Spares Administration Apprentice BRIGGS OF BURTON PLC

The function of the Spares team is to be the first point of call for our clients for any aftersales queries. This includes the sourcing of spares/wear parts for their equipment, inspection/service site visits and enquiries for technical information/support. This covers all Briggs plants – Global Technical Centre, Briggs Inc and McMillan.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm Exact shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Reporting to the Spares & Service Manager, you will be part of a small specialist team, supporting the parts and service needs of our clients, across a wide range of process plant and equipment for the food, beverage (brewing & distilling), pharmaceutical and health and beauty industries
  • Working closely with other members of the Spares Team to support the department. Working with the team will increase your knowledge, develop your skills, and gain some valuable experience

Responsibilities will include:

  • Support Spares Manager to follow up on quotes
  • Promptly answering emails, phone calls and planning responses
    Creating/maintaining relationships with internal & external stakeholders
  • Progress tracking on order status / project status
  • Use of SAP for end-to-end processing.
  • Creation and maintenance of part numbering systems.
  •   Researching parts requirements and good housekeeping of the Archive area
  • Administrate repeat orders
  •   Process quotes as requested

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

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Business Administrator Level 3, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group
  • As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full time position with company
  • Opportunities for further development as the area grows

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

The best in class hygienic process engineering company offering total project solutions across the globe.Briggs of Burton are now part of the Liquid Food Division of CIMC Enric Tanks and Process B.V. following an acquisition in 2016. The acquisition means Briggs of Burton join international group of companies that provide the design and implementation of turnkey projects, stainless steel process tanks and engineering services for the world’s leading companies.




Briggs Of Burton Plc Briggs House

Trent Works

Burton On Trent

DE14 2LH

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Training provider



Hannah Donald


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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