Join the team

Join the team

Would you like to become part of the Primary Engineer team? We are looking to grow our team with people who share our energy, passion and enthusiasm for inspiring and empowering young people. We have a number of Job vacancies below.

Finance Assistant Apprentice – Level 2 AAT

THE ROLE

We are leaders in encouraging and inspiring Children to become Engineers and promoting Engineering as a career path.

Our Service Delivery department play a key role within the business, creating the bridge between our Partners who fund our programmes and the Schools we work with.

Our Goal as a not-for-profit Company is to embed engineering into the fabric of every school, ensuring all children have the opportunity to engage with engineering from a young age.

The Role:

  • Support the sales ledger raising quotes and invoices 
  • Support the purchaser ledger with raising purchase orders, processing goods received notes and reporting 
  • Communicating directly with customers and suppliers for payment / balance queries and credit control 
  • To ensure financial administration is completed within given timescales 
  • Assist planning budget expenditures, analysing variances and reporting  
  • Financial reporting to other department heads where required 
  • Assist in supplier management and service providers by completion of supplier forms  
  • Maintain and administer filing system for effective and secure storage and retrieval 
  • To manage tasks in a timely manner 
  • Communicating with others, managing and replying to emails 
  • Report any issues/improvements where appropriate 
  • Build working relationships within own team and other parts of the organisation 
  • Support the organisation with general administrative duties as required 

The AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting is part of this apprenticeship, covering bookkeeping principles and costing and the business environment including Computerised accounting and cost recording systems, Double entry bookkeeping system, journal and control accounts, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. 

 

What You’ll Get: 

  • Salary £256.13 per week – 37.5hrs per week 
  • Fixed 15 month placement (review at 12 months to agree permanent extension) 
  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting 
  • Opportunity to progress onto Level 3 Assistant Accountant (AAT) Apprenticeship  
  • Located in Burnley, BB11 5UB 
  • Casual dress at Burnley Office 
  • 29 days holiday per year 
  • Increasing holiday allowance throughout employment 
  • Professional development opportunities and progression within a growing organisation 
  • Working with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies and UK Universities as part of their school outreach activities 
  • In partnership with Burnley College, support through a comprehensive training programme with recognised qualification 
  • Opportunities to engage with inspirational people and companies, joining industry site visits and conferences. 

 

We’re looking for: 

  • Individuals who are looking to develop their work, professional development and their knowledge in Finance 
  • Dedication to completing Apprenticeship programme within 12 month timeframe 
  • Attention to detail – the ability to input, reconcile, analyse and comfortable work with data. 
  • Uses of confidential systems – comfortably manage the correct system or process, and maintaining the security of the financial information  
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills – ability to organise yourself, prioritise tasks to deadlines and escalate workload problems or beyond remit for support  
  • Good communication skills – ability to effectively communicate with colleagues and stakeholders and can relay financial information in a way that non-financial staff can understand. 
  • An excellent telephone manner 
  • A good record of attendance and smart appearance 
  • Ability to demonstrate good literacy, numeracy and IT skills 
  • Minimum 5x GCSEs A*-C / 9-4, including Maths and English.  

 

You do not have to meet 100% of the requirements to apply – we’re looking for individuals who share our passion about the aims and aspirations we have and wanting to make a positive impact on the future careers of young people. 

If you want to work for a value led business who change lives through STEM & Engineering engagement, and you think you’re a good fit, then we want to hear from you!     

To apply please submit a CV with covering letter to recruitment@primaryengineer.com 

Business Administration Apprentice – Level 3

THE ROLE

We are leaders in encouraging and inspiring Children to become Engineers and promoting Engineering as a career path.

Our Service Delivery department play a key role within the business, creating the bridge between our Partners who fund our programmes and the Schools we work with.

Our Goal as a not-for-profit Company is to embed engineering into the fabric of every school, ensuring all children have the opportunity to engage with engineering from a young age.

