Assistant Buyer - Homeware & Furniture

Page Personnel Secretarial & Business Support

You the Assistant Buyer - Homeware & Furniture will develop and implement a departmental product range which satisfies customer requirements and delivers the core values and attributes of the brands.

Client Details

A leading Yorkshire trend lead retailer who have gone through digitalisation. The business has a low turnover of staff therefore this is a great opportunity to join a retailer which offers benefits include 37 days holiday (including bank holidays), Stake holder pension scheme, generous staff sales discount, flexible benefits and subsidised car parking/travel.


  • To select a product range under the guidance of the Buyer, which maximises sales opportunities and anticipates and exceeds customer needs - including branded products
  • Responsible for managing suppliers and brands, attending trade shows and attending buying appointments whenever possible
  • Responsible for all web briefs- Set-up, manage and follow through to ensure product availability for live dates
  • Review the market place and latest trends in pulling together samples and colour swatches from potential suppliers and in regard to price products of trends
  • Manage stylist briefs meetings for the department in absence of buying manager. Work with design to develop styling and looks.
  • Assist the Buyer to create and compile detailed briefs for new developments and liaise with relevant markets
  • Source merchandise to ensure product quality, value and continuity of supply in line with departmental aims
  • Assist in range building and product selection
  • Develop close relationships with suppliers to ensure timely and accurate samples are produced, work closely with QA to ensure procedures and approval process is to agreed policies and best practice standards


Proven experience of working within a Buying Team in a retail environment

? Demonstrate understanding of different customer types and end-use of offer

? Working knowledge of buying processes

? Proven track record for developing effective working relationships

? Competitor knowledge and understanding in both retail and online

? Excellent organisational skills

? Ability to prioritise effectively whilst working at pace

Job Offer

Benefits include 37 days holiday (including bank holidays) the option to join BUPA/Medicash. A stake holder pension scheme, flexible benefits, generous staff sales discount.

Discounted Parking

Close to transport links

Leading retailer in Yorkshire

Assistant Buyer - Homeware & Furniture

Assistant Buyer - Homeware & Furniture

Other jobs that may be of interest
Buyer - Homeware
AdMore - 17 days ago
West Midlands
Buyer - Homeware Birmingham £35,000 to £45,000 Are you considering a change for 2021? Do you want to work for a business that where you will work directly with the MD? Are you entrepreneurial, trading focused and a great communicator? If the answer i...
Furniture Upholsterers - Halifax
Jark PLC - 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Jark PLC
Jark Bradford Ltd Industrial Recruitment Team are currently recruiting on behalf of our client who specialise in the design and manufacturing of office furniture, desk tops and bespoke screens. Due to growth they are now looking to recruit X2 furnitu...
Furniture & Upholstery Quality Inspector
The Talent Branch - 18 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Talent Branch
Upholstery & Furniture Quality Inspector Doncaster and surrounding region £25,000 to £26,000 + Company Vehicle & Benefits My client is a true sofa specialist, providing their customers with exciting ranges of sofa for decades. As part of thei...
Furniture Removals
Alma Personnel - 11 days ago
West Midlands
My client based in the Walsall area is looking for a Furniture Removals person who will be the face of the company. Duties will include but are not limited to: Collection and delivery of a wide range of contents intelligently removing from properties...
Visual Marketing Executive
Furniture Village - 25 days ago
Furniture Village
We are looking for a Visual Marketing Executive who can share our ambitions and values to join our team based in Slough. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis. Here at Furniture Village, we have built a hugely successful retail business wi...
Extra Drivers - 3 days ago
West Midlands
Extra Drivers
CLASS 2 HGV DRIVERS (NEW PASSES) We are currently recruiting a number of Class 2 HGV Drivers (New Passes) for a well known client based in the Birmingham area. The client in question is a very reputable high-street name dealing with clothing and furn...