South Staffordshire College

Supply Chain Apprentice – Faiveley Transport Tamworth Ltd (22/02/2017)

Closing Date: Wed 22nd February 2017
Salary: £7000
Category: ApprenticeVacancy

Vacancy Description:

  • To support the Stores and Planning teams in daily tasks such as booking customer and manufacturing orders as well as using Movex (Faiveley Transport’s MRP system)
  • Liaising with customers to provide them with factual information on their orders
  • To work on improvement initiatives identified by the team by gathering information, analysing the information and presenting your findings
  • Attend College one day per week and complete all work set by the NVQ assessor within the appropriate time frame
  • Perform tasks considered to be within his / her capability
  • Ensure any information is passed over to the relevantperson
  •  Communicate to your supervisor / manager any deficiencies in the supply chain activity as they are detected and suggest any possible actions to correct these
  • Adhere at all times to the company’s Health, Safety & Environmental instructions and requirements
  • Take on any other reasonable responsibilities or tasks that are within the employee’s skills and abilities.


Title: Supply Chain Apprentice

Employer: Faiveley Transport Tamworth Ltd

Employer Description: Faiveley Transport is an international manufacturer and supplier of equipment for the railway industry founded in 1919. Faiveley Transport has subsidiaries in more than 24 countries. At Faiveley Transport, you are part of a committed team in a global network that makes sure that the equipment we design, manufacture and maintain meets the highest expectations from our customers.

Vacancy Location: 11 Darwell Park, Mica Close, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 4DR.

Working Week:  Monday – Thursday: 7.30am – 4pm Friday: 7.30am – 12.30pm (37 Hrs)


  • Level 3 Certificate in Logistics Operations
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT Level 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills


Vacancy Type: Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Duration: 18 months


  • Demonstrate Faiveley Values at all times: Reliable, Passionate, Collaborative.
  • Discrete and diplomatic manner, demonstrating impartiality of judgment.
  • Resilient.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Can-do attitude


Qualifications: 5 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C or above including English Language and Mathematics.

Skills required:

  • Numerate
  • Sound IT skills (particularly Excel)
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety legislation.
  • Ability to efficiently organise work load.
  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team.


Future Prospects: Possibility of a full time contract upon completion of apprenticeship.

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