Planning & Stock Control - Business Administration Level 3 apprenticeship WILLIAM KING LIMITED

William King Limited are looking to take on a Planning & Stock Control - Business Administration Level 3 Apprentice to work within their team. As part of your position you will monitor stock at the port and request material from the port to maintain appropriate stock levels and assist with stock queries at stock take and support the stock take reconciliation.

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Closing date: 11 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Your wages will increase yearly - £12,000 in year one, £15,000 in year 2 and £18,000 in year 3.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, Start times include 9.00am core hours but can start 8.00am or 8.30am Monday - Friday, Finishing times include 5.30pm core hours but can finish 4.30pm or 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assist with daily stock queries and general stock related problems
  • Monitor and flag aged stock issues for action
  • D365 stock control housekeeping
  • Release work orders to the manufacturing team in priority order taking into consideration campaigns that enables efficiency within manufacturing facility
  • Order pallets & maintain database

The training you will be getting

  • This is a level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship delivered over a period of 18 months
  • You will be required to attend the training centre, In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, WS9 8UG, on 2-day block release for 5 weeks
    After this, an assessor will visit the apprentice at the company premises, one day per month, for the duration of the training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On completion of your apprenticeship, you would be offered a permanent role, along with any further training, if required


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Good work ethic, Flexible / adaptable


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

Things to consider

It is desirable for the candidate to have some experience in an administrative capacity, particularly in a manufacturing environment.

About the employer

William King is one of Europe’s leading independent and privately-owned metals service centres. Our group, which includes William King Ltd, Mi-King Ltd and Mi-King s.r.o operates three world class facilities that add value to customer supply chains through processing and just-in-time delivery of metals across a range of industrial sectors. From our three European sites, we provide products and services in: Steel including high-tensile, pre-painted, light gauge steels including tin mill products Electrical steel Aluminium We supply into all manufactured goods sectors, ranging from automotive, mobility and domestic appliance through to packaging and engineering industries. Key to our success is the agility that comes from being an independent company, complemented with our long-term view and commitment to invest in technology, industry-leading processes, and of course the skills and knowledge of our people.




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Union Road

West Bromwich

B70 9DR

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Training provider


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


Alex Jones

01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

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

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