Apprentice Purchasing Administrator WILSONS LIMITED

Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager, this role requires the individual to provide support for the day to day administration of the Purchasing team. This role will be working within a close and dynamic team and have a keen interest to progress within the purchasing function. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right applicant.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001178282

  • Positions

    1 available

Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager, this role requires the individual to provide support for the day to day administration of the Purchasing team. 

This role will be working within a close and dynamic team and have a keen interest to progress within the purchasing function. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right applicant. 

Key responsibilities:  

  • Update the supplier data base on an ongoing basis
  • Scanning purchasing documentation to the central server
  • Raising purchase orders within the company stock system and communicating these to the supplier base
  • Checking supplier acknowledgements
  • Progressing orders with suppliers
  • Communicating supplier updates to the sales team
  • Provide administration support to the team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A good knowledge of Microsoft package
  • Good administration skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Have the ability to manage their own work load
  • Drive and enthusiasm to progress
  • The ability to work as part of a dynamic team

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to learn new skills

Qualifications required

  • English & Maths GCSE grade C or equivalent

Future prospects

As a member of a growing purchasing team, there are future opportunities to progress into a buying capacity entailing managing inventory commodities for the business.

Things to consider

The role will involve working on a computer for large periods of the day. From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

WILSONS is a major distributor of aerospace released Aluminium, Nickel, Stainless Steel and Copper Alloy products, selling into the aerospace, defence and high tech industries, worldwide. We have a highly experienced team and a first-class working environment for all employees. We are committed to recruiting high quality people and ensuring their continual development.

Employer

WILSONS LIMITED

Address

Nordic House

Old Great North Road

Sawtry

Huntingdon

PE28 5XN

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Business Administration 
  • Functional Skills (if required) 
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities 
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

HUNTINGDONSHIRE REGIONAL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Huntingdonshire Regional College

Contact

01480 379205


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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017