Premier Foods Plc

Procurement Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Premier Foods Plc (Employer)

Sr Supply Chain Consultants Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £19,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, normally 9am to 5.30pm with some flexibility required
24 months (duration)
11 October 2021(start date)
27 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to develop a successful career within Procurement helping to ensure that the wide range of ingredients, packaging and services that we use on a daily basis are provided in a timely manner, to the right quality standards, with outstanding service and at the right cost.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Getting broad exposure to different areas of Procurement working with our Category Buyers
  • Supporting the Procurement team across a range of activities to help improve the quality of supplier-related data e.g. sustainability targets, risk, and supplier data
  • Improving understanding of Premier Foods suppliers and trends
  • Understanding of suppliers in ingredients; packaging; and services

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Studying towards the Level 4 Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship Standard with content delivered by training provider SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd, as well as internal training and development and lots of opportunities to apply new skills

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It is envisaged that the successful applicant could carry on to a role as a Buyer or Procurement Associate with us depending on how successful they are.

Reality Check

This is a busy working environment where using a wide range of skills is essential. The role will be a combination of face-to-face and remote working requiring some flexibility. IT equipment will be provided. Must be able to work within a small team.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English/ maths (Grade C/4) Desired
A Level or equivalent Business Studies (Grade Pass) Essential
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