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Business Administration Apprenticeship Unipres UK Ltd

Production Controllers are responsible for making plans and schedules to meet changing customer demands, such as determining the amount of material and employees needed to achieve schedules and the capacity of the facilities.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 07:45 - 16:30 and Friday, 07:45 - 14:10

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role will consist of supporting Material Handling with administration tasks involving:
• Understanding of container exchange and logistics packaging on a daily basis
• Updating work instructions
• Updating & controlling the storage locations using information on Core Apps
• Raising orders for equipment on Proactis whilst keeping within the department budget
• Auditing optafleet safety reports & compiling information regarding driving standards
• Control of forklift key fobs
• An understanding of haulage Brexit paperwork and oversee documentation
• Log and track all NCR’s, NCDR’s and 8D returns
• Tracking agency timesheets and creating personal files for new staff/logging all training
• Using and updating training matrix

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Software – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Positive
  • Professional attitude and telephone manner
  • Excellent Communication Skills

Personal qualities

  • A flexible approach to challenges and changes
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload
  • Must be prepared to work overtime where required

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Maths & English at 9-4, A*-C or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Career Progression within Unipres UK Limited is promoted within the departments, depending on the individual they may progress onto higher level studies and move up the departmental structure (team leader, supervisor)

About the employer

Unipres (UK) Limited are a 1st Tier supplier of steel pressings and sub-assemblies to the automotive industry their main customers are Nissan and Renault.  We currently have approx. 1200 staff and are situated in Sunderland next to the Nissan Plant


Unipres UK Ltd


Cherry Blossom Way



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City of Sunderland College

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Standard 

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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