Production Administrator Apprenticeship Chem Resist Group Ltd

Due to continued growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a business apprentice to join our production administration team. The role involves working closely with the stock controller, storeman & production manager to ensure the smooth workflow of production related administration within this innovative engineering company. Duties include raising purchase orders in line with manufacturing demands and liaising with suppliers via email and telephone regarding purchase orders and delivery dates as required.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary up to £13,000.00 - to be discussed at interview - dependant on age/experience

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday - 7.45am - 4.30pm. Friday - 7.45am - 3.15pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Administration of production works orders in the company ERP system
  • Issuing stock to works orders based on actual usages
  • Receipting works orders to stock
  • Generating new works orders, based on system supply and demand
  • The production administrator will work with the production manager and stock controller in all production related administration
  • Raising purchase orders in line with manufacturing demands
  • Liaising with suppliers via email and telephone regarding purchase orders and delivery dates as required
  • Ensuring that the policies of the company are observed and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of health & safety, equal opportunities and confidentiality
  • In order for the production administrator to gauge a full appreciation of the whole business operations at Chem Resist, it is expected that the right candidate will also spend some time training in other functions, such as accounts, goods in & projects administration
  • The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives
  • Full training will be given, you must be comfortable in using computers

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

As a business administration apprentice, you will complete the following qualifications as part of your apprenticeship:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills maths and English if equivalents are not already achieved
  • You will also develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work within an office environment
  • This apprenticeship is delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working time will be dedicated towards training and learning new skills
  • You will be allocated a tutor who will provide you with personal support and assessment at pre-arranged times
  • Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions
  • All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Great prospects for progression to a full-time position for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent maths & English (Grade 5/ C or above) Essential

Things to consider

The apprentice salary will be reviewed after the first 3 months and again after 6 months 20 days annual leave + 3 days between Christmas & New Year shutdown Annual Company Performance Bonus

About the employer

Since 1964, Chem Resist have developed market-leading Process Plant, premium branded Fluid-Transfer products and Pipework Systems to safely store and transfer aggressive and corrosive chemicals. Backed by unparalleled technical advice and customer service, we work with our customers to find solutions for the most challenging applications. And we are proud to say we are "Built with Integrity". What has been, and continues to be absolutely fundamental to our success is our whole team. We’ve got 50 people working here and we try and create an environment where everyone is happy, rewarded, fulfilled and also challenged.


Chem Resist Group Ltd





WF13 3SX

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Training provider



Mandy Hodson

01924 470477

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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