Business Administration Apprentice - purchasing & payroll Spiro -Gills Thermal Products

Spiro-Gills is a fast-growing company, based in Stafford. They are looking to recruit a business administration apprentice dealing with various duties, but mainly around purchasing, payroll and job costing. You will also be responsible for submitting quotes to customers and trained to use SAGE and SIRROM software for purchasing and payroll.

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday- Thursday 8.00am -5.00pm, Friday 8.00am - 12.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Responsible for analysing and evaluating job information
  • Use of EXCEL and WORD in daily tasks
  • Trained to use SAGE for purchasing, which is then submitted to suppliers so job can go ahead with correct costings
  • Trained to use SIRROM software for payroll
  • Raise purchase orders through SAGE
  • Deal with internal and external stakeholder occasionally
  • Learn and practice all elements of health and safety across the company

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

This is an 18 - month Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship. You will be required to attend the training provider (In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge WS9 8UG), 2 days per week over a 5 - week period as part of the training, and you will have monthly assessor visits to see you at the company.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Further training will be offered to the correct candidate, once this qualification has been achieved.

Goal setting and a transparent career pathway will be discussed and adhered to.

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, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Engineering interest, Keen to learn, Desire to progress


GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade 4/C and above) Essential

About the employer

Spiro-Gills Thermal Products Ltd have been designing and manufacturing heat exchangers, process, and engine coolers and finned tube since 1946. Now, as a proud member of the DMI Group of companies, we continue production from our site in Stafford. During the course of the last 75 years, we have gained a knowledge and expertise in our field that is unparalleled and respected in our industry. We are able to design, fabricate and supply all major process cooling components, including finned heat exchanger tubes in either welded or applied fin tube form, and headers, plenum chambers, fan rings, bundle frames & structure. We also offer customers heat exchanger repair and re-tubing facilities undertaken to meet customers shutdown periods, typically a 10-day turnaround. Spiro-Gills offer a spares and replacement parts service for all types of air cooler, heat exchanger, and fin fan cooler. We endeavour to always exceed our customer’s expectations. With over 75 years' experience of manufacturing welded and applied fin tube and heat exchangers, your first call should be Spiro-Gills. Our mission is to exceed customer expectations - and we are dedicated to achieving this through ongoing review of process and systems. Our reputation is built on close working relationships with clients across the world, understanding their specific requirements and ensuring that we never disappoint. It is a reputation of which we are proud and one which we aim to build upon as our networks expand.


Spiro -Gills Thermal Products


Spiro-Gills Thermal Products

St. Alban's Road


ST16 3DR

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Training provider



Alex Jones

01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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