Business Administrator Apprentice OLMEC-UK LTD

Working in a friendly and fast-paced office environment, the successful candidate will be providing administrative support to the office, engineering and finance team. You’ll be working alongside a supportive team of people who thrive in a busy, challenging atmosphere delivering cutting edge equipment to global customers.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 5.00 pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Sorting, distributing and processing incoming mail and deliveries and arranging and dispatching outgoing mail and deliveries
  • Answering telephone, meeting and greeting customers
  • Assisting with purchasing and accounts as directed by Office Manager e.g. preparation of invoices, chasing delivery dates, purchasing items,
  • Requesting and accurately processing timesheets
  • Scanning, photocopying, filing and shredding
  • Maintenance of office calendars, preparation and updating of holiday forms, management of absence procedure
  • Computer related tasks such as the preparation of manuals and other documents
  • Maintaining office and kitchen stock areas and tasks associated with maintaining a pleasant working environment e.g., replenishing refreshments, emptying dishwasher, dilapidating and recycling packaging
  • Form co-operative and respectful working relationships with colleagues across the business


  • Pleasant, personable character
  • Numerate and with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel
  • An ability to deal with colleagues, suppliers and customers in a professional and friendly manner
  • Honest, discreet and trustworthy
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work to tight deadlines

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

Training will be at North Lindsey College where you will access a wide range of facilities on offer.

Day release. 

You will undertake The Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship standard.

You will undertake Functional Skills for English and/or maths if needed. 

You will undertake both on and off the job training by a team of industry qualified professionals to give you the best skills, knowledge, and experience.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

You must be able to travel to and from work and college. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

Olmec design and build vision inspection systems with the safety and protection of consumers at their heart. From defect and contaminant inspection, through to full scale track and trace authentication, we help household brands ensure a safer world for their customers.







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Training provider



Sheryl Benson

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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