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Apprentice Business Administrator - now recruiting

Supporting the office function of the business across all departments. To include finance, operations, purchasing, customer services, engineering, marketing, and HR. An all-round support role.

Full Time – 38 hours per week (working pattern to be agreed)

Duration: 18 months

Greater Manchester based Heatrod Elements is the UK’s leading manufacturer of heating elements and associated process heating equipment required for your industrial heating applications. Having recently moved into a brand new, environmentally conscious production facility in Bolton we are uniquely positioned to provide electric products and solutions using manufacturing processes which are sympathetic to our precious environment. "Renewable ways to make renewable energy friendly equipment".

Responsibilities will include:

  • Admin support for the non-production side of the business
  • Reporting into the HR Manager
  • Daily tasks will be allocated by department managers
  • Working across operations, finance, purchasing, engineering, quality, marketing, and HR
  • Dealing with general enquiries for customer services (email/phone)
  • Preparing various reports across different teams
  • Dealing with orders into the online shop
  • Booking collections for returns
  • Updating various data sets for managers
  • Printing/filing of invoices
  • Ad-hoc HR projects
  • Supporting the marketing department
  • Helping input commercial invoices
  • Checking stock availability
  • Supporting the continuous improvement manager with sourcing materials

Desired skills:

  • IT skills - knowledge of Microsoft Office packages e.g. Word, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook with the ability to learn bespoke systems and programmes
  • Good numerical skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Personal qualities:

  • Commitment to an Apprenticeship programme
  • Able to meet deadlines along with working under pressure
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Ambitious
  • Honesty/trustworthy
  • Hardworking
  • Can show initiative
  • Able to take direction
  • Can pay close attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Commitment to the company
  • Can work in a team and use your own initiative
  • Excellent understanding of teamwork
  • Willingness to learn and improve with the company

Desired qualifications:

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects:

Progression within the company is available upon successful completion of this apprenticeship.

If you think this role could be for you, please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]