Business Administration Apprentice PLASTIC OMNIUM AUTOMOTIVE LIMITED

Working within the Human Resources team, you will provide comprehensive admin support to the HR team but also other departmental areas. You will support projects and process improvements, designed to improve the efficiency of the HR Department. This is an excellent role for someone considering a future move into HR related roles on completion.

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Closing date: 27 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8:30am – 5pm Monday – Thursday, 8:30am – 2pm Friday (lunch breaks 30 minutes unpaid).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 May 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties will include:

  • Prepare and check all paperwork associated with new starters
  • Create and maintain employee file’s (eFiles)
  • Prepare all paperwork associated with leavers and archive eFile’s
  • Raise purchase requisitions
  • Support Plant Assistant role during planned and unplanned absence periods
  • Maintain and update relevant HR systems
  • Perform data-entry, documentation, printing and scanning duties
  • Gather data for and complete weekly, monthly HR Reports
  • Liaise with external service providers

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

Business Administrator Standard (delivered within the workplace).

Option to include Diploma in Business Administration (delivered through online workshops once a fortnight).

Functional skills in maths and English up to Level 2 (if required).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for permanent position if available on completion.

Potential options to progress onto a HR specific apprenticeship on completion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Decision making, Adaptable, Innovative, Flexible, Pro-active, Highly resourceful


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

Must be Committed to continuous development of own skills and knowledge, and to undertake training relevant to the role If not achieved Grade D/3 acceptance will be dependent on results of a maths and English assessment arranged through the training provider. Start dates can be flexible.

About the employer

Plastic Omnium has been a manufacturer since the outset, and our operational excellence is recognised by our 93 international customers. The same exacting operational and quality standards are applied in all our 135 plants worldwide. At Plastic Omnium we believe the car is an adventure and we are innovating to shape it through making its parts smarter and more economic. Plastic Omnium placed 7th in the 2019 INPI ranking of the automotive industry.




Faraday Avenue

Hams Hall Distribution park


B46 1AL

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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