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Procurement Assistant Apprentice - Sackers



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8th March 2021

Employer Description

Sackers are a scrap metal and waste recycling centre. We have one of the biggest metal shredders in East Anglia. Our waste collections for commercial businesses and skip hire for domestic and commercial customers. We process the scrap at and waste and sell it to international markets, mainly China and India and we are expanding into new markets. We are one of the largest exporters through Felixstowe in the region. With £35m turnover with 64 employees we are based near Ipswich, Suffolk.

Main description

Sackers Ltd are a scrap metal and waste recycling centre. They have one of the biggest metal shredders in East Anglia. Our waste collections for commercial businesses and skip hire for domestic and commercial customers. There is an opportunity for a Procurement Apprentice to join the team.

Day to day duties include:

To look at Day to Day purchase requirements and prioritise.
Use approved Suppliers web pages.
Search web for new suppliers.
Look at the items purchase history.
Use approved supplier contacts.
Liaise between company and suppliers.
Make comparisons on price.
Monitor market prices.
Monitor market supply and availability of products.
Identify new suppliers to improve prices.
Issue clear instructions to suppliers to ensure accuracy.
Maintain traceability for audit purposes.
Archive of data for audit purposes.
Collate and analyse purchase data.
Produce monthly saving report.
Price comparisons between supplies.
Additional duties helping H&S include:

Hazardous Returns Spreadsheet / Haz notes totals sheet (Claydon).
Booking and keeping up to date a calibration list.
Contractors approval list – Chasing & keeping up to date.
Training Matrix – booking and keeping up to date.
Daily check sheet for plant / machinery / vehicles & logging issues on sheet.
Environmental monitoring form.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade 4 (C) or above in maths and English, or equivalent.

Skills required

IT literate with good Microsoft Office skills.
Excellent and confident communication skills both written and face to face.
Articulate with a good standard of written and spoken English.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent organisational skills.
Being able to work in a team.

Personal qualities

Good communication and people skills is essential.

Training to be Provided

Level 4 Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship

Future Prospects

There may be an opportunity for a full time role on completion of the apprenticeship.

How to apply

Please click the link here to make your application https://wsc.enrola.co.uk/opportunity/604204fa3bd97?_cldee=bWFnZ2llLm5vb25hbkB3c2MuYWMudWs%3d&recipientid=contact-a70ac426877fe81180cb00155d0d10c6-88d23126bf7647ee9cef2c37dda126c6&esid=4b21ed9f-c77d-eb11-844f-00155d000431

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 02/04/2021


£10,000 per year


This job is located in Ipswich, Suffolk

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