Heraeus: Apprenticeship – Planning and Procurement

Job Reference:
Closing date: 2018-01-31


Heraeus, a speciality light source company, located on Cambridge Science Park are recruiting an Administration Apprentice to join their Planning and Procurement teams.   The apprenticeship will lead to a Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about pursuing a professional career within these areas and will undertake a variety of administration duties including:

  • Releasing daily production orders
  • Running planning reports and updating graphs
  • Updating the due list
  • Loading sales orders
  • Updating documents
  • Keep Planning department organised and tidy
  • Archive documents
  • Raising Purchase Orders
  • Running reports to maintain raw material stocks
  • Monitoring of acknowledgements and expediting overdue deliveries
  • Running reports to maintain supplier consignment stock


Desirable skills:

Good written and verbal communication.

Attention to detail.

Ability to self-organise.

Competent knowledge of all Microsoft programs (specifically Excel and Outlook)

Hours of work:

37.5 hours Monday – Friday

8.30am – 4.30pm with one hour for lunch

Salary £8,320 p.a.

Please send a letter of application and CV to Jackie Quazi