Supply Chain Administrator Apprentice BUY IT DIRECT LTD

To assist the Returns/Order Processing Manager in dealing with and processing all customer orders and internal purchasing. To be responsible for processing order within the correct timescales to ensure that customer orders are met.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday Shifts

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • Order processing within the correct timescales for customer deliveries
  • Purchase orders, gathering confirmation that goods have shipped from our distributors
  • Input tracking info into our system
  • Update customers/internal departments if orders are delayed
  • Input claims onto our carriers system
  •  Follow up claims procedure providing all details needed within time
  •  Input of insurance order details as required into the system
  •   Liaise internally regarding delays to stock/order fulfilment
  • Liaise with the warehouse team regarding any stock concerns
  • To support with returns administration as require
  • Ensuring email inboxes are manned and queries dealt with
  • Highlighting issues/problems and suggesting process improvements where necessary
  • Any other administrative duties as required for the role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT literate and able to learn new computer systems
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, including Word and Excel
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as being able to work as part of a team


Personal qualities

  • Self motivated
  • Positive attitude and enthusiastic
  • Willingness and eagerness to learn
  • Reliable and committed to the role
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good time management
  • Confident telephone manner

Qualifications required

  • No experience required as full training will be given
  • No qualifications/experience but basic literacy and numeracy skills are important
  • Previous experience in the sector would be beneficial 

Future prospects

Full time position a possibility once completion of course, plus potential wage increases based on performance, targets and work satisfaction.

Things to consider

If considered for this vacancy, please expect a call from someone at the Textile Centre of Excellence for a telephone interview.

About the employer

Buy It Direct are one of the largest online retailers in the UK. They were established in 1999 and now have over 250 staff across 3 sites in Huddersfield, Barnsley and the East Midlands.




Trident Business Park Unit 4

Neptune Way, Leeds Road



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Training provider

In-company training given. You will gain a level 2 Business Administration qualification from this opportunity. Apprenticeship delivered one-to-one on company premises and consisting of:

  • Competency qualification (NVQ)
  • Employer rights & Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills
  • Apprenticeship framework

Apprenticeship framework

Fashion and Textiles

Training provider

The Textile Centre of Excellence

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Huddersfield Textile Training Ltd


Gianluca Cina 01484346500

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017