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Procurement and Logistics Apprenticeship

Global Rail Construction Ltd
The IO Centre Unit 20, Hearle Way, Hatfield, AL10 9EW
£184.80 to £356.40 per week
Closing date
1 Feb 2022

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Business / Management
Consulting & Business Services
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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Global Rail Construction Ltd is part of the Global Infrastructure Group and is a leading UK provider of design and build services to clients in the rail and transportation sector.

We are currently seeking a full time Procurement & Logistics Assistant to be based at our Hatfield office. With good MS Office skills, you must demonstrate the ability to remain calm in a fast-paced environment, with a thorough attention to detail.

You must be pragmatic, flexible, and open to change. The role will cover a variety of rail projects with a view to supporting cost effective and timely support and solutions, through collaborative working with both our tender and project teams and through maintaining excellent working relationships with subcontractors, suppliers and relevant third parties.

The role will require you to make site visits at certain times, so you must be medically fit. The role will provide the opportunity for initial learning, ongoing training, mentoring and future role enhancement.

Plant & Material dispatch:
  • Plant Maintenance servicing intervals recorded onto Procurement Database
  • Electrical Equipment (PAT's Testing) recorded onto Procurement Database
  • Test Equipment (Calibration UKAS Approved Suppliers) recorded onto Procurement Database
  • Maintaining Asset Register Database
  • PPE Issuing Process
  • PPE Journal Update
  • Updating Plant Register
  • Following up with suppliers and updating projects regarding delays or issues
  • Plant and materials consolidation from our laydown area
  • Maintaining a database of materials held
  • Filing and archiving

  • Vehicle Hire process
  • Driver Approval Process
  • FORS Familiarisation
  • Fuel Card reconciliation
  • Vehicle maintenance costs for all projects
  • Insurance Administration
  • Lightfoot Administration
  • Administration of vehicle checking process
  • Administration of Operators Licence
  • Lorry maintenance, checking and compliance monitoring
  • Project allocation monitoring

Materials Procurement:
  • Procurement Database (Requisitions, Orders & Delivery recording)
  • Tracking costs against tender allowances
  • Maintaining enquiry tracker and obtaining quotations for tenders and projects
  • Supporting hand back process (O&M Files)
  • Negotiating rate rebates with established suppliers
  • Materials stock control
  • Monitoring of the Supplier Register Proposed Training and Mentorship Process

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • General administration skills
  • Knowledge of Excel is key
  • Good organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Passionate and enthusiastic
  • Keen to build and develop a career within the industry
  • Proactive and forward thinking
  • Confidence in their knowledge of the market and ability to challenge and influence across all levels

Desired qualifications

  • You must have minimum GCSE grades of 4/C or above (or equivalent) in both mathematics and English

Future prospects

  • As you develop your buying and merchandising skills, knowledge and behaviours you will naturally progress your career
  • On completion of the apprenticeship there maybe the opportunity to continue your learning through a Higher (Degree) Apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • A full uk driving licence would be beneficial for this role
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