Business Administration Apprentice - Kite Packaging

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth PO3 5RQ
Salary per week: £192.30
Working hours: Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.30pm (40 hours per week) Start and finish times can be flexible
Applications in by: 29/06/2020
Interview Date: 02/04/2020
Job Code: AP33645

Excellent office-based career opportunity within a progressive and fast- growing organisation.  Supporting the Purchasing team and covering all aspects of administration and customer care.

Kite Packaging was founded from scratch in 2001 with a unique vision - To be the premier packaging supplier in the UK with a philosophy of employee-ownership.

At Kite we believe that “customer satisfaction matters so much more when you own the business”, and so, from the moment Kite Packaging was founded, we established it as an employee owned business so that every single employee could share in the benefits that come from giving great customer service.

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Duties will include:

You will assist our purchasing and office teams in all aspects of day to day administration tasks.

  • Support the purchasing team with general administration duties.
  • To support operational functions liaising with departments, customers and vendors, maintaining relationships and updating database. 
  • Provide high levels of customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Advise delivery schedules to clients within departmental KPI’s.
  • Maintain the Company database through accurate data input.
  • Telephone and email communication
  • Switchboard duties to manage incoming calls to the department.
  • Work with the team and Operations management to improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of organizational goals to maximize effective, efficient, profitable output
  • Maintain the companies Health and Safety policy’s

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 Math’s and English (or equivalent)


  • Friendly working environment
  • 20 days paid holiday and bank holidays
  • Free on- site parking
  • Work based Pension after 6 months
  • Shareholder benefits after 6 months
  • Health cash plan
  • Death in Service

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.
  • Potential full-time employment for the successful candidate upon completion of the level 3 business administrator apprenticeship standard

Applications in by: 29/06/2020
Interview Date: 02/04/2020
Job Code: AP33645

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