Apprentice Purchasing Assistant studying CIPS Level 4 Diploma - Higher Apprentice

Salary Upon Application
Date Posted
17 May
Closing Date
30 June


Apprentice Purchasing Assistant

The Company

The Bri-Stor Group consists of Bri-Stor Systems Ltd, Alpha Manufacturing Ltd & Atlas Coatings Ltd and we are based in Hixon, Staffordshire. We are a privately owned business employing approx 400 people across the group, making us one of the largest employers in the region.

We are looking to strengthen our team within Alpha Manufacturing Ltd with the recruitment of an Apprentice Purchasing Assistant.

The Role

The successful candidate will undertake their qualifications through Chambers Business Training. They will gain experience working in the purchasing department undertaking daily tasks whilst also completing CIPS training workshops.

Key Responsibilities

  • Raising purchase orders for all areas of the business
  • Expediting open purchase orders to ensure delivery is on time and in full
  • Negotiating better pricing with existing suppliers
  • Produce reports as required
  • Cost saving initiatives including finding alternative suppliers
  • Assisting the accounts department to resolve any invoice queries before month end

The Person

Suitable candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:-

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Friendly and polite manner