Business Administrator Apprentice – FORD & SLATER LIMITED (LS28 6SD)

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Ford and Slater have an exciting position as an Apprentice Sales Administrator in the fantastic team at our DAF Trucks dealership in Leeds. Our company has been globally recognised for its contributions to the industry.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Be IT literate with an eye for detail
  • A customer focused individual with excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to work commitments to meet the demands of the job
  • Organise the ordering, invoicing, and taxation of vehicles
  • Build a network of strong relationships with customers and key contacts
  • Liaise with customers, sub-contractors, sales team and factory representatives to solve problems as they arise
  • Manage databases across multiple industry-specific IT systems
  • Manage incoming calls from new and existing customers
  • Maintain vehicle files in line with company and legal requirements

About the Employer

Ford & Slater is one of the largest DAF Truck Dealership groups in the UK. We offer a range of cost-effective transport and finance solutions. As a privately-owned company we take a long-term view. The Company owns the majority of its dealerships, profits have been re-invested since 1991 and security of employment is very important. Our Mission Statement is to exceed our customer’s expectations by offering high quality transport services in an ethical manner at competitive prices. We will achieve this by utilising the synergies within our dealership group, offering innovative solutions and a “one-stop shop” provided by highly motivated and skilled long-term employees, reinvesting profits to provide modern, safe premises.

Training to be Delivered

Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3 – Leeds City College

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level 3

Employer Name


Employer Address

Grangefield Industrial Estate
LS28 6SD

Expected Duration

18 Months

Working Week

Mon – Fri 08:30 – 17:00

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£10,296.00 Yearly

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 (C)) Essential

Desired Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills


Personal Qualities

  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative

Future Prospects

The successful candidate will also be enrolled on a DAF training plan. The training plan will include a variety of online and face-to-face courses aimed at improving product knowledge.

Date Posted


Leeds City College