Procurement and Supply Chain Apprentice

Pneumatic Components Ltd
Holbrook Rise, Sheffield, S20 3GE
£14,000.00 annually
04 May 2021
04 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
We are seeking candidates to support the buying team. Alongside completing the CIPS apprenticeship the post holder will develop the skills and knowledge to buy goods and services in an accurate, timely and cost-effective manner, becoming a permanent member of the professional procurement team.

Key Responsibilities:
With direction the post holder tasks will include but not be limited to:
  • Processing purchase requisitions in line with product specifications and within agreed T&C's
  • Expediting purchase requisitions and maintain up-to-date delivery information
  • Supporting the buying team in requests for quotations, analysing price and delivery information
  • Accurately update purchasing database
  • Building supplier relationships and learn about supplier management tools and techniques
  • Monitoring supplier performance in line with contract KPIs
  • Resolving invoice and delivery discrepancies
  • Providing accurate data/information for monthly department reporting
  • Supporting the buying team in ensuring excellence in ethical, environmental, and safe purchasing practices
  • Keeping accurate records for audit purposes
  • Assisting in monitoring and planning demand for goods/services

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Proficient administration, numerical and organisational skills
  • Proficient IT skills using Microsoft Office applications
  • Confident communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn and grow, to challenge status quo, ambitious and motivated.
  • Flexible can-do approach
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and manage own time
  • High level of resilience to take accountability of own actions
  • Ability to work as a team and independently
  • High attention to detail

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE's Grade A*-C or 9-4, or equivalent including English & maths

Future prospects

  • Progression within the buying team to Assistant Buyer supported by further learning and development including higher level CIPS qualification

Things to consider

Please ensure you can get to site when applying for the position. There are good transport links including tram and bus routes from Sheffield, Worksop, Rotherham, and Bolsover to explore. We also have free parking.

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