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Graduate Job Graduate Assistant Buyer

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J666
Salary: £20000 - £25,000 per year  

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EXPIRY NOTICE: This job has now expired and will not be accepting any more applications.

The Company
We are a world leader in technology. Our excellence in products, systems and services, and the quality for which we are respected, all derive from the passion and determination that our people bring to the pursuit of innovation and progress.

For more than a century, we have been a leader among the world s largest and most energetic industrial enterprises. From power plants and bullet trains to mobile phones and sub-micron technologies, we are known around the world for our cutting edge technology. We have a towering profile of technology that has resulted in many world firsts.

What we are looking for
We are looking for a Graduate with excellent analytical skills to join our team as a Graduate Assistant Buyer. It is important that you fit into our companys culture by being highly personable and confident. You will be expected to accept responsibilities within the business and work to targets and deadlines set. We believe in teamwork, efficiency and a commitment to excellence.

You will need to be able to approach a variety of sources and contacts for materials, equipment, and logistics. Managing projects ranging from Heavy Electrical Apparatus; Industrial Equipment; Thermal, Hydroelectric, Nuclear Power; Generators; Motors; and Power Station projects.

What we are looking for:
We are committed to people. To be considered for this position you must be logical and analytical, confident and with good communication skills. You must be able to negotiate and communicate professionally to a variety of suppliers and contacts. We are looking for someone with a minimum of a 2:2 degree.

There will be monthly international travel to meet suppliers.

We want you to bring passion and dedication to the workplace and welcome extra responsibility.

How to apply
If you have the ambition to be a part of our continued success apply now.

All applications will be processed through Discovery Graduates. We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews. In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.


Location: London (inner and outer)

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