Graduate Trainee – Business & Operations

  • Full Time
  • Colchester, Essex
  • £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bonus

Bridgewater Resources UK

A market-leading distribution business is looking for a confident and driven Graduate Business & Operations Trainee to join their team at their successful and fast-paced location in Colchester. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate to kick-start a successful career with the UK’s leading distributor of branded electrical equipment to trade and industry. With a group turnover exceeding £1.4 billion and an undeniable reputation within the sector, roles within this group are highly sought after by industry professionals.

Role Responsibilities

As a Graduate Trainee in business and operations, you will:

  • Receive tailored training from an experienced and successful manager and team
  • Gain insight into various areas of the business including purchasing/buying, supply chain, customer service, sales and specialist divisions including fire and security products
  • Work closely with management on different commercial projects
  • Develop valuable commercial skills that will benefit you for years to come
  • Have opportunities to progress and work within different departments to suit your strengths and preference


The package for this graduate business and operations role includes:

  • A starting salary of £23,000 – £25,000
  • Your share of the company’s profits in the form of a lucrative uncapped bonus
  • Extensive training on the company, their products and the industry
  • Continuous ‘on the job’ training and professional development
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Opportunities to progress and build a successful career


To be successful in this graduate trainee role, you should be:

  • A dynamic graduate with excellent communication skills
  • Business-minded and a quick learner
  • An excellent team player
  • Able to take the initiative and solve problems
  • Positive and ambitious

Think you’ve got what it takes? Apply today to find out more!


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