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£929.50 per month rising to £1,014 after 3 months of good performance 

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Sandyford, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 5NZ

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Level 3 Business Administrator

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12 - 15 months


Inventory planning is the process of determining the optimal quantity of inventory in line with sales and production capacity. The role of the apprentice will include:

• understanding the process of sourced inventory demand and forecasting
• processing orders
• understand production methods and capacities
• understaning production plans
• maintain data using Churchill’s computer software
• communicate with production managers to prioritise urgent lines.

Maths is used regularly in this role as the apprentice will monitor stock levels, demands and forecasts. This is done using Microsoft Excel and our internal computer software “IFS”.

English is vital for communication via emails with internal managers, sales executives and external suppliers.

Working week:

Monday – Thursday, 8:00 – 16:45
Friday, 8:00 – 15:45

Qualifications Required:

GCSE Grades A - C (4 or above) in English and Maths


Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Thorough attention to detail
  • Good customer service skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work in a group and on their own
  • Strong organisational skills

Personal Qualities:

  • Enjoys problem solving
  • Good verbal and written communicator
  • Great telephone manner
  • Punctual
  • Great listener
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Confident
  • Team player
  • Understand the importance of “right first time” approach
  • Friendly, passionate, professional and can deliver excellent customer service and support.



A full-time, permanent position is available to the successful applicant after completion of the apprenticeship, subject to performance.


Based in the heart of the Potteries since 1795, Churchill is a world leading manufacturer and supplier of design led and inspiring professional tableware. We deliver innovative, high performing products to an ever changing global market place. Our priority lies with the offering of a total tabletop solution to a market which demands the best results from its tableware.

At Churchill, our people are at the heart of what we do. We believe in developing the skills of all of our employees and helping them to achieve their full potential.


Achieve Training, the largest independent training provider in Staffordshire, provide inspirational training and outstanding apprenticeship delivery. An OFSTED 'GOOD' training provider, with over 30 years experience, Achieve Training support over 2,500 people each year to learn new skills, gain qualifications and progress in their careers.

Other information:

Have you checked you can get travel to the business location? Do you have the required qualifications? and does the rate of pay meets your needs?