Volvo Trucks Supply Chain Parts Advisor Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Volvo Group UK Limited (Employer)

Remit (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,480.00
40.0 hours per week 40 hours, 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
24 months (duration)
31 October 2022(start date)
23 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Remit are recruiting on behalf of Volvo Truck & Bus who are looking for a motivated and committed individual to join the Parts Team in Reading, RG2 0TG as an apprentice.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Are you looking for fantastic career progression? If so, this apprenticeship might be just for you! The apprenticeship is an entry level position within Volvo's Parts Department with great progression opportunities once you have achieved your qualification.

You'll not only be trained in how to excel within the Parts Advisor job role, but also learn about the whole supply chain, gaining an understanding of the financial, operational and logistical side of the business. What does the role of Parts Advisor involve? Being the first point of contact both face to face and over the telephone and delivering excellent customer service.

  • Checking incoming stock against delivery notes
  • Handling, storing and receiving stock, payments, procedures, identifying, sourcing and ordering parts
  • Support customers and workshop staff with parts identification and process
  • Process cash and card payments for customer parts

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

Supply Chain is at the heart of every business, especially a vehicle parts department. The apprenticeship is delivered over 24 months and apprentices will be expected to complete self-study tasks during the programme. Development Coaches will deliver 1-2-1 and group sessions with ongoing guided support from the employer throughout the programme.

As a result of your training, you will achieve:

  • Supply Chain Practitioner (Fast Moving Consumer Good) Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English & Maths (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As an apprentice, you will be a full-time employee from the very beginning and while training you’ll be earning your place as an integral part of the Volvo team.

Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress to positions such as Supervisor or Manager

Skills Required

Attention to detail, Enthusiasm to learn

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
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