
  • To assist with recruitment activities e.g. arranging interviews, inductions, reference requests, arranging medicals and preparing & uploading contractual documentation
  • To provide support and information to the HR Manager & HR Professional
  • Co-ordination of medical appointments, performance management tracking, reward and recognition events & gifts
  • General administration duties, including managing post and drafting letters

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

  • Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Training will be delivered one day a week at NA College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Permanent contract of employment with Adient Seating Ltd could be offered at the end of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

This position is to start immediately and consideration should be given regarding travelling to work due to the start times and location of site on Cherry Blossom Way

About the employer

We are a leader in automotive seating with unmatched global reach and scale. At Adient, every year we supply 19 million seat sets. We work with all major automakers and vehicle classes. And in an industry that spans continents, we’re truly a global presence. Through meticulous orchestration, we work to deliver the right products at the right time – and are always right where our customers need us to be.




Cherry Blossom Way



Hayley Cheel


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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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