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Purchasing and Stores Apprentice

Employer: Microtech Electronics Ltd
Contact Ref: George Piggin (Microtech Electronics Ltd)

Vacancy Description

This vacancy is now closed for applications.

Purchasing and Stores Apprentice

An Apprenticeship with Microtechis a great way to learn while you earn. You will receive technical training, an experienced mentor and a recognised qualification at the end.


The successful apprentice will be involved in all aspects of Purchasing and Stores activities and will gain an understanding of materials supply chain in a busy electronics manufacturing company.


Your duties will include the following:-


  • Sending enquiries to suppliers and placing orders for production and non-production materials.
  • Expediting and rescheduling existing orders on suppliers.
  • Assisting buyers and Stores staff with routine administration tasks.
  • Checking and booking in deliveries from suppliers.
  • Picking kits of parts in Stores for production requirements.
  • Face to face contact with internal customers and telephone contact with external suppliers which will require a polite and presentable manner.

Training to be Provided

  • Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration
  • Technical Certificate in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Key Information

Job role: Purchasing and Stores Apprentice

Places available: 1

Duration: 12 months


Lancaster Road
Cressex Business Park
High Wycombe
HP12 3QA

Working weekly hours

37 hrs, Mon–Thurs, 8:45–5, Fri 8:45–3:15 (30min lunch)

Weekly Wage





Skills Required
  • Computer literate including use of Internet
  • Polite and confident telephone manner.
  • Sociable
  • Polite

Qualifications Required

3x GCSEs at grades A*-D (or equivalent) including Maths and English.

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