Graduate Business Trainee

  • Full Time
  • Widnes, Cheshire
  • £27500.00 - £29000.00 per annum + bonus

Bridgewater Resources UK

A market-leading electrical distributor is looking for a confident and proactive Graduate Business Trainee to join their North West team. You’ll complete a structured rotational training programme, gaining insight into various areas of the business, before progressing in an area that suits your strengths and skills.

The business you will be working for is one of the largest players in their industry with a vast range of customers across industries including hotels/leisure, construction and retail. They turnover £1.7 billion annually, have hundreds of UK locations and are well-established and highly respected.

The Opportunity

As a Graduate Business Trainee, you will:

  • Participate in a structured rotational program across different departments, including administration, credit control, customer service, finance, operations and sales.
  • Develop your knowledge of the company’s products, services and customer needs.
  • Receive a well-rounded training experience, with opportunities for mentorship and professional development.
  • Support operational processes and contribute to business growth.
  • Work closely with the North West Credit Manager and Regional Director
  • Have the opportunity to progress and complete qualifications in your chosen specialist area


As a Graduate Business Trainee, you will receive:

  • A starting salary of £27,500- £29,000
  • Your share of the company’s profits in the form of an uncapped bonus
  • Thorough training tailored to your development needs
  • Opportunities to complete professional training courses and certifications
  • Further progression opportunities into various business areas
  • The opportunity to establish a career with a well-renowned business


To be successful in this role, you should be a well-presented graduate with:

  • A recent business-related degree
  • Some customer service or teamwork experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail and commercial awareness
  • The work ethic and desire to lead by example
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • A valid UK driving licence and vehicle

Think you have what it takes? Apply today to find out more!


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