Trade Supplier Apprentice FLAIR PLASTIC PRODUCTS LIMITED

Flair Windows are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to work within this experienced & well-run company to gain a Level 2 Trade Supplier Apprenticeship. We are looking for someone who has a passion for customer service and an interest in the glass industry. This role offers great development opportunities for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,145.60

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8am – 4:30pm & Friday 8am – 4pm

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000234563

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

On a day-to-day basis as an apprentice, you will be doing the following:

  • Liaise daily with customers & advise them on numerous products and offers.
  • Generate business through leads and existing customers.
  • Serve customers at the Trade Counter.
  • Taking orders and payments in person, via telephone and email.
  • Monitor and accurately control stock.
  • Stock ordering for all branches.
  • Allocate stock and ensure the stock is delivered to the branches through our transport team.
  • Receive deliveries from suppliers, ensure all quantities are correct undamaged, resolving any deficiencies/anomalies.
  • Promote additional products and services to customers.
  • Complete customer collections.
  • Perform any other duties as may be deemed necessary or as may be required by the company.

The training you will be getting

The apprenticeship consists of:

  • Intermediate Standard Apprenticeship -Trade Supplier
  • Functional Skills in English and Math’s (Level 1/2) where applicable

All aspects of your training will be delivered on-site with your employer, and you will have regular site visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship program.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential for the candidate to progress through the company and gain experience within all sectors. The main aim is to bring somebody into the team and for them to develop and become a key team member.

We are looking to invest our knowledge, skills, and time in the right person. This position has the potential to develop into a successful career for the right candidate with the position growing with the company.


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, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Practical Skills, Independent work, Product Knowledge, Manage P.O.S, Can-do attitude, Reliable & Friendly, Goals & Aspirations, Flexible, Approachable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A* - C / 9 - 4) Desired

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates Please note that interviews may take place before the vacancy close date and the successful applicant may start before the advertised start date. The work can also be physically quite demanding and will involve climbing steps to collect stock so please consider this before applying. BENEFITS - Manageable workload - All training provided - Room for progression within the business - Friendly atmosphere - Business has been trading for over 25 years

About the employer

An independent, family run business, Flair Windows & Doors has branches in Minworth, Lichfield, Coventry, and Warwick. We are currently looking for a Trade Counter Sales Assistant to join our ever-expanding team in Warwick. Why not join us and be part of our success story as we continue to grow our business. We are looking for dynamic self-motivated people who work well within a team environment, you will need to be customer oriented, proactive, enthusiastic, and energetic.

Employer

FLAIR PLASTIC PRODUCTS LIMITED

Address

Unit 4

Harriott Drive

Heathcote Industrial Estate

CV34 6TJ

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Training

Training provider

GLASS & FENESTRATION TRAINING SOLUTIONS LTD

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

Contact

Donna Allen

donna@flairwindows.com

0121 624 5001

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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