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Procurement Apprentice 2024 - Fareham

  • Parker Meggitt
  • Fareham, Hampshire
  • £18000 per annum

As a Procurement Apprentice, you’ll be focused on securing the right items for the business, at the right price, at the right time. You’ll perform a variety of purchasing activities including processing purchasing orders, managing supplier delivery schedules among many other responsibilities.

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £18,000 p/a
  • Hours
    37.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    24 Months

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Supply Chain
  • Opportunity Type
    Higher Level 4
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Procurement and supply assistant (ST0810)
  • Employer
    Parker Meggitt


About the company:

Parker Meggitt are a top player in aerospace tech, crafting systems for planes and high-tech markets globally. By joining the team, you’ll help shape a better future through engineering breakthroughs. At Parker Meggitt, you'll grow personally and professionally, collaborating with top talent, innovating new tech, and tackling the world's biggest engineering puzzles.

About the role:

Right item, right price, right time is what procurement is all about. In this role you will perform duties across the full procurement process which ensuring you remain compliant with government regulations and meeting management objectives.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing internal order request messages
  • Managing supplier delivery schedule – identifying and resolving issues up until shipment
  • Liaising with the finance team to issue purchase orders
  • Negotiating price and delivery time scales that meet your business need
  • Implementing strategic supplier segmentation project
  • Working on internal procurement projects with a view to continuous business development, including standardised packaging and work apparel

For more information about this vacancy please contact GetMyFirstJob Recruitment on opportunities@getmyfirstjob.co.uk (Ref ID: 250109)

To succeed in this role you need to…

  • Have strong written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Have strong prioritisation skills with a sense of urgency
  • Be able to recognise and solve problems
  • Be well-organised, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Be able to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Have strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

In order to apply you must have….

  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s at Grade 9 to 4 (A* to C) including English and Maths
  • 2 A levels in any subject (or equivalent)
  • The right to work in the UK 
  • Been a UK/EU/EAA resident for the past three years or more prior to starting the course  
  • Left full time education when the apprenticeship you are applying for is due to start  
  • A full clean UK driving license is preferable but not essential

About the apprenticeship…

Alongside your day role, you will work to complete your Level 4 Procurement and Supply Assistant Apprenticeship with a specified external training provider. This will give you the knowledge, training and external approval to do your job effectively. This apprenticeship duration is approximately 18 months in duration.

Attributes that will help you in this role:

  • Customer Focussed – you’re able to build strong customer relationships and deliver customer focussed solutions
  • Results Driven – You consistently achieve results, even when under tough circumstances
  • Situationally Adaptable – You can adapt your approach and attitude in real time to match the changing demands of the business
  • Collaborative – You can build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet your shared objectives

What does the future look like?

After completing the programme, performance pending, you may successfully transition into a permanent position with the team/business you have worked in as an apprentice.

Additional role benefits include:

  • Pension Scheme & Generous Life Assurance
  • Work Laptop Provided
  • Access to Health & Wellbeing Support
  • Access to Employee Discounts
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Parker Meggitt provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

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Opportunities with Apprenticeships with Parker Meggitt

Parker Meggitt is a business segment of Parker Areospace. We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aeroengine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.

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