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Assistant Buyer / Customer Service Apprenticeship Nasco (Uk) Ltd

Are you looking to start your career in a role that offers high satisfaction along with the opportunity for progression? Are you a confident individual with strong communication skills? If so, this is the ideal role for you!

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm with 1 hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    17 months

  • Possible start date

    31 May 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are seeking a new Assistant Buyer to join our Buying / Purchasing team. Working in a busy environment, you will help manage a portfolio of accounts, maintain and grow long-standing supplier relationships and develop new opportunities.

Responsibilities and Duties include:

  • Maintaining and developing relationships with large suppliers, wholesalers and buying groups 
  • Achieving best prices by negotiating with suppliers and evaluating cost comparisons
  • Managing the entire supply chain process to ensure accurate order completion 
  • Checking and maintaining stock levels to meet requirements 
  • Ensuring documentation is in order
  • General administrative support to the team

Full support and training will be provided.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to target and deliver significant cost savings 
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills 
  • Strong IT skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong organisation skills and great attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work under pressure and complete tasks to deadlines
  • Can work well as part of a team and independently 

Desired qualifications

  • Grade A-C / 7-4 in English at GCSE or equivalent is desired but not essential for this role

Future prospects

Progression into a full time role upon completion of the apprenticeship for the successful candidate.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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About the employer

Nasco (UK) Ltd has expanded extensively since it began trading in 2003. Their ranges of food and non-food items are sourced from the UK and other European countries and they also offer an in house date coding and labelling service accommodating for any foreign translation requirements.

Their strong relationship with both their suppliers and clients enables them to deliver the most popular brands in your area at the best possible prices. Their rapid success they believe is as a result of this; the competitive prices and the personal service that they provide. 


Nasco (Uk) Ltd


Great Western Industrial Park Unit

Dean Way



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Key Training Ltd


Jack Skiggs 07526012423

  • Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Standard
  • Functional Skills if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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