Our Global Sourcing team is growing and we are looking for highly commercial and passionate Trainee Buyer to join us here at Homebase Bunnings. It’s a great time to join the business as we invest and grow our Bunnings proposition in the UK, building strong business foundations to deliver a long term return on investment.
Working as the Trainee Buyer in the Global Sourcing team you will be at the heart of our merchandising function, responsible for assisting our highly strategic Sourcing Managers in the achievement of Sales, GP, GMROI, budgeting and promotional & marketing objectives. This is a perfect opportunity for you to make a real difference to the business and help us strengthen our trading position within your designated category.
If you have a passionate and resilient attitude, with the ability to work in a fast paced environment where we are constantly evolving, then we are very keen to hear from you.
When you join us you will be given the autonomy to really shape your own role whilst giving you the support and the tools you need to do a great job. With training and development, a priority for the business, we can help you develop and grow your career with us.
Strong negotiator with excellent planning & organisational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication, with accuracy and attention to detail
Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Knowledge of Merchandising and Operations functions
Ability to liaise with multiple internal and external stakeholders
Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
Previous buying or BA and sourcing experience (ideally international i.e. Far East)
A passionate & positive attitude and strong work ethic.