Apprentice Office Administrator - Label Line - REF: K009

Label Line UK is a label printer and scanner supplier amongst other associated services. This is a family owned and run business based on Knowsley Industrial Estate in Kirkby.

Established in 2008, Label Line has over 40 years of technical expertise of working with the leading manufacturers of label printers.

The company offer a wide range of products and services such as thermal printer and date coding repairs, new and refurbished equipment, service/preventative maintenance contracts and consumables (print heads, ribbons, label etc.), supply new and refurbished scanners and PDAs, print and apply systems, label applicators and SICK sensors.

The company work with various different industries such as Food, Retail, Healthcare, Pharmacy, Packaging, Logistics, and Electronics.

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship in L2 Customer Service or L3 Business Administrator (depending on qualifications and/or experience)
  • Accounts and general admin
  • Will be required to process orders
  • Contact customers via email and telephone
  • Send quotations
  • Inputting data on spreadsheets
  • Processing invoices
  • Checking supplier statements
  • General office admin

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Have good customer service skills
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Have good practical skills
  • Be able to follow instructions
  • Have good timekeeping

Location: Kirkby
Contracted hours: 34 hours per week, Monday to Thursday (9am to 5pm) and Friday (9am to 4pm) with 1 hour for lunch
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage 

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 11 July 2019

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If you would like support completing your application form, please email theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk with the subject heading 'Application Support’