Apprentice Buyer Planner

  • Apprenticeship
  • East Midlands
  • Nottingham

Website ABB

Global Technology


Job Title:                                              Apprentice – Buyer Planner  

Apprenticeship Qualification:    Business Admin Level 3

How long does it take?                 Approx. 18 months

Who is it with?                                 ABB

Where?                                                Wilford Road, Nottingham NG2 1EB,

Working Hours:                                 Monday – Thursday 8.30am

Friday 8.30am – 3.45pm

Weekly Hours:                                  37.5

Hourly Rate:                                       £11,575 per annum

Reporting to                                                      

About The Employer:                    

ABB Furse has over 125 years of expertise and technical knowledge. They provide world leading earthing, lightning and electronic systems protection solutions. From their own designed and manufactured products, through to risk assessment software and systems design advice, Furse offer a renowned Total Solution to all your earthing and lightning protection needs.

About the Role:

ABB Furse is looking to recruit a hardworking and ambitious Apprentice Buyer Planner to join their expanding organisation. This is an ideal role for someone looking to start their career in a successful business.

And Day to Day?

  • Raise production & purchase orders
  • Working closely with the internal sales team
  • Liaising with suppliers (internal & external)
  • Organising own workload
  • E-mail, Photocopying, filing, scanning
  • Any other general administration duties as required

You’ll need to HAVE:

  • Good IT Skills
  • Good Communication skills; able to talk to anyone of any background

And BE:

·         Hard working

·         Team Player

·         Willing to learn

·         Friendly

  • Qualifications:
  • GCSE – English and Maths (Grade C or above)

And the Long-Term Opportunities?

  • As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.


  • Experienced team
  • Pension
  • Company benefits
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays