Location: Livingston Job Type: Apprenticeship What you need to know: Suit a School Leaver This is an exciting opportunity for a recent school leaver to join the busy pallet distribution company of a large transportation employer. Working in a thriving team you will be very much a part of ensuring the pallet distribution process runs smoothly and within agreed timescales.
What might a typical day in this job look like?
The Trainee Administrator will be trained in duties which will include:
Dealing with telephone and email enquiries
Speaking with customers and confirming freight input and output
Telephoning customers to take bookings
Inputting data onto the system
Helping manage the delivering and receiving of goods
Monitoring the process through speaking with colleagues and checking on the system
Updating client files
Following company policies and procedures
Dealing with issues and problem solving
Communicating with colleagues and other departments
Using photocopier and other office equipment
What will I learn?
You will undertake an SVQ Level 3 Business Administration and have the opportunity to improve your IT skills through the use of Microsoft IT Academy. Through continuous self-development you will also improve your communication skills, ability to manage timescales and prioritise your workload. What qualification or qualities are required? Ideally we are looking for National 5s including Maths and English, or Higher Grades.
Other personal attributes desired include:
Confident communication and social skills
Good IT and keyboard skills
Willing to learn
Able to use initiative and move from one task to another
Good team player
A mature attitude
Ideally someone who has undertaken some form of holiday or weekend job while at school