The Role:

  • To support and engage with different parts of the business including interaction with customers, department heads and staff 
  • Undertaking inputting and analysis of data for use 
  • Working with business systems including online systems, company intranet, spreadsheets, simple databases, and presentations 
  • General office duties including answering telephone calls and referring them to the appropriate person/department 
  • Communicating with others, managing and replying to emails 
  • Assisting where required in production operations  

 

What You’ll Get: 

  • Salary £180.38 per week – 37.5hrs per week 
  • Fixed 15 month placement (review at 12 months to agree permanent extension) 
  • Level 3 Diploma for Business Administration 
  • Opportunity to progress onto Level 4 Business and Professional Administration Apprenticeship 
  • Located in Burnley, BB11 5UB 
  • Casual dress at Burnley Office 
  • 29 days holiday per year 
  • Increasing holiday allowance throughout employment 
  • Professional development opportunities and progression within a growing organisation 
  • Working with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies and UK Universities as part of their school outreach activities 
  • In partnership with Burnley College, support through a comprehensive training programme with recognised qualification 
  • Opportunities to engage with inspirational people and companies, joining industry site visits and conferences. 

 

We’re looking for:  

  • Individuals who are looking to develop themselves and their knowledge in Business 
  • Dedication to completing Apprenticeship programme within 12 month timeframe 
  • A good record of attendance and smart appearance 
  • Good communication skills and telephone manner 
  • Ability to demonstrate basic literacy, numeracy and IT skills 
  • Good time management and organisation skills 
  • Minimum 5x GCSEs at grade C/5 or above (or the equivalent) including Maths and English.  

 

You do not have to meet 100% of the requirements to apply – we’re looking for individuals who share our passion about the aims and aspirations we have and wanting to make a positive impact on the future careers of young people. 

If you want to work for a value led business who change lives through STEM & Engineering engagement, and you think you’re a good fit, then we want to hear from you!     

To apply please submit a CV with covering letter to recruitment@primaryengineer.com 

Service Delivery Co-ordinator

THE ROLE

We are leaders in encouraging and inspiring Children to become Engineers and promoting Engineering as a career path.

Our Service Delivery department play a key role within the business, creating the bridge between our Partners who fund our programmes and the Schools we work with.

Our Goal as a not-for-profit Company is to embed engineering into the fabric of every school, ensuring all children have the opportunity to engage with engineering from a young age.

The Role:

  • Recruiting schools throughout their engagement with fully-funded programmes and building supporting relationships with them
  • Problem solving challenges faced by schools to ensure pupils are inspired by engineering
  • Handling day-to-day calls and management of schools at multiple stages within our programmes
  • Ensuring information is accurate and up to date on CRM System
  • Communicate effectively and sharing key changes quickly
  • Providing a great level of service

What You’ll Get:

  • Salary £21,000 to £23,000 dependent upon experience
  • 29 days holiday per year
  • Increasing holiday allowance throughout employment
  • Professional development opportunities and progression within a growing organisation
  • Working with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies as part of their school outreach activities.
  • Opportunity to travel nationally and internationally with the Company
  • Opportunities to engage with inspirational people and companies, joining industry site visits and conferences.
  • Work from home / hybrid work patterns considered
  • On-site free parking
  • Casual dress at Burnley HQ Offices
  • Full-time role at 37.5 hours per week (8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri)

We’re looking for:

  • 1yr+ experience in a customer-focused role
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to listen and communicate credibly and effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work to objectives and agreed time-frames
  • Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail to manage multiple contracts at the same time
  • Good digital skills with Microsoft 365, Excel and Outlook and experience of using a CRM system
  • Confidence in seeking out new leads and contacting schools for the first time.

 

You do not have to meet 100% of the requirements to apply – we’re looking for individuals who share our passion about the aims and aspirations we have and wanting to make a positive impact on the future careers of young people.

If you want to work for a value led business who change lives through STEM & Engineering engagement, and you think you’re a good fit, then we want to hear from you!

To apply please submit a CV with covering letter to recruitment@primaryengineer.com