Level 4 Procurement and Supply Chain Apprentice

Recruiter
Babcock Integrated Technology Ltd
Location
Ashton House, Ashton Vale Road, Bristol, BS3 2HQ
Salary
£374.00 per week
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Closes
02 Apr 2021
Ref
VAC001676043
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
During the first year of your apprenticeship you will attend college on a weekly basis, and when not at college you will work across the 4 main areas of our supply chain business in 6 month placements. Throughout the course of your apprenticeship you gain experience in the following areas:
  • Planning & Inventory Management
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Operational Procurement
  • Logistics & Warehousing

As part of your apprenticeship you will learn how to do the following as part of your day to day job:
  • Place purchase orders with suppliers, utilising the business ERP system
  • Issue requests for quotations (RFQs) to suppliers and collate responses
  • Manage supplier order books and expedite deliveries
  • Understand and implement lean methodology

Additional benefits of the apprenticeship scheme include:
  • Support of a Mentor in your first year and by a Buddy who is a current Assistant Buyer/Buyer


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Safety conscious and show high levels of reliability
  • Punctuality and dependability
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and build strong relationships with co- workers
  • Enthusiasm for procurement and supply chain management
  • Demonstrates a strong aptitude for and interest in commercial and numerical based subject matter
  • Good communication skills


Personal qualities

  • Robust work ethic and willingness to take responsibility for personal, academic and vocational development


Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher (or equivalent)
  • GCSE English and Maths at grade B/6 or higher
  • 3 A Levels at grade C or above or equivalent Level 3 qualification e.g. BTEC at Merit or Distinction. (or predicted grades for those taking examinations in the summer)
  • Applicants with HNC/HND or Higher Level qualifications are also eligible for this training opportunity in commercial procurement


Future prospects

  • The aim of the apprenticeship is to prepare you for a permanent Procurement & Supply Chain role working as an Assistant Buyer within Defence Systems Technology.We are also committed to supporting further development of our ex-apprentices through further education and technical training


Things to consider

  • Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment
  • The role will be in an environment regulated by Trade Control legislation and involve working with controlled goods, technology and/or services. This may require you to meet enhanced security and regular screening checks
  • The Company reserves the right to vary, at any time, your normal working hours, in order to meet changing business needs