Administration Assistant Apprentice

Runfold Plastics Limited

Apprenticeship summary:

Runfold Plastics is a well-established and dynamic company involved in many projects from a variety of industries around the globe. We are expanding and seeking a young energetic Assistant who is open to a challenging role, taking on a variety of duties within our busy offices. You will be reporting to our Works Manager, but will be expected to work with other Directors & Managers as the business requires. A good commercial awareness is vital together with an understanding to follow processes with communication to maintain control and management of expectations of all stakeholders.

Runfold Plastics is the leading custom dip moulding specialist. With 40 years of dip moulding experience we provide industry with knowledge, expertise and quality. With our in-house design and tooling capability we provide our customers with low tooling costs and fast lead time market entry for new products. Tooling costs can be typically up to one tenth for comparable profile by the injection moulding process.


  • Show awareness, commitment and adherence to the Runfold Safety and Quality systems;
  • To answer company telephone in a polite and professional manner;
  • To greet customers and other visitors to the premises;
  • Process all data entry as may be required on our company systems;
  • To be responsible for all filing and archiving records;
  • Liaising and assisting with customers where possible;
  • Attending meetings as required;
  • Assisting with sales and marketing department duties;
  • Maintaining quotations and CRM databases;
  • Assist in keeping all quality records and documentation to current issues;
  • Assist with the organisation of company events;
  • To fulfil any other administration duty that is required.


  • Good working knowledge of MS Office

Personal qualities:

  • Drive and passion to succeed
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels
  • Team player but also able to work on own initiative
  • Highly organised with a strong attention to detail

Qualifications required:

  • 5 GCSE’s or equivalent at grade A*-C (Grade 4 to 9) including English and Maths


  • Many opportunities for progress within the company
  • 22 days holiday + Bank holidays (increasing with length of service)
  • Full training
  • Health care scheme available

Future Prospects:

  • The position will hold many opportunities for the right candidate with the right attitude

Training to be provided:

Throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship you will be required to attend one of PETA training centres for off-the- job training.  The majority of training will be completed with your employer at your place of work.

You will work towards the following qualifications:

  • Business Administrator Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required)