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Business Administration Apprentice MEP LIMITED

MEP Ltd is an engineering company specialising in moulded and engineered parts for a wide range of industries including aerospace and defence clients. You will answer incoming calls to the company’s main number professionally and enthusiastically and deal with those calls in line with training to be provided and support other Managers / Directors, as required, to support or improve administrative business processes.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,851.24

    Hourly £6.83 but going up to £7.49 in April

  • Working week

    8am - 5pm Monday to Thursday, and Friday, 8am - 4pm, 15-minute morning break, half hour lunch and 15-minute afternoon break, a total of one hour not paid.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122098

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

In addition to the formal apprenticeship standard around business administration, Our current administrator will train the apprentice and teach them all the things they need to learn:

  • Supporting the Finance Controller in all manner of financial administration and tasks, using our ERP system (Epicor) to ensure accurate transactions and data management, running and sending / storing reports for others and contacting customers and suppliers regarding payments
  • Gaining hands on experience in different areas of the business including Supply Chain, Quality and Operations to understand how different departments and processes interact and to understand how our ERP system supports those processes
  • To answer incoming calls to the company’s main number professionally and enthusiastically and deal with those calls in line with training to be provided
  • To support other Managers / Directors, as required, to support or improve administrative business processes
  • To support cross-functional internal and external projects as required and, if appropriate, take the lead with smaller internal improvement projects
  • To pay careful and rigorous attention in conforming to MEP’s policies and procedures to ensure that the company complies with all health and safety and other statutory regulations

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

  • The apprentice will receive a Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard at the end of the course
  • All training will be done on company grounds with no day or block releases

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following a successful apprenticeship training would be available for AAT courses if they want to stay in finance or could move into other departments within the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

There is a high level of work on PCs using a variety of software, IT literacy is key. The work will often mean entering a production environment where PPE and awareness of Health and Safety are important.

About the employer

Delivering engineering excellence & resilient supply chain solutions in metals, plastics & assemblies. Supporting global aerospace & defence clients for over fifty years.

Employer

MEP LIMITED

Address

ST MICHAELS CLOSE

FORSTAL EST

AYLESFORD

ME20 7BU

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Training

Training provider

RUNWAY APPRENTICESHIPS LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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