Oaklands Distribution

Customer Relationship Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Oaklands Distribution (Employer)

The Nvq Training Centre Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £200.00
37.0 hours per week Mon - Fri 9 - 5pm
12 months (duration)
7 December 2020(start date)
Customer service practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
11 January 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Oakland International are a multi-temperature supply chain logistics specialist and an ethical family business. Due to ongoing growth across UK Sites Oakland are very excited to have opportunities for people seeking a new challenge.


Duties will include:

  • Be proactive in managing customer accounts end to end
  • Build and maintain excellent customer relationships
  • Participate in monthly and quarterly reviews to discuss performance, operational brief compliance and share new idea opportunities
  • Attend events, exhibitions and supply chain seminars to gain a better understanding of the industry and to promote Oakland International in a professional manner
  • Coordinate the End of Month Stock Checks, where applicable in conjunction with the relevant department head and report back internally on performance of the team
  • If there is a representative on site for any Month End checks you will need to be present
  • Build working relationships with peers and work colleagues both within the department and throughout the company
  • Build an understanding of the logistics team and be their single point of contact
  • Maintain records on inbound performance into Oakland
  • Pass customer claims to Customer Services Department to be logged

Future Prospects

Long term career development available.

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Other Information

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Good numeracy skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to multi task/prioritise workload
  • IT literate

Qualities Required

  • A real willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • A team player
  • Reliable
  • Hardworking

Qualifications Required

  • Maths and English (GCSE Grade C/4 or above or equivalent)

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • Teaching and learning the skills, knowledge and behaviours within Customer Services
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