Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprentice

Damper Technology Ltd
Meadowbank House, Meadowbank Court, Nottingham, NG16 3SL
£192.03 per week
25 Aug 2020
13 Oct 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Duties will include:
  • Requesting quotations
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Expedite / follow up on orders placed
  • Communicating with suppliers by phone / email / face to face
  • Attending supplier meetings (both at DTL and on suppliers sites)
  • Liaising with other department functions (engineering / project management / quality / production / stores)
  • Dealing with resulting queries / escalating within the team where required
  • Collating item information (from suppliers)
  • Maintaining system data (item creation / purchase order due dates)
  • Involvement in perpetual stock checking and maintaining stock accuracy
  • Involvement in transport / courier services - arranging shipment and related paperwork
  • Use of SAP (MRP) (Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing)
  • Involvement in KPI reporting (Key performance Indicators)

Please note for the right candidate starting wage can be discussed, you will also receive pay reviews. Applicants will be required to undergo an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Time management skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Confidence with meeting/speaking to new people and conversing with ease

Personal qualities

  • Genuine interest in supply chain / procurement within an Engineering sector.
  • Attention to detail
  • Smart professional appearance
  • Polite and helpful
  • Self-motivated & reliable

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Vision Business has strong employer links within the sector, and we encourage all our employers to consider further opportunities, this may include progression onto an advanced/higher apprenticeship or full-time employment.

Things to consider

Please Note:

Only applications with a current contact number and/or email address can be accepted.

All applications are acknowledged by telephone in the first instance.

Every applicant must attend a Vision Business Assessment Centre prior to being presented to the employer.

On successful appointment:

You will be entitled to receive statutory annual leave.

You are responsible for funding your own travel to and from your place of work.

You must work with your Specialist to complete apprenticeship work on time and to the best of your ability.

You must conduct yourself in a safe and diligent manner and comply with health and safety policies and procedures.

You must uphold and promote the company policies and procedures, promoting those specifically to your area of work, including Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding.

Please note this vacancy may close earlier than the planned closing date in the event of the position being filled.