Planning/Purchasing Office Apprentice.

PC Henderson (sister company of ASSA Abloy) Bowburn

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Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Business & Administration

  • GMFJ Reference
    150551
  • Wages
    £5.50 p/h
  • Hours
    38.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    28/09/2021
  • Start Date
    17/01/2022

  • Location
    Bowburn
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Business & Administration
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    PC Henderson (sister company of ASSA Abloy)

Description of Opportunity

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

For more information about this vacancy please contact Learning Skills Partnership on 01482338840 (Ref ID: 150551)

  • 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


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

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship.

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.

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

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.
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