Southern Fire Doors Ltd

Purchasing Administrator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Southern Fire Doors Ltd (Employer)

Peta Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,000.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00
15 months (duration)
14 November 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
31 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Do you want to gain a range of office skills whilst specialising in purchasing? Are you motivated by earning a salary whilst gaining a qualification and valuable workplace experience? If so, we might have the perfect role for you.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

PETA Ltd are supporting a leading fire door manufacturer, Southern Fire Doors Ltd, in the recruitment and training of a Purchasing Administrator Apprentice. There are excellent progression routes available for the right applicant upon completion of the apprenticeship. Potential future roles include progression to Purchasing Manager or Stores Manager.

The Purchasing Administrator Apprentice will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintaining stock levels of product required for manufacturing
  • Finding the best prices for product from various suppliers
  • Passing phone enquiries to Managing Director / Sales Director
  • Taking messages as required for other staff members
  • Filing and archiving purchasing paperwork as required
  • Liaising with Workshop Manager
  • Ordering / dealing with general enquiries regarding stock

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard. You will complete a 15-month apprenticeship which includes 10 days at the PETA training centre in Cosham. You will be supported every 6 weeks with visits from your PETA Learning & Development Coach.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are excellent progression routes available for the right applicant upon completion of the apprenticeship. Potential future roles include progression to Purchasing Manager or Stores Manager.

Reality Check

Benefits: 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays. Permanent role. Excellent progression routes. Please note that the office is not easily accessible via public transport. We would encourage early submissions of applications, as these will be considered on receipt and suitable candidates invited for interview. We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early if the vacancy is filled before the closing date.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Positive attitude, The want to learn and progress

Qualifications Required

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