Purchasing Apprentice EXERTIS (UK) LTD

We are recruiting for an Apprentice to be based within the Purchasing Team at Hypertec Ltd. The role of is to assist the Purchasing team to plan and manage all company procurements, ensuring an efficient procurement process and cost savings.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.30pm, with an hour unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Manage our backlog of Purchase Orders and ensure payments are being processed efficiently
  • Provide support to the Sales department with queries around stock
  • Process orders and manage through to completion
  • Monitor and manage Service Level Agreements
  • Monitor Supplier performance
  • Maintain and update accurate due dates for delivery of products into our warehouses
  • Liaise with Vendors for special bid pricing and manage internal process
  • Work closely with Product Managers to ensure availability and stock levels
  • Oversee inbound movement of goods from suppliers
  • Organise inbound shipment of goods
  • Resolution of warehouse dispute notices
  • Communicate with and support sales team

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administration Level 3 qualification
  • 20% off the job training within the office or at home

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Working within the Purchasing department, once qualified you would have the experience to work as an Assistant Buyer, progressing to Buyer over time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6) Essential

About the employer

Exertis is the UK's largest IT distributor and has offices around the UK.




Hypertec, Unit E

Aerial Business Park, Lambourn Woodlands


RG17 7RZ




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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Please create an account and apply via our website.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jul 2024