Planning/Purchasing Office Apprentice PC Henderson Ltd

PC Henderson Ltd · Competitive · Bowburn
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We are currently seeking to appoint a Planning/Purchasing Office apprentice at our PC Henderson Business Unit in Bowburn, Durham. As part of the planning and purchasing team, the apprentice will support all aspects of production, planning and purchasing activities.

Main Responsibilities and Challenges:

Updating excel spreadsheets, ensuring accuracy of information

Raising production orders in Globe

Amending purchase orders where necessary

Consolidation of information in Globe on purchase orders

Retrieving information re stock, sales and production demand

Adjusting stock where necessary

Printing of fitting instructions for production

Chasing supplier delivery dates

Updating priority boards

Providing support with goods in administration

Liaising with despatch team

Support outside processing information

Providing support to the Quality Assurance team by producing rejection notes

General office and filing duties

Assisting other colleagues outside of the department where necessary.

As part of your apprenticeship journey you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn from experienced colleagues
  • Develop job-specific skills
  • Earn whilst you learn.

During your apprenticeship, you will:

  • Be required to attend monthly training sessions to fulfil the academic apprenticeship criteria
  • Be responsible for your own daily activities and prioritisation of tasks and workload
  • Develop a good working relationship with both external and internal costumers

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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Capable of taking responsibility and showing initiative
  • An excellent team player but able to work successfully as an individual
  • Well-structured and self-disciplined
  • Smart in appearance, polite and professional
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Has a logical, methodical approach to problem solving
  • Has a good level of accuracy and attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Must be computer literate, confident, outgoing and possess good people skills.
  • Show an interest and an eagerness to learn.

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally have already completed a base program in ERP/manufacturing software.
  • Educated to higher pass level, (B or above) in Maths, English.

Future prospects

Full training will be given in this challenging and varied role to ensure that the apprentice has the skills and expertise to become a permanent member of the team upon completion of the apprenticeship programme. Wage reviewed and increased based on performance.

Things to consider

How to make your application stand out from the crowd As part of your application process you can submit an optional 2 minute video, we will provide you with some top tips on how you can make your submission stand out from the crowd.

Please do not contact the employer directly. Learning Skills Partnership is the main point of contact for this vacancy as we are providing a full recruitment service for the employer.

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About the employer

PC Henderson (sister company of ASSA Abloy) Established in 1921, PC Henderson has been creating the highest quality sliding and folding door hardware for over 98 years. Our products can be seen in a wide variety of residential, commercial and industrial applications across the world.

Based in Co. Durham, UK our manufacturing plant is one of the most advanced of its kind, constantly achieving strict ISO 9001 quality standards. We also have offices in Ireland, the Netherlands and China along with an extensive network of distributors and representatives across the globe - exporting to over 70 countries worldwide.

At ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, we are driven by a passion for innovation. Using the latest technologies and tried and tested techniques, we are constantly developing innovative access solutions to ensure everyone can experience a safer and more open world.

We dont just open doors to events, hospitals, homes, hotels, airports and businesses... We open doors to challenging and rewarding careers.

We have trust in people and believe our people are our most important asset. Empowerment is part of our culture and we generously give responsibility and provide opportunities to develop professionally, whilst growing as an individual.

Employer

PC Henderson Ltd

https://www.pchenderson.com/

Address

Unit 1

Durham Road

Durham

DH6 5NG

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Training

Training provider

LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Skills Partnership

Contact

Holly Parkinson 07432840539 holly.parkinson@lsprecruit.com

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship plus Functional Skills and Technical Certificate if appropriate.

This apprenticeship programme is delivered with a blended learning approach and includes a mixture of onsite tutor visits and online tutor led sessions. All delivery is completed in the workplace and you will not need to attend any off-site training.

  • Capable of taking responsibility and showing initiative
  • An excellent team player but able to work successfully as an individual
  • Well-structured and self-disciplined
  • Smart in appearance, polite and professional
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Has a logical, methodical approach to problem solving
  • Has a good level of accuracy and attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Must be computer literate, confident, outgoing and possess good people skills.
  • Show an interest and an eagerness to learn.

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally have already completed a base program in ERP/manufacturing software.
  • Educated to higher pass level, (B or above) in Maths, English.

Future prospects

Full training will be given in this challenging and varied role to ensure that the apprentice has the skills and expertise to become a permanent member of the team upon completion of the apprenticeship programme. Wage reviewed and increased based on performance.

Things to consider

How to make your application stand out from the crowd As part of your application process you can submit an optional 2 minute video, we will provide you with some top tips on how you can make your submission stand out from the crowd.

Please do not contact the employer directly. Learning Skills Partnership is the main point of contact for this vacancy as we are providing a full recruitment service for the employer.

__________________________________________________

About the employer

PC Henderson (sister company of ASSA Abloy) Established in 1921, PC Henderson has been creating the highest quality sliding and folding door hardware for over 98 years. Our products can be seen in a wide variety of residential, commercial and industrial applications across the world.

Based in Co. Durham, UK our manufacturing plant is one of the most advanced of its kind, constantly achieving strict ISO 9001 quality standards. We also have offices in Ireland, the Netherlands and China along with an extensive network of distributors and representatives across the globe - exporting to over 70 countries worldwide.

At ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, we are driven by a passion for innovation. Using the latest technologies and tried and tested techniques, we are constantly developing innovative access solutions to ensure everyone can experience a safer and more open world.

We dont just open doors to events, hospitals, homes, hotels, airports and businesses... We open doors to challenging and rewarding careers.

We have trust in people and believe our people are our most important asset. Empowerment is part of our culture and we generously give responsibility and provide opportunities to develop professionally, whilst growing as an individual.

Employer

PC Henderson Ltd

https://www.pchenderson.com/

Address

Unit 1

Durham Road

Durham

DH6 5NG

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location

__________________________________________________

Training

Training provider

LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Skills Partnership

Contact

Holly Parkinson 07432840539 holly.parkinson@lsprecruit.com

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship plus Functional Skills and Technical Certificate if appropriate.

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