Trainee Buyer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1278479821-2
  • Date Posted: 25 March 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: KHR Recruitment Specialists
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Apprentice Pay: £18,000 to £18,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: Training + Benefits
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Retail & Consumer Products, Procurement & Supply Chain, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Our client is a leading National Construction business who have been established for almost 20 years.

Due to business growth, they are looking to recruit a Trainee Buyer to join their friendly team on the outskirts of Maidstone.

This is an entry-level role that would suit an ambitious and enthusiastic school/college leaver who is looking to build a career and join a company that can offer training and development.

The Trainee Buyer will work within the Procurement team and assist them with their day-to-day tasks including:

Create and manage purchase, hire, and sub-contract orders
Liaise with Project Managers regarding items purchased and delivery dates
Maintain accurate records of all transactions
Ensure all suppliers are approved
Build and maintain relationships with suppliers
Monitor spend against budgets
Respond to any internal and external queries
Stock control

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established, growing business that can offer full training for someone looking to take on their first job.

Hours will be Monday to Friday 8am-5pm. Starting salary of 18,000 increasing to 18,500 after successful completion of a probation period.

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