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Sales & Production Office Apprentice

A fantastic opportunity is available to join a busy office; to work as part of a team to provide flexible administrative support as required.

Fibreline Ltd has a long and distinguished history. Founded in 1982 the company pioneered the use of carded synthetic fibres in upholstery cushions and has grown to be the largest independently owned upholstery cushion fillings manufacturer in the UK. Today, Fibreline can offer its customers unparalleled quality not only in fibre but also in foam and feather fillings. Trading is from premises close to Keighley town centre and easy walking distance from the train station.

If you are interested in this position then please send a CV or apply in writing to apprenticeships@keighleycollege.ac.uk

Working in our sales & production office.
The duties will include;
Printing worksheets & labels for factory production.
General Filing
Taking customer phone calls and answering queries.
Booking in of raw materials onto IT system
General office assistance when & where required

Weekly wage: £ 150
Hours: 8.30 am – 5.00 pm
Total Weekly Working Hours: 37.5
Working Days: Monday – Friday, Wednesday day release to college.

Skills Required

You should be able demonstrate good communication both verbal and written and be conscientious in the approach to your work and your development. You should be able to work equally as well within team, as on an individual basis and have good IT skills – Excel / Word.

  • Motivated and forward thinking
  • Organised
  • Confident and presentable
  • Excellent team player
  • Personable, willing and enthusiastic.

Qualifications Required

GCSE grades C or above in Maths and English AS levels (or equivalent).

Acceptance is subject to college initial assessment, and interview.

Personal Qualities

You will need to be reliable and punctual and have a smart appearance.

  • Polite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy and accurate typing skills
  • An ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail

Framework title Business and Administration Intermediate Level
Length of Programme: 12 – 15 months
Mode of delivery: Day Release
Course content:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration (QCF)

Functional Skills qualifications:
– Level 1 Functional Skill in English
– Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths
– Level 1 Functional Skill in ICT

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities
+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Employers Name

Fibreline Limited

Employer Description

Fibreline Ltd has a long and distinguished history. Founded in 1982 the company pioneered the use of carded synthetic fibres in upholstery cushions and has grown to be the largest independently owned upholstery cushion fillings manufacturer in the UK. Today, Fibreline can offer its customers unparalleled quality not only in fibre but also in foam and feather fillings. Trading is from premises close to Keighley town centre and easy walking distance from the train station.

Employer Website

http://fibreline-ltd.co.uk

– Please explain why have you applied for an office apprenticeship in a manufacturing business rather than in a service industry based business?

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour from 1st October 2015. This applies to 16 – 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

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