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Business Administration Apprentice - Design Department REF: LS131 - Sheffield (S20 3GH)



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The Role
There is currently an opportunity for an apprentice to join our busy Design, Costing and Quoting Team. The successful candidate will have a good level of self-confidence, drive and motivation in order to support a busy team, working towards learning to cost and quote for Fabrication projects independently.

Duties Will Include

  • Assisting the 3 Design, Costing and Quoting Engineers.
  • Gathering prices for materials and parts from known suppliers over the telephone.
  • Gathering information from the Engineers and recording it accurately using Microsoft Office.
  • Preparing quote packs for customers, and process sheets for production from the information given.
  • Recording quotes on a excel spread sheet quote register.
  • In time, beginning to follow up quotes by ringing and engaging with current and potential customers.

    The Person

  • Confident in communicating with people, both face to face and over the telephone.
  • An eye for detail and the ability to record information accurately.
  • Numeracy and an understanding of numbers is an essential part of this role.
  • The ability to work within a team and feel confident in asking questions.
  • An interest in engineering and costings would be an advantage and the interest in learning by read technical drawings and using CAD/ Solid
  • Works or similar programs would be advantageous.
  • This role would suit a punctual, polite individual who has an eye for detail and precision.

    Skills Required

  • Good numerical skills are essential.
  • The ability to use Microsoft office.
  • A good level of academic education with a bent towards design and technical drawing.
  • Experience in hands on practical subjects such as GSCE Engineering and or Design technology or similar would be advantageous.

    The successful candidate will study a level 2 in Business Administration. This will be aided by an assessor who will carry out all assessments as work based learning, within the workplace.

    Hours and Wage
    37 Hours Per Week. Monday to Friday.
    £166.50 Per Week.

    Progression Opportunities
    The candidate will work towards a higher qualification should they be successful.

    The Business
    The business is a long established family owned and ran business. With a heritage spanning over 91 years the business prides itself on its reputation for quality and service. With 70 employees working from three sites on the Industrial Estate, there are opportunities for any new employees to grow and develop within an excellent working environment. We have successfully worked with a range of apprentices across the group over many years and view our apprentices as the continuing life blood of the company.

    The Source is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

  • Vacancy Type: Admin
    Job Level: Apprentice/Trainee
    Town/City: Sheffield
    Region: Sheffield
    Hours: Full Time
    Salary: £166.50 to £166.50 Weekly
    Application deadline: 07 December 2017
    Start date: 18 December 2017

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