LISI AEROSPACE is a worldwide manufacturing specialist for assembly solutions as well as engine and structural components used for aircraft. The PRODUCTION BUYER APPRENTICE position opens the door the the dynamic, modern and fascinating world of industrial procurement. Working alongside champions in their field, you can only succeed!

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Performance Related Pay (PRP) - twice a year. Yearly grade increase. Medicash enrolment after 6 months probation. Option to Opt into Company pension after 3 months under the age 22, over the age of 22 automatic opt-in after 3 months Company pension.

  • Working week

    Our normal hours of work are 37.5 hours per week with a 30 minute break. Core hours are 8.00am to 5.00pm and Monday to Thursday and 8.00am to 12.00pm Friday. A flexible approach is required.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will hold a significant position within the organisation, assisting in the purchasing of goods and services across all departments
  • You will also assist in maintaining supplier performance for On Time Delivery and cover administrative duties to ensure pricing, invoices and Purchase Orders are managed in accordance with company procedures
  • Another vital aspect of this role is to place routine/repeat Production and Maintenance tooling orders to ensure production levels are maintained by preventing stock-outs

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship
  • Fully remote training delivery commencing shortly after the starting date
  • Individual training courses (including technical and soft skills)
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of the apprenticeship, we are hoping to offer a full-time Production Buyer role, assigned to one of the manufacturing departments.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 5 Subjects including Maths and English (Grade 4 and above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, English, Computer Science (Grade A*-C) Desired

Things to consider

Please ensure transport arrangements are in place before applying.

About the employer

LISI is a global industrial Group, specializing in the manufacture of assembly solutions and high-value-added components for the aerospace, automotive and medical sectors. As a partner of the world's leading players and thanks to the commitment of nearly 10,000 employees in 13 countries on 4 continents, LISI innovates and invests in the research and development of tomorrow's products; to meet the needs of its clients, particularly in terms of quality, safety, and performance. The LISI Group differentiates itself by focusing on two strategic areas: innovation and operational excellence while integrating a strong CSR culture.




38 Butlers Leap



CV21 3RQ


Marcin Klaczek


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Apprenticeship standard

Commercial procurement and supply (formerly Public sector commercial professional)

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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