Apprentice Product Development Administrator

Business Apprenticeship

Apprentice Product Development Administrator

Employer: Vi Spring Ltd

Address: Ernesettle Lane, Plymouth, PL5 2TT

  • Employer Description

    Vi Spring Limited is a luxury bed manufacture with their head office based in Plymouth. They have been supplying the best bespoke beds since 1901. They have stores all around the world, from North America to China.

    The company’s main aim is to demonstrate the high standard of craftsmanship and a Guarantee of Quality valid for the lifetime of their beds.

    This apprenticeship vacancy is within Vi Springs Product Development Department. It’s a Product Development Department’s responsibility to create products with new or different characteristics that offer new or additional benefits to its customers resulting in increase sales and customer satisfaction.

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    Vacancy Description

    Vi Spring has a great track record with apprentices and is now actively seeking a talented individual to join their Product Development Department as a Level 3 Business Admin Apprentice.

    As an Apprentice Administrator in the Product Development Department, the candidate will be responsible for providing general administration support to the Product Development Team. This includes acting as the first point of contact for the company; answering department related incoming calls/emails and enquires. The right candidate will be ambitious and organised.

    Other key responsibilities may include:

    • Supporting the team in preparing costs of new products
    • Undertaking administration support for financial tasks
    • Providing computerised reports on new product costs
    • General administration tasks within Product Development

    This vacancy is one for the long term and offers excellent opportunities for an individual with the right motivation and commitment to progress to a more senior role. Vi Spring is renowned for retaining their staff, including previous apprentices, by treating them well and offering opportunities to progress.

    Hourly Rate

    Rate dependent on age and ability (minimum £3.70 per hour as the Minimum National Apprenticeship Wage)

    Working Hours

    39 Hours per week (Monday – Friday)

    Training Provided

    • Business Administrator Apprenticeship
    • Level 3 Diploma for the Business Administrator
    • Functional skills in English and Maths (if required)
    • On the job training and development will be provided to deliver a rounded experience within the Product Development Department

    Future Prospects

    Opportunities for progression within the company to a more senior role, this is a permanent position for the right candidate.

    Person Specification

    Skills Required

    • Ability to use Microsoft Office
    • Excellent inter personal skills
    • Experience with working in an office based factory environment would be beneficial, however not essential.
    • Having an aptitude for Mathematics is an advantaged in this role.

    Qualifications Required

    The ideal candidate will have a grade 4/C or above in English, Maths & ICT (or equivalent).

    Personal Qualities

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Can work independently and as part of a team
    • Well presented
    • Good work ethic
    • Self- motivated
    • Attention to detail

    Interested? Apply today via the 'Apply Now' tab at the top of this page! Or alternatively contact our friendly Recruitment Team on 01752 218086 to register your interest in the role.

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