Volvo Trucks Supply Chain Parts Advisor Apprenticeship VOLVO GROUP UK LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Supply Chain incl Parts standard programme with Volvo Truck & Bus in Coventry, CV3 4PW. The right candidate will become an integral part of the Volvo team, handling stock and serving as the first point of content for customers, and will have the opportunity to advance once qualified.

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Closing date: 23 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,416.00

  • Working week

    40 hours, 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    30 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000168702

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Are you looking for fantastic career progression? If so, this apprenticeship might be just for you! The apprenticeship is an entry level position within Volvo's Parts Department with great progression opportunities once you have achieved your qualification. You'll not only be trained in how to excel within the Parts Advisor job role, but also learn about the whole supply chain, gaining an understanding of the financial, operational and logistical side of the business.

What does the role of Parts Advisor involve?

  • Being the first point of contact both face to face and over the telephone and delivering excellent customer service
  • Checking incoming stock against delivery notes
  • Handling, storing and receiving stock, payments, procedures, identifying, sourcing and ordering parts
  • Support customers and workshop staff with parts identification and process
  • Process cash and card payments for customer parts #INDPARTS

The training you will be getting

Supply Chain is at the heart of every business, especially a vehicle parts department. The apprenticeship is delivered over 24 months and apprentices will be expected to complete self-study tasks during the programme. Development Coaches will deliver 1-2-1 and group sessions with ongoing guided support from the employer throughout the programme. As a result of your training, you will achieve:

  • Supply Chain Practioner Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English & Maths (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

As an apprentice, you will be a full-time employee from the very beginning and while training you’ll be earning your place as an integral part of the Volvo team. Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress to positions such as Supervisor or Manager should you prove yourself to be the right candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Enthusiasm to learn, Organisation skills

Qualifications

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

About the employer

The first Volvo truck was born in 1928. Since then, they have grown to become the largest producer of heavy trucks in Europe. Their reliability is renowned. And it’s underpinned by their three core values – quality, safety and environmental care. With a network of over 85 fully equipped Volvo Truck & Bus workshops throughout the UK and Ireland, customers can count on their certified technicians to keep your Volvo truck in optimal condition.

Employer

VOLVO GROUP UK LIMITED

Address

Siskin Parkway West

Middlemarch Business Park

CV3 4PW

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Training

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain practitioner (fast moving consumer good) (previously Operator Manager)

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: 23 Jul 2023