Group Procurement Trainee

Group Procurement Trainee

Salary: £Competitive
Location: Derby

2022-03-02 2022-03-30 Miller Homes

About the role

Miller Homes is a respected national homebuilder with an established reputation for building outstanding quality family homes and providing excellent customer service. We believe in building homes safely, in a way which is considerate to the environment and delighting our customers with a product and experience which recognises that buying a new home is a significant lifetime purchase. That is The Miller Difference.

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our highly anticipated Early Talent Scheme, designed to provide exciting opportunities for aspiring professionals to ignite their careers and make a meaningful impact within our organisation.

Our Early Talent Scheme is a comprehensive program that offers hands-on learning, mentorship, and tailored development opportunities across various departments. it is aimed at individuals who are eager to kickstart their careers and are passionate about continuous growth and learning.

As a Group Procurement Trainee, your principle focus will be on the procurement aspects of our homeowner’s specification upgrade & options offering. You will engage with the supply chain to help develop & ensure products meet customer’s expectations and internal stakeholder’s requirements.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Engaging with suppliers on procurement related aspects of products for Customer Options
  • Researching new areas of the markets, suppliers & products
  • Collecting and analysing data to help predict trends & provide recommendations.
  • Negotiating with suppliers to ensure best outcomes in price, quality & delivery
  • Sourcing & developing product ranges from inception to customer selection
  • Delivering reports on sales data, marketing activity and other metrics
  • Adapting offering based on feedback and behaviour with continual improvement

Key Capabilities Required

Below you will find a range of skills and capabilities that will be required in the role, some of these you will already possess and some we will help you to develop in your programme

  • Ability to plan, organise and monitor.
  • Commercial awareness and ability to negotiate
  • Excellent communication skills, IT, written and oral
  • Building and maintaining good working relationships
  • Positive can-do attitude to succeed and progress within the business
  • Drive and ambition
  • Resilience

Key Features of the Scheme:

- Hands-On Experience: individuals will have the chance to work on real projects and initiatives, gaining practical skills and insights into their chosen field.

- Mentorship: Each individual will be supported by experienced employees who will provide guidance, support, and personalized development plans throughout the program.

- Support: Individuals will be part of a dynamic community of fellow trainees and professionals, enabling them to build valuable connections and expand their professional network.

Who Can Apply?

Our Early Talent Scheme is open to individuals who are passionate, driven, and eager to learn. Whether they are a school leaver or looking for their first role in our industry, if they have a thirst for knowledge and a desire to grow, we want to hear from them!

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can find more information about the Early Talent Scheme and submit their applications through our website.

Let's make the future brighter, together!


How to apply

Please submit your Curriculum Vitae and covering letter ideally including details of your current salary and notice period.

Closing Date: 30 June 2024

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, and therefore you should apply for this job as soon as possible.

(No Agencies Please)

There are a number of Apprentice/ Trainee roles in various other locations via the website 


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