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Graduate Job Graduate Purchasing Coordinator

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery Graduates
Reference: J322
Salary: £21,500  

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

What do we do? 

We are a leader in our market with a portfolio of world famous brands. We pride ourselves on quality and care and are continually evolving product ranges to make sure we satisfy consumer needs. We have won and been finalists in many industry awards.

Where do you come in? 

Working within dry goods you will ensure adequate stock levels are maintained. You will be working closely with the sales and production teams to establish anticipated changes in demand for products, and ensure efficient co-ordination of delivery. 

Cost saving initiatives, interpreting data as well as launches and promotion of products will also be amongst the activities you will be involved in. You will liaise closely with the Purchasing team and Group Purchasing Manager who will support you in your training and development within the role. 

We provide study support to help you complete your professional CIPS qualification along with full training and support that will help you prosper in your role. 

What do you need to demonstrate? 

Ideally you will have a business focused degree and good academics (2.2 or above and CCC A- Levels), a full EU driving license and the following:

  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written 
  • Highly numerate and analytical in order to understand and interpret previous forecasting’s
  • Passion for food 
  • Experience in purchasing in a manufacturing environment

How do you apply? 

Submit an up to date copy of your CV as soon as possible.

If you are successful you will be contacted for a telephone interview. If you are successful we will be legally required to ensure you are eligible to work in the UK. Before you apply please check your eligibility.

All applications will be assessed by Discovery Graduates.

We believe that every graduate is capable of getting a good graduate job given the right support, advice and training and we only work with companies who recognise the value that the right graduate can bring to their business. 

Location: East England

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