Job Summary
  • Salary
    £150.00 (per week)
  • Location
    Chelmsford, Chelmsford
  • Sector
    Business Admin Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    27th November 2017
  • Employer Name
    Simarco International Ltd.
  • Distance from academy
    • 11.7 Miles
    • 19 Minutes
  • Address
    Crittall Road, Witham CM8 3DR, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

Are you interested in a career in Administration? Simarco an Award winning provider of international logistic and freight services are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking Apprentice to join their Transport team to support the Transport Department. Working within a Young and Vibrant Team, you will be mentored by the business’ General Manager
·        System data input of pick orders and booking of containers

·        Processing of customers’ warehouse and movement orders in accordance with established procedures and agreements

·        Book in orders for delivery

·        Book in receipt and discharge of all inbound freight, manually and via EDI

·        Raising of transport notes both internal and third party courier

·        Building of charge schedules/pricing for jobs

·        Ensure storage is correctly labelled

·        Maintain accurate stock control records  for stock in and out

·        Send serial numbers to customers as and when required

·        Obtain PODs for customers

·        Maintain filing and orderly administration systems of reference

·        Customer account management

·        Answer calls in a helpful and polite manner

·        Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently via email and telephone

·        Ensuring site and customer objectives are achieved

·       Carry out other work as requested by the Transport Manager

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents

Desired Skills

• A reliable individual with good communication skills both written and verbal
• Professional and polite telephone manner
• Enjoy working within a team but have good organisational skills to prioritise your own workload
• High level of customer service.
• Ability to work on own initiative.
• Ability to work unsupervised and under pressure
• Good organisation and ability to work to deadline is essential.
• Diligent with a high level of accuracy
• Accurate data entry
• High attention to detail
• Numerate
• Experience with Microsoft packages

Personal Qualities

• Enthusiastic attitude to their work
• Willingness to learn
• Common sense approach to problem solving
• Commitment

Future Prospects

Potential of a full time position or progression to a Level 4 Programme on Completion of your Level 3 Apprenticeship.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


The Apprentice will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for Business and Administration Professionals. The qualifications consist of:
• Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration
• Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths & ICT (if applicable)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)