Business Administration Apprentice – Setting Out - Ahmarra Door Solutions Limited

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth PO6 1SD
Salary per week: £240.00
Working hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm (40 hours per week)
Applications in by: 02/05/2020
Interview Date: 07/05/2020
Job Code: AP33655

Excellent office-based career opportunity within the construction industry. Our fire door setting out apprentice will learn how to transfer sales orders into live production jobs via our setting out system. This information is then used to manufacture fire doors for large construction projects.   You will be part of a young, fast-paced sales & production team who take great pride in the high quality of their work and excellent reputation of our fire doors.

Ahmarra are one of the UK’s leading fire door manufacturers, working on major construction projects such as airports, schools, hotels and luxury mansions. Our clients include QA Hospital in Portsmouth, Marks and Spencer stores, Hilton Hotels, The Royal Albert Hall, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.

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Duties will include:

You will assist our sales and setting out team and learn all aspects of the sales, setting out and manufacturing processes:

  • Formulate production jobs and drawings using both auto-cad and our in-house production system
  • Learn technical knowledge of fire door, ironmongery and construction components
  • Learn how to place purchase order for materials required
  • Support the setting out/purchasing team with general administration duties.

Other information

  • The company uses autocad and MS Excel templates, which require accurate data input and an acute attention to detail, so possessing good MS Office knowledge is essential.
  • The Apprentice will learn all about the construction industry and all aspects of project management from order through to manufacture.

Skills required:

  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills and telephone manner
  • Excellent timekeeping

Personal qualities

  • Keen to progress
  • Eager to learn
  • Organised and articulate
  • Well presented

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade A – C / 4 - 9 in Maths and English (or equivalent)


  • Friendly working environment
  • 22 days paid holiday and bank holidays
  • Free uniform

Future Prospects:

  • 100% of our apprentices have been offered a full-time position on successful completion of their apprenticeship and have continued with further training/qualifications, promotion, wage increases and more responsibility.
  • Progression can include project management roles within the company and management positions are attainable for the right person in the future.
  • Transferable skills within the construction industry. The apprentice will learn all about the construction industry and all aspects of project management from enquiry receipt through to order.
  • Potential full-time employment for the successful candidate upon completion of the level 3 business administrator apprenticeship standard

Applications in by: 02/05/2020
Interview Date: 07/05/2020
Job Code: AP33655

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