NPI Business Administrator Apprentice - Laleham Health & Beauty

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Job Summary

Location: Alton GU34 2PR
Salary per week: £307.69
Working hours: Monday - Thursday 09:00 - 16:00, Friday 09:00 - 14:00
Applications in by: 05/09/2019
Interview Date: 11/09/2019
Job Code: AP32518

The purpose of this post initially is to provide general administrative support to the New Product Introduction Teams, as well as the ownership of certain administrative tasks across the department. The post holder will gain knowledge and experience working alongside Project Managers and Coordinators on a variety of accounts.
The role will be highly administrative and requires close attention to detail with high levels of IT literacy. Predominantly this is an office based internal role but some customer contact will be required.

To apply for this role you should be proactive and enthusiastic and looking to progress your career within Project Management and the Health and Beauty Sector.

Laleham has over forty years’ experience in supporting health and beauty brands. With operational excellence in both our philosophy and our policies, we employ 500 employees across two sites, providing a full service development and fill operation. We also have in-house specialist licenced and accredited manufacturing and warehousing facilities.

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Duties will include:

Following training, the initial key duties of the post are as follows;

  •  Bill of Material administration – Creation of and amendments to all finished goods Bills of Materials onto internal systems.
  • Carry out any required BOM amendments as required by a Project Manager / Coordinator.
  • Carry out any required packing specification changes as required by a Project Manager / Coordinator.
  • Create and manage any required stock requisitions.
  • Pre-Production standards, including obtaining components, arranging filling, packaging, forms and posting.
  • General sample posting.
  • Daily and weekly attendance to internal Planning meetings as an NPI representative. Responsible for two way feedback between Planning and the NPI Project Managers.
  • Attendance to Customer meetings as and when required.
  • Attendance to internal Project meetings as and when required.
  • System report running.
  • Carry out other associated projects related duties as determined by the NPI & Demand Manager.

Additional Information:

  • This Job Description is a guide only and is not exhaustive.
  • Additional duties may be required as and when the needs of the business or position dictate.
  • Training will be provided.
  • It is not anticipated that applicants will have an in-depth knowledge of Health and Safety legislation or Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), rather that they can identify potential risks in a working environment and conduct themselves in a safe working manner.

Skills required:

  • Accurate with excellent attention to detail - essential
  • Advanced level of literacy and numeracy required - essential
  • Ability to organise workload and work proactively on own initiative. - essential
  • A good understanding of the importance of both internal and external customer care and the means by which it is achieved
  • Ability to work individually and as an interchangeable member of a small team
  • System driven and ability to work to procedure
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-task workload
  • Ability to use computerised information systems to input and update information as appropriate.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook. A good understanding is essential.
  • Demonstrate ability to efficiently plan, organise and manage tasks

Personal qualities:

  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Positive attitude and outlook
  • Energetic, confident, proactive, results – orientated team player.
  • Good interpersonal skills at all levels of the business both internally and externally - essential
  • Flexibility – ability to react and respond positively to changes in priority and workload - essential
  • Ability to retain focus and maintain a calm demeanour under pressure
  • Ability to exhibit a professional demeanour and consistently apply the highest standards when dealing with employees, colleagues and customers.

Qualifications required:

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


  • 29 Days annual holiday inc bank holidays
  • Early finish on Fridays
  • Potential for long term progression within the organization
  • You will complete a Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard within the first 15 months of employment

Future Prospects:

Following training, the development and progression opportunities within this role are:

  • To manage any required BOM amendments for designated Customers through the relevant site NPI process, liaising directly with Customers on their requirements.
  • To manage any required amendments to or creation of Packaging Specification requests as and when required

Applications in by: 05/09/2019
Interview Date: 11/09/2019
Job Code: AP32518

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