Graduate Buyer / Junior Buyer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1309882351-2
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Barclay Meade
  • Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Retail & Consumer Products, Civil Engineering, Engineering, Procurement & Supply Chain, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Global business are looking to hire a recent graduate seeking a career in procurement. Graduate calibre, Junior Buyers can also be considered. Applicants should be seeking a progressive career within the procurement/supply chain space.

The Graduate Buyer / Junior Buyer will join a large sourcing team - supporting management in the coordination and execution of procurement activity.

Specific duties of the Graduate Buyer / Junior Buyer include:

  • Placing of Purchase Orders with suppliers
  • Expediting suppliers for delivery dates/statuses
  • Build relationships with stakeholders in engineering and projects
  • Manage the administration of contracts and POs in MRP system, supplier and other procurement data

Graduate Buyer / Junior Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Educated to degree level, or be of graduate calibre with procurement/supply chain experience
  • Relationship building skills - internally and externally
  • Analytical abilities - ideally a competence with MS Excel
  • Desire to build a progressive career within procurement