Graduate Trainee Buyer to £24k + Excellent Benefits
DSG international – Hemel Hempstead
DSG international is Europe's leading electrical retailer and one of Britain's major companies, We trade through 1,450 stores and on-line stores, spanning 27 countries and employing 40,000 people. More than 100 million customers shop in-store and on-line with us every year. We are listed with the London Stock Exchange as a FTSE Top 100 company.
Our retail and e-tail brands include PC World, Currys, Currys.Digital and Dixons.co.uk in the UK and Ireland, Elkjøp in the Nordic countries, UniEuro in Italy, Kotsovolos in Greece, Electro World in central Europe, PC City in France, Spain, Italy and Sweden, and Pixmania.com across Europe.
To provide purchasing and implementation support to key initiatives, contributing to the delivery of challenging business targets including Cost Reduction, Working Capital Improvement, Productivity Improvement, Supplier Relationship Management and Supply Base Reduction.
In this position the candidate will follow a structured development path that will introduce them to and train/develop them in all aspects of purchasing.
Following the successful completion of the programme the trainee will be adequately skilled to take on a stand alone buying position.
This is an exciting period of change within DSGi Purchasing, as we rapidly refocus our attention to strategic sourcing initiatives; re-energise business engagement; update processes and tools, and up-skilling our people.
This presents an excellent opportunity to join a progressive purchasing team where you will have the opportunity to learn, develop skills and gain experience in all aspects of purchasing in a dynamic and challenging retail environment.
Skills and Experience Required
· Degree, at least a 2:1
· Prepared to study towards the Purchasing Qualification - CIPS
If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity then please email your CV now as we have limited places available.