Apprentice Procurement Administrator

Business Apprenticeship

Apprentice Procurement Administrator

Employer: Vi Spring Ltd

Address: Ernesettle Lane, Plymouth, PL5 2TT

  • Vacancy Description

    Vi Spring has a great track record with apprentices and is now actively seeking a talented individual to join their Procurement Department as a Level 3 Business Admin Apprentice.

    As a Procurement Administrator Apprentice, the candidate will be responsible for providing general administration support to the team. This includes acting as the first point of contact for the company; answering department related incoming calls/emails and enquires. The right candidate will be ambitious & organised.

    Other key responsibilities may include:

    • Supporting goods receipt/dispatch checking & documenting
    • Using computer systems to produce documents and data in the required format
    • Ensuring all records are kept up to date and in line with legislation
    • Raising purchase orders

    This vacancy is one for the long term and offers excellent opportunities for an individual with the right motivation and commitment to progress to a more senior role. Vi Spring is renowned for retaining their staff, including previous apprentices, by treating them well and offering opportunities to progress.

    Employer Description

    Vi Spring Limited is a luxury bed manufacture with their head office based in Plymouth. They have been supplying the best bespoke beds since 1901. They have stores all around the world, from North America to China.

    The company’s main aim is to demonstrate the high standard of craftsmanship and a Guarantee of Quality valid for the lifetime of their beds.

    This apprenticeship vacancy is within Vi Spring’s Procurement Department. A Procurement Department is a group of experts within the company who provide services relating to the purchasing of materials and supplies required for project implementation.

    Click here to check out Vi Spring’s website…

    Hourly Rate

    Rate dependent on age and ability (minimum £3.70 per hour as the Minimum National Apprenticeship Wage)

    Working Hours

    39 Hours per week (Monday – Friday)

    Training Provided

    • Business Administrator Apprenticeship
    • Level 3 Diploma for the Business Administrator
    • Functional skills in English and Maths (if required)
    • On the job training and development will be provided to deliver a rounded experience within the Procurement Department

    Future Prospects

    Opportunities for progression within the company to a more senior role, this is a permanent position for the right candidate.

    Person Specification

    Skills Required

    • Ability to use Microsoft Office
    • Excellent inter personal skills
    • Experience with working in an office based factory environment would be beneficial, however not essential.
    • Having an aptitude for Mathematics is an advantaged in this role.

    Qualifications Required

    The ideal candidate will have a grade 4/C or above in English, Maths & ICT (or equivalent).

    Personal Qualities

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Can work independently and as part of a team
    • Well presented
    • Good work ethic
    • Self- motivated
    • Attention to detail

    Interested? Apply today via the 'Apply Now' tab at the top of this page! Or alternatively contact our friendly Recruitment Team on 01752 218086 to register your interest in the role.

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