Overview

Employer Description: Planer PLC is manufacturer of bench top incubators, programmable freezer, logger and alarms. for the safe preservation of medical and biological specimens

Hours of Work: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (Mon-Thurs) 8:30 am – 3:45 pm (Fri) with 45 mins for lunch

Annual Holiday Entitlement: 21 days paid holiday per annum, plus 8 statutory days

Pay: £210 per week, with six monthly pay reviews

Job Description:  Working within a small, but very busy admin and manufacturing team:

  • Maintain ‘Kanban’ stock including Kanban cards, stock in bins, replacing Kanban cards in bins, photos on bins and rotating stock
  • Assisting with all packing duties from production staff including making packaging moulds
  • Assisting the warehouse staff with ‘goods in’ and ‘despatch’ including holiday cover
  • Forklift duties for over 18yrs only. Training will be provided leading to a certificate for permanent employees
  • Updating and maintaining suppliers details on the computer system after contacting them by telephone
  • Assisting with filing production test records and scanning job cards
  • Kitting sales orders prior to despatch
  • Kitting Work In Progress stock prior to assembly

Skills & Abilities required:

  1. Excellent communication skills with clear spoken and written English
  2. Good knowledge of customer care, able to deal professionally with customers & telephone callers
  3. Accurate and confident I.T. skills
  4. Meticulous, well organised & able to check & verify information
  5. Able to work flexibly within a team; asking for and giving support as needed
  6. Able to follow procedures and learn to work to deadlines
  7. Able to understand the importance of being punctual and the impact absence has on team effectiveness

Eligibility:

  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship
  • Applicants that hold a degree or equivalent qualification will not be eligible to apply
  • GCSE’s passes in maths and English are not essential requirements
  • Applicants must reasonably be able to travel to work within a maximum of 1 hour

Apprenticeship Information:

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship Framework in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (if required)
  • Level 2 BIIAB Diploma in Business Administration
  • Minimum Duration: 12 Months
  • A minimum of 1 day per week will be allocated for training purposes

About Planer Plc

Planer PLC is manufacturer of bench top incubators, programmable freezer, logger and alarms. for the safe preservation of medical and biological specimens