Purchasing Apprenticeship. LINDY ELECTRONICS LIMITED

Reporting directly to the buyer, the purchasing apprentice assumes responsibility for the administration of procurement of goods and services in order to fulfil the needs of Lindy's customer base whilst also maintaining an economical stock holding.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Inputting new product information into ERP system as directed by product managers.
  • Place purchase orders for new products where applicable as directed by product managers.
  • To ensure timely delivery of all purchase orders placed, vis overdue order chase report.
  • Updating ERP system based on information received from suppliers.
  • Creating shipment tariff submissions for freight forwarder.
  • Handing shipping documents and where nescessary updating ERP system and mailing to freight forwarder.
  • Booking deliveries into goods inward via ERP system.
  • Purchasing Stationary and sundry items as directed by buyer.
  • Keeping internal SOP/POP system updated with product information and pricing as directed by product management department.
  • Place purchase orders for out of stock products as directed by the buyer.
  • Acquire quotes for air feight and book air shipments as directed by the buyer
  • Provide dales department with product ETA's.
  • To complete any 'improvment opportunities' resulting from stock ussues and to take the appropriate corrective action as directed by buyer.
  • To lialise with lindy wearhouse departments for deliveries, test and quality control.

Performs other similar or related duties as and when necessary. Including any other reasonable instruction and any other task within their competence that is necessary to assist with the running of the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Can work in a team and individualy
  • Excellent time keeping

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • hard working
  • "Can do" attitude
  • reliable
  • trustworthy
  • organised

Qualifications required

  • Grade C or above in GCSE in Maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Possibility in a permanent position upon the completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Itec North East are working on behalf of the company. DO NOT CONTACT THE COMPANY DIRECT, If you have any queries please contact Itec North East on the contact details provided.

About the employer

As one of the world’s leading suppliers of cables, converters and adapters you’re sure to find everything you need here at LINDY Electronics. Established in 1932, our range has steadily expanded over the years and we’re now proud to bring you a comprehensive range of computer and AV connection technologies. Setting up a PC? Our dedicated USB and firewire and networking ranges are home to everything you require. In addition, our audio and video department features top-quality supplies for your home cinema system. Whether you’re looking for a network cable or a pair of noise-cancelling headphones, you’ll find top-quality solutions here. Browse our range today.




Sadler Forster Way


TS17 9JY

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Training provider

  • QCF Level 2 in Business Admin
  • Funcation Skills
  • Technical Certificate

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ITEC North East Ltd


Laura Mcmaster 01325328443 l.mcmaster@itecne.co.uk

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