Heraeus Noblelight Limited

Business Administrator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Heraeus Noblelight Limited (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,870.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Thursday 7:00 - 15:30, Friday 7:00 - 12:30
18 months (duration)
17 October 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
12 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Heraeus Noblelight Ltd. is part of the global Heraeus Technology Group a fortune 500 listed company with over 15,000 employees and revenues in excess of 25 billion Euros. They are currently looking for a business administration apprentice to join their team.


What will the apprentice be doing?

This vacancy is for the business administrator (operations) role within our light source operations area, which includes EHS (environment, health and safety, quality, production planning, manufacturing, logistics, maintenance and manufacturing engineering. Your day to day duties:

· Creating and updating daily production KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)

· Create or update SOPs (Standard Operation Procedures)

· Workshop preparation, participation and documentation for operations teams

· Administrative support to our entire operations team – productions staff to the production manager

· Supporting our product quality, e.g., by monitoring sample production orders

· Support our product development, e.g., by monitoring R&D production orders

· Creating, guiding, supporting in and off various sorts of business processes from material sourcing to customer return managment

As you progress though your apprenticeship and develop your skills the duties will move more and more from observing and supporting to creating and leading. Successful candidate will report directly to the Production Manager, working closely all team member in the various operations teams. This role offers you an excellent opportunity to gain experience with the wide field of departments and find what truly fits your skills and interests.

To learn more about the Flash Lamps we manufacture, follow the link and click on the downloads: https://www.heraeus.com/en/hng/products_and_solutions/arc_and_flash_lamps/overview_arc_flash_products/arc_and_flash_lamps_product_overview.html

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

  • The learner will be studying the Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Day release to West Suffolk College
  • Functional Skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the 2 year apprenticeship there will be an opportunity to become a full time employee within the operations team along with the option to continue to the HNC or HND business pathway with a defined progression plan based on performance whilst fulfilling the role of Business Administrator 4 days a week, or to not undertake any further education, fulfil the role of Business Administrator 5 days a week.

Reality Check

Your role as business administrator (operations) will be located on our production floor and involve you closely in the teams. It consists of a strong share of PC based work but also requires you to confidently approach all of your colleagues to gather or share information.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Essential
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