Graduate Management Trainee - Purchasing & Business job in Dagenham

Graduate Management Trainee - Purchasing & Business | Bridgewater Resources UK

Graduate Management Trainee - Purchasing & Business

Graduate Management Trainee - Purchasing & Business - £22,000 to £24,000 - Training and development - Well-established business - Progression opportunities - Dagenham

Are you an enthusiastic graduate who is passionate about purchasing/buying, inventory control, logistics and supply chain? Are you looking for a graduate trainee role where you can work in a rewarding commercial environment?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a major home, garden and DIY products distributor who are part of a leading group with an annual turnover exceeding £600 million and employing over 1.500 people nationwide. Their successful location in Dagenham is looking for a business-minded Graduate Management Trainee to join their team. Working within a fast-paced environment you will embark on a professional development and graduate trainee programme.

The Opportunity

As a Graduate Management Trainee, you will liaise and negotiate with suppliers whilst providing clients and customers with great service. At the beginning of the graduate trainee programme, you will learn about all areas of the business so that you develop a strong understanding of its operational and commercial aspects. You will then be involved in the buying, purchasing, procurement and inventory control side of the business - negotiating prices, sourcing products for B2B clients and assisting in the management of inventory for the company.

You will also have an opportunity to deputise for store managers where you will be dealing with all aspects of branch management, including sales, stock control, health & safety, personnel and general administration.


As a Graduate Management Trainee, you will receive a basic starting salary of £22,000 - £24,000 (depending on experience and increased as you progress), plus:

* Initial products and skills training in various business fields
* One-to-one mentoring from a successful manager within the business - The current manager came up through the graduate training programme and is looking to develop a future manager for the business.
* A lucrative, uncapped bonus
* Progression to a key role within the business
* Optional membership of the company pension scheme

If you're a proactive and business-minded graduate with excellent communication skills and a degree in any subject we want to hear from you. Think you have what it takes? Don't miss out, apply today!


  • Location: Dagenham
  • Job Title: Graduate Management Trainee - Purchasing & Business
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