Procurement and Supply Chain Apprentice

Recruiter
Pneumatic Components Ltd
Location
Holbrook Rise, Sheffield, S20 3GE
Salary
£14,000.00 annually
Posted
04 May 2021
Closes
04 Jun 2021
Ref
VAC001706897
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
July
Duration
Permanent
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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