Location: Howden, Yorkshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 31 January 2020
As a Category Buyer within our Appliance Category, you’ll be reporting to our Senior Category Buyer within the wider Commercial team.
You’ll be responsible for delivering targeted P&L benefits and supporting the development of a supply base that guarantees supply and provides growth, as well as the supply strategies that underpin our wider business objectives. Accountable for an extensive purchasing portfolio, you’ll deliver cost reduction against agreed targets, identifying new supply options and product opportunities, as well as negotiating effective commercial terms, with input from our Senior Category Buyer
What you'll need to succeed
Howdens Joinery is a highly successful business, with more than 700 depots nationwide and more than 8,000 staff. Last year our sales reached circa £1.5 billion and we continue to experience significant growth and success. Despite our scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values. We have a very competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday (pro rata), company bonus and matched contribution pension scheme, modern spacious offices with onsite car parking, great social events and a friendly and supportive working environment. As well as the opportunity to develop within a high profile FTSE 250 company, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work