Business Administration Apprenticeship


The Compleat Food Group are a new food group on a mission to create great quality, tasty and affordable food that people love to eat. We believe that this should be done in a way that delivers a positive impact on the world and maximises the social, economic and environmental well-being of the communities we are part of.

We are now recruiting for Assistant Materials Controller to join our site management team to be based out of our Clitheroe site.  

Hours/Shift: Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00

Fixed term contract for length of apprenticeship

18 months

Salary- £12.000 

Responsible For
Supporting the Materials Control Team / General Admin

To offer administrative support within the materials control team but to also learn first-hand by gaining valuable experience within the role.

Key Duties
 Follow Health and Safety procedures at all times and ensure all potential hazards are observed and reported
 Follow the company processes, site operating procedures in relation to food safety, hygiene & allergen control
 Using Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint in general daily tasks
 Using the Company accounting, warehouse management and material requirement planning systems to manage supplier accounts
 Producing daily reports and sending to the relevant people, including stock out reports
 Raising purchase orders and placing orders with suppliers
 Processing delivery notes

Processing invoices
 Tracking deliveries
 Updating purchasing records (e.g. Dates, invoices and discounts.)
 Managing stakeholders, developing positive relationships with suppliers (inside and outside the UK), internal departments and other sites within the business
 Being a point of contact for supplier queries (via phone or email)
 Organising meetings, taking minutes and circulating actions
 Managing any projects which are assigned
 Working collaboratively with other departments such as finance, stock control and warehouse

Company Values
Responsible For growing and influencing our categories, for the farm to fork process: sustainability and ethics. Always considering our colleagues, communities and other stakeholders
Enterprising Thinking outside the box, prepared to act and make decisions quickly when the need arises, being flexible and adaptable.

Creative Seeking out and providing innovative, creative and unique solutions to both customers and partners which add real value.
Passionate Understanding consumers and developing truly great products for them. Above all, passionate about food.

 GCSE’s in Maths and English
 Working towards Business Administrator Level 3
 Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene (online training provided in house)

 No prior experience needed
 Experience in an admin role desirable

Key Skills and Knowledge
 Proficient in Microsoft Packages
 Must be adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve programs in a timely manner
 Must be able to communicate clearly, both written and orally, as to communicate with employees, members of the materials team, and in group presentations and meetings
 Must be able to effectively read and interpret information, present numerical data in a resourceful manner, and skilfully gather and analyse information
 Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently
 Must be organized, accurate, thorough, have excellent attention to detail
 Must be dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management direction, and must be able to improve performance through management feedback
 Must maintain confidentiality and security at all times
 Must deliver a professional service at all times
 Must be able to make decisions independently within their own remit
Personal Qualities
 Confident, can-do attitude
 Strong character & personality
 Ability to influence, challenge and coach others appropriately
 Becoming a role model to peers and team members

If you are interested in this role, please email