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Graduate Job Graduate Buyer/Estimator - West Midlands

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: LCVR40
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000  

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What is exciting about this role?

This is a role which will give you an opportunity to put into practice your business skills. We will give you a lot of responsibility but also a lot of support. You will be working alongside senior members of staff as you take on board projects large and small. You will be negotiating with suppliers, planning projects, and assigning work to our team based on your conclusions. Perfect if you are looking to have a real impact on a business and show your strengths.

What do we do?

We are a successful UK manufacturer and designer with a £6million annual turnover. Our clients use our equipment as point of sales merchandising into the retail sector. We design, manufacture, and distribute our equipment across the UK.

So where do you come in?

We are looking for a capable Graduate to come into the business to take responsibilities of the buying and estimating functions.  

  • The buying element of the role involves communication with suppliers, sourcing equipment and materials, negotiating, and ensuring our projects are not held up by any supplier issues.
  • The estimating part of the role involves taking leadership of projects internally. Assigning costs and time to projects based on suppliers costs and ensuring that we meet our deadlines and keep to budgets.

What can we give you?

We want to give someone quick responsibility within our business. You will be supported by the Managers of the business who also assist with these functions currently. Full induction and training is provided.

What you need to demonstrate?

  •  We are looking for someone with good communication skills, the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, an eye for detail, and a business focus.

  • A driving license is an advantage and company cars will be provided for any business appointments with suppliers.


Discovery is one of the leading consultancies in Graduate Recruitment. We know the needs and desires of graduates aspiring to be some of the UK’s top people. A career can be very challenging and rewarding. All our positions will provide you with a good basic salary and in many cases, the opportunity to earn substantial bonuses, company cars and other benefits including healthcare and in some case all expenses paid trips abroad.

Location: West Midlands

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