Office Administration Supply Chain Apprentice PUSTERLA 1880 UK LTD

A unique opportunity to work for Pusterla Pollards, an international, luxury packaging solution company, based in their Dover facility. Within this role you will be working within their fast-paced supply chain department, assisting with the administrative side of producing and delivering the products.

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Closing date: 09 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your responsibilities will be: 

  • Organise shipments with hauliers and customers
  • Update finishing and prep plans with boxes produced- check plan adherance
  • Update finishing and prep plans with last material arrival
  • Create Delivery Notes
  • Attend Daily Production Meeting and other necessary meetings
  • Assisting with Purchase Orders
  • Update Import File/Manning File
  • Manage the inbounds/ outbounds calendar
  • Update supplier schedule
  • Attend Weekly Lockdown Meeting
  • Assist with any job transfers from Leicester/ France / Glasgow
  • Communicate with suppliers- order acknowledgement/ deliveries
  • Check inbounds/ schedule delivery
  • Learn about the production processes- spend some time in the factory to understand
  • Visit other sites
  • Communicate with other departments- Production/ Technical/ Project Team

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Once a month online workshops delivered through EKC Group
  • Trainer Visits to the Apprentice's workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible full-time position upon completion of the apprenticeship 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

This role can involve National and potentially International travel in the future.

About the employer

We provide a complete end to end packaging solution with every element of the process managed from within our extensive UK based facilities in Leicestershire, dover and Glasgow.







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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


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01227 811 315

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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