Hours of Work
37.5 per week
Barratt Developments PLC
31 July 2018
Our Furnishings division, BD Living provide furnishing solutions that will fit in with our customers’ homes perfectly. This team supplies and fits storage and bedroom furniture, from cutting edge styles to contemporary classics. Not just supporting our Customers, BD living also support our Sales and Marketing teams with a one stop shop, creating the layout and design of our marketing suites and completing the full fit-out of the suites across the country.
Depending on the role, you could be part of the support staff in the office working within our Technical, Sales, Finance, or Admin teams. You may be working in our warehouse as a production operative or you could be working out in the field as one of our fitters or drivers based throughout the UK. Together we ensure we deliver an exceptional customer experience to all.
The Bedroom Division, BD Living, are looking to recruit a Buyer to work in our busy Finance Department to ensure the Buying function is carried out efficiently and within budget guidelines for all products and components purchased from Suppliers for BD Living.
Experience of working in a similar role with the following skills is required:
What will I be Responsible for:
Source and place orders for materials/components and bespoke products for the Production and Installation teams.
Maintain a tender process to ensure best prices are achieved on all products purchased.
Liaise with Suppliers to ensure components are stocked and delivered as per scheduled orders.
Ensure budget guidelines are adhered to for all products and stock required for wardrobe and sales centre installations.
Ensure all bedroom furniture and sales centre modules have associated costs for house types within the Barratt Group, and maintain order books for new product codes and adjust prices as appropriate, ensuring pricing controls are monitored and any risks highlighted if appropriate.
Provide reports and analysis on Supplier trends and benchmark prices as appropriate, and provide bespoke quotations for products as per order requirements.
Oversee in-house stock-takes on a quarterly basis, and carry out monthly audit for Goods-In products to ensure budgets are maintained.
Carry out any ad-hoc projects as may be required within Finance and Buying functions
Attend Finance and Supplier meetings as required.
Personal Characteristics/Skills Required:
Must have previous experience in a Buying role and have fiscal awareness to maintain budgets.
A knowledge of products and components as required.
An ability to communicate on all levels with good organisational skills is required, as well as being able to work independently and also as a team player.
A good knowledge of producing reports using Microsoft software packages as required.