Purchasing Apprentice

Type: Apprentice
Region: East Midlands

Purchasing ApprenticeCastle Donington, DerbyAre you looking to begin your career in a Purchasing role? Do you want to learn and develop in a fully supported working environment? Look no further, we have the perfect opportunity for you!We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our small Supply Chain team as an Apprentice. This amazing team at Medstrom will support you from the very first day and will guide you in acquiring new skills and knowledge.You’ll be part of a team that relies on each individual to play their part to the best of their ability. As well as the colleagues that you work closely with every day, you’ll also be part of the “Medstrom family”, ensuring it continues to be a great place to work.As our Purchasing Apprentice, you will join us at our modern, fully refitted Head Office in Castle Donington, Leicestershire/ Derbyshire border.Our Head Office location has great transport links, on a regular bus route from Derby, Nottingham, and Leicester.The Benefits:– Apprentice starting salary of £15,000- Contributory pension scheme- 33 days’ holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays- Discounts and cashback on shopping, supermarkets, and holidays as part of our rewards scheme- Free onsite gym for all office employees- Salary Sacrifice Schemes including Cycle to Work- Great training, support, and mentorship- Receive a treat on your birthday- Be a part of an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) and the associated benefits of having a stake in the companyYour RoleAs a Purchasing Apprentice, you will be based within our friendly Supply Chain team and provide much-needed support to the department, supporting day-to-day sales order enquiries and projects if required.Duties will include.- Purchase order processing, including internal orders- Taking ownership of deliveries into the business- Deal with suppliers on order confirmations and any order changes- Liaising with internal teams with regards to order requirements and delivery timescales- Liaising with suppliers to obtain part numbers, pricing, and lead times- Taking ownership of warranty returns to suppliers- Developing strong professional relationships with business suppliers- Providing order cover/support to the team through holidays and sicknessWorking hours: Monday to Friday approx. 8.30am – 5pm (we can be flexible to fit around travel).You will be enrolled onto the Level 3 Procurement and Supply Assistant qualification, delivered in the workplace and online.About YouTo be considered as a Purchasing Apprentice, you will need:- GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above in Math and English (or equivalent) are desirable- Previous experience in an administration role would be desirable- Customer-facing experience is desirable- The ability to work under own initiative, prioritise work and follow procedures- Personable and articulate with a friendly but professional telephone manner- Good IT skills, including email and MS Office systems- The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form- Keen eye for detailAbout UsEstablished in 2010, Medstrom has developed a strong reputation for providing a reliable, dedicated and trusted service to our partners, across the UK and Ireland. As such, we are strong believers in wellbeing, personal development and feeling valued and appreciated whilst you are at work.As an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) we have independence in the market which is unlike any other company in the industry and through continued growth, we can offer great opportunities for you to develop with our business, which we call the “Medstrom family”.Webrecruit and Medstrom are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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