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Graduate Development Programme - Procurement Graduate

South East
Salary Details:
£26,000 plus excellent benefits
Date Posted:
12 Sep 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

Essentra is a leading international supplier of specialist plastic, fibre, foam and packaging products with three Strategic Business Units: Component Solutions, Health & Personal Care Packaging and Filtration Products. Every day they produce and distribute millions of small but essential components. Their products may not be noticeable – or even recognisable – but wherever you are, their business is all around you. Their international network extends to 33 countries and includes 53 principal manufacturing facilities, 64 sales and distribution operations and 5 research & development centres.

They are looking to recruit a Procurement Graduate to join the Packaging division based from their UK Head Office in Milton Keynes.

You will join their two year graduate development programme where you will get exposure to many forms of training and development opportunities as well as support networks at all levels of the business.

As a Procurement Graduate you will assist the Head of Procurement to purchase all materials to the company’s exact business requirements by collating and analysing sites’ requirements and supplier information.

You will provide administrative support for the Purchasing team.                                                                      

•             Written and verbal communication, including technical and financial writing skills

•             Understanding of procurement and sourcing concepts

•             Ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis

•             Commodity market place research

•             Willing to get CIPS certification

Working Relationships:

Effective working relationships are an essential part of daily working life.

The focus in this role is both:-

•             Internal: Colleagues within Operating Division

•             External: Suppliers, Sub-Contractors, Consultants.



•            A minimum 2:1 degree in a relevant discipline

•            Some relevant work experience would be ideal but is not essential

•            Driving licence

•            Internationally mobile