Assistant Buyer (FTC)


Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester (Hybrid – Home and Office working)
Salary: £22,000 – £24,000


The Company

With a global network spanning the UK, mainland Europe and the USA, DOMU Brands is a growing eCommerce company. Our