Apprentice Service Administrator - Precision Pneumatics Ltd - REF: KA018

Company overview:

"Precision Pneumatics is an Atlas Copco Premier Distributor supplying, servicing and maintaining compressed air and vacuum equipment. We are seeking an Administrator to provide support for our Service Department, which has customers in the Liverpool City Region, Lancashire, Cheshire and North Wales."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • To provide ‘first line’ telephone support to customers and ensure calls are answered promptly and professionally
  • To provide general administrative support to the Service Department
  • To assist with the preparation of documents and reports to be used internally and / or sent to customers
  • To assist with purchase ordering for the Service Department

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Be able to complete an apprenticeship standard in Business Admin
  • Excellent telephone manner and communication skills
  • Proficient IT skills
  • A good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and targets

Location: Knowsley Business Park, L34 9ET     
Contracted hours:  35    
Hourly rate of pay: Minimum wage (reviewed after 6 months) 

Closing date: Friday 7 May 2021  

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

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

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