Business Admin Apprentice in Christchurch at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 11/27/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As an apprentice, you will receive training from industry professionals in our Customer Support Team as part of our Avionics Business Unit. You will have the chance to work in this busy team gaining valuable hands-on experience in customer service and administration while also having the opportunity to work across multiple departments within the organization, gaining insight to the business as a whole all while earning a Level 3 apprenticeship.
You will work with us onsite 4 days per week and you will also attend college on a day release format in order to complete your Level 3 apprenticeship qualifications. The Apprenticeship training course is a total of 18 months.
The Challenge

  • Provide a range of support to the Customer Support Team in areas including account management, handling orders from receipt to goods out, quotations and shipping.

  • Completing work assignments as directed by the Customer Support Manager

  • Providing administrative support across all areas including customer interactions, proposals and our booking system

  • Ensuring excellent levels of customer service are maintained at all times including liaising with other departments as required to ensure service levels are met

  • Learn about Curtiss-Wright processes, products, systems, culture and people through completion of the Apprenticeship scheme.

  • The successful candidate may rotate through various departments to gain wider business understanding

  • May provide support and guidance to other Apprentices and to the HR Manager in delivering induction / hiring activities, presentations etc.

  • Five or more GCSEs at grade 5 or above (or equivalent)

  • Genuine interest in completing an apprenticeship in Business Administration which must be demonstrated in your CV/cover letter upon application

  • A strong interest in learning business administration and customer service skills

  • Good computer skills

  • Self-motivated and willingness to learn

  • Tuition fees paid by Curtiss-Wright

  • Day release to attend college/university

  • Competitive salary

  • Structured annual pay rise

  • Funding for books

  • 25 days annual leave

  • Flexitime

  • Company laptop

  • Free parking
About Curtiss-Wright
Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide, and has a turnover of over $2.5 billion per annum.
This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.
Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.