Graduate Procurement Trainee

Permanent Trainee position for one year will be followed by an offer for full time employment 

Working hours:   flexible 8 or agreed hours per day between 7:00am and 5:00pm

Location:  Green Unit Limited, Marylands Farm, Chiselhampton, OX44 7XD

Web address:  www.greenunit.co.uk

Green Unit Ltd is based in rural Oxfordshire countryside.  It is a young entrepreneurial design led manufacturing business destined to be a disruptor in the traditional construction sector.

Positioned to exploit the growing trends of: efficient and environmentally friendly modular off-site assembly; and ECO friendly design and manufacture; Green Unit is now expanding and recruiting for key positions. 

In this young and progressive business successful candidates will have the opportunity to grow and develop life -long skills as the business grows.  They will have the opportunity to engage in an innovative environment, continuously building on best practice, in design, quality and customer service. 

KEY DELIVERABLES

A robust supply chain and procurement procedures meeting the need of the Production department for the timely provision of materials and stocks meeting quality requirements at competitive prices

DUTIES

  • Develop and maintain the supply chain for all the company’s materials, products and services providers
  • Negotiate and review purchasing agreements, bulk prices and quantity discounts with suppliers to obtain competitiveness and delivery flexibility
  • Maintain stock inventory at raw material, in fabrication, and completed product stages
  • Manage Goods-In quality/quantity checks and safe storage conditions
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of volume purchases and their proportional effect on the costs of production

REPORTS TO

Production Manager 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of spreadsheet database creation and management
  • Interest to develop procurement, stock control and associated business experience
  • Willingness to progress and qualify with Chartered Institute of Procurement Supply  

QUALIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Graduate with Business Studies or relevant degree is preferred but not essential.  
  • Is registered or imminently intends to be registered on a Level 4,5,6 CIPS course

WE OFFER

  • Support to guide work plan and trainee development
  • Support for CIPS courses and professional progression
  • Salary £25,000-£30,000 depending on quality of applicant presentation and degree attainment. 
  • 20 days’ holiday (excluding Bank Holidays), increasing with service to a maximum of 25 days.
  • Company Pension Scheme.

The post holder will live within a 45 minute commute of the Green Unit office/factory, or be willing to relocate to within that radius, and will have a car/hold a full driving licence.

Contact:  please send CV and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Marketing Manager

Permanent or could be Temporary if required 

Working hours:   flexible 8 or agreed hours per day between 7:00am and 5:00pm

Location:  Green Unit Limited, Marylands Farm, Chiselhampton, OX44 7XD

Web address:  www.greenunit.co.uk

Green Unit Ltd is based in rural Oxfordshire countryside.  It is a young entrepreneurial design led manufacturing business destined to be a disruptor in the traditional construction sector.

Positioned to exploit the growing trends of: efficient and environmentally friendly modular off-site assembly; and ECO friendly design and manufacture; Green Unit is now expanding and recruiting for key positions. 

In this young and progressive business successful candidates will have the opportunity to grow and develop life -long skills as the business grows.  They will have the opportunity to engage in an innovative environment, continuously building on best practice, in design, quality and customer service. 

KEY DELIVERABLES

  • Develop an effective strategic process for delivering sales targets required by the company
  • Enhance and grow the company’s brand profile
  • Manage in-house and contracted resources needed for sales and marketing campaigns

DUTIES

  • Developing and managing marketing strategy and processes
  • Managing and improving lead generation campaigns, measuring results
  • Lead initial sales enquiries and progress leads to design brief commitment
  • Maintaining optimal effectiveness of the Company’s SalesForce CRM database
  • Planning, developing and implementing effective marketing communication campaigns
  • Managing online brand and product campaigns to raise brand awareness
  • Writing and/or oversee copy for all marketing collateral, including brochures, letters, emails and websites
  • Monitoring ongoing campaign spend against budget
  • Undertaking detailed ongoing analysis of marketing campaigns to ensure targets are met
  • Managing the production of ongoing competitor analysis and reporting
  • Developing and overseeing the social media strategy for the company 
  • Co-ordinating marketing campaigns with sales activities

REPORTS TO

Managing Director

SKILLS PROFILE

  • Graduate with Business Studies or relevant degree is preferred but not essential.  
  • Strong project management/organisational skills
  • Ability to use spreadsheets to analyse data and spot trends

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

  • Previous experience or relevant Graduate degree studies.

QUALIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Degree in Marketing would be an advantage as would CIM qualification
  • Is registered or imminently intends to be registered for a CIM qualification 

WORK CONDITIONS

  • Salary - £25,000 - £30,000 per annum FTE depending on experience and performance related elements.
  • Support for CIM courses and professional progression
  • Potential for performance related bonus.
  • Flexible working

Contact:  please send CV and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.