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Apprenticeship Vacancy IT & Operations Assistant Apprentice, Blackhall

IT & Operations Assistant Apprentice

We are recruiting for an IT and Operations Assistant Apprentice to join the team at Print Stitch or Dye in Blackhall! If you enjoy tinkering with IT, enjoy solving problems and have an eye for detail then this role is perfect for you. You’ll gain experience in including print, design and production all while gaining a wage and a qualification! This role also offers quick career progression if the candidate applies himself/herself in the role.

Apprenticeship Level 3 IT Software, Web and Telecoms Advanced Apprenticeship
Duration 18 Months Level Advanced Level 3
Vacancies Available 1 Working Week 37.5 Hours per week
Possible Start Date 04/06/2018 Date Posted 02/05/2018
Closing Date 01/06/2018 Reference Number TBC
Weekly Wage £140.00    

General Duties are to Include:

  • Working alongside the Operations Manager on a daily basis, processing orders received from the Customer Service Team, getting them ready for the Production Team.
  • Working on complex excel sheets detailing product code, garment sizes and order quantities
  • Operating various printing equipment, embroidery machines and heat presses.
  • Prepare print files/design print files for customer orders.
  • Mainly office based but will need to be flexible to work in production/despatch when required in busy periods
Qualifications Required
  • GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at a minimum of grade C
Essential Skills
  • GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at a minimum of grade C.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel

If you don't have your English and Maths qualifications, our traineeship programme will help you gain them at no cost! Visit this webpage for more information.

Desired Skills

To be successful in this role you:


  • GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at a minimum of grade C
  • Must have knowledge/experience of Excel (the role is Excel heavy) 
  • Have a basic understanding of the wider Microsoft packages
  • Experience of using cloud based solutions
  • Basic coding knowledge or someone who is eager to learn this – SEO knowledge would be a huge advantage 
  • Strong maths skills and any design skills would be an advantage 
Personal Qualities
  • Can do attitude, for example - Someone who wouldn't shy away from changing ink on printers and troubleshooting any basic IT problems
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Problem solver 
  • Uber organised as this role requires the successful candidate to multitask on a regular basis
  • Flexible
  • Artistic
  • Creative 
Future Prospects

Progression to Production Supervisor and then Production Manager 

Things to Consider
  • Due to factory location they must be local with access to transport or be able to drive.
  • Someone who has been tinkering in IT for years and not someone starting from scratch, (this can be as a hobby or interest rather than in a professional environment).
  • Quick career progression if the successful candidate applies himself or herself in this role. 
Print, Stitch or Dye
We live in the North East and are dedicated to supplying and personalising a wide range of garments and items such as workwear uniforms, sportswear and leisure wear. …Printed t-shirts, embroidered baseball caps, polos, hoodies, hi viz vests, weather proof jackets, scarves, fleeces… you name it we stock it and can customise it for you! (Stitch loves customisation) We’re also really creative too! So if you want a personalised garment but don’t have a design - no worries! We can design it for you!

East St
TS27 4HA

Employer Vacancy Map Level 3 IT Software, Web and Telecoms Advanced Apprenticeship

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