Buying Assistant Apprentice

Trimcraft Ltd
Bishop House, Abbeyfield Court Abbeyfield Road, Lenton Nottingham, NG7 2SZ
£9,360.00 annually
17 May 2021
30 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

1. Samples
a. Chase suppliers for samples, quotation etc
b. Process physical samples
c. Organize sample consignments for product testing
2. Purchasing
a. Listing products on excel sheets
b. Listing product and generating orders in SAP
c. Process order confirmation
3. Product development
a. Conduct market research into products
b. Co-ordinate product testing
c. Sourcing new products/vendors

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training will be work based and delivered in partnership with our training provider Norther Training academy.
You will have regular visits form your Learning Assessor Coach who will guide and support you towards achieving a level 4 Buying and Merchandising assistant qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There will be opportunity to become a full-time buyer on a permanent basis.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths , English (Grade (Grade 5-7)) Desired

Things to consider

A passion for products especially craft related products

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