I-Beam Admin Assistant

22 Fifth Avenue, Blue Bridge Industrial Estate, Halstead, CO9 2SZ
Annual wage: £11,000.00
19 Feb 2019
19 Mar 2019
Start Date
12-18 months

Job Summary

Bolt Building Supplies Limited (part of the Harlow Group) are a well-established market leading manufacturer of Timber Products, Floor Joists & other timber materials supplying Timber Merchants, Builders Merchants and Major House Builders. This company has an out-standing reputation for the quality of their workmanship and on-going customer care and recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.

They are currently looking for an apprentice to aid in the administrative duties and support the on-goings of the business. As an I-Beam Admin Assistant, your main responsibilites will include:

  • Arranging Call Offs.
  • Booking in of goods delivered.
  • Producting credits where required.
  • Arranging deliveries to site.
  • Liaise with customers and provide a knowledgeable service in the office.

It is their plan to grow this role for the future and this is an outstanding long-term career opportunity for the right individual. If this sounds like what you are looking for in a career, then do not hesititate to apply now!

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About the employer

Over the years, Bolt Building Supplies Limited has earned a reputation for excellent service to the building industry. We are proud of this and continue to serve all our customers with this in mind. The Bolt fleet of lorries, almost all of which have crane off-load facilities, ensure prompt and reliable deliveries throughout East Anglia, the Midlands and the South.

We are an independent Builders’ and Timber Merchant with a specialist Roof Truss manufacturing. From our 8-acre site in Halstead, Essex, a comprehensive range of building and contracting materials are available. We also offer sheet materials, doors, mdf & softwood mouldings, construction metalwork, as well as smaller items at our Trade Counter - such as tools, fixings, safety gear etc

Trading since 1977, Bolt continues to grow and move forward. We currently employ 58 staff at our Halstead depot. In late 2015, Bolt was aquired by Harlow Brothers, and is now a member of their group of merchants.




Fifth Avenue, Blue Bridge Industrial Estate



Working week

  • Monday - Friday 8am-5pm (1 hour lunch break)
  • Total hours per week: 40.00

Training to be provided

  • Level 3 in Business and Administration
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (If needed)

Apprenticeship standard
Business Administrator

Expected apprenticeship duration

18 months

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
Desired skills

  • IT Literate- knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook 365
  • Good communication skills
  • Organised, with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to ensure work is always accurate and within time constraints

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Highly customer focused
  • Great attention to detail

Desired qualifications

  • It is desired that the successful candidate will hold GCSE grades (A-C) / (9-4) in English and Maths.
  • However, if these have not been achieved Key Training will provide support and upskill in these subjects through Functional Skills, which will be a requirement.


  • Competitive salary subject to experience.
  • Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme.
  • 25 days holiday rising with continuous service.

Future prospects

  • If hard work has been shown throughout the Apprenticeship, there will be the opportunity to progress onto a full-time position within the company after completion of the Apprenticeship.
  • Looking for an apprentice to grow and contribute to the company long-term.