Job Summary
  • Salary
    £150.00 (per week)
  • Location
    Witham, Essex
  • Sector
    Business Admin Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    25th August 2017
  • Employer Name
    Simarco International Ltd
  • Distance from academy
    • 11.7 Miles
    • 19 Minutes
  • Address
    Crittall Road, Witham CM8 3DR, United Kingdom

Job Description

Are you interested in a career in Administration? Simarco are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking Apprentice to join their Transport team to support the Palletline Function. Working within a Young and Vibrant Team, you will be mentored by the business’ General Manager, and supported throughout!
·         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 4 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)