Category Buyer - Plumbing and Heating

North Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH32281

£30000 - £35000 per annum

Category Buyer - Plumbing and Heating
North Yorkshire
£30,000 to £35,000

Role Profile

A fast-growing e-Commerce company with offices in the North Yorkshire area is looking to recruit a Category Buyer to source plumbing and heating products.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly expanding business on an exciting journey!

Key responsibilities for this Buyer role include:

  • Conducting appropriate market research to analyse currently available products on the market
  • Identifying and developing new supply sources in the Far East and Europe
  • Regular travel to the Far East and Europe to conduct buying trips
  • Negotiating pricing and commercial terms with suppliers
  • Leading on new product development process and introducing new products to the portfolio
  • Ensuring all necessary quality and safety standards are being met through appropriate certification etc.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Proven buying and sourcing experience within a similar category to plumbing and heating products
  • Previous experience of buying from the Far East, ideally with previous experience of travel to China (although this is not essential)
  • Strong commercial acumen with an excellent eye for product
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills
  • Motivation, drive and ambition, with a passion for developing their buying career in a growing organisation

Client information

A fast-growing e-Commerce company looking to recruit a Category Buyer for their team


£30,000 - £35,000

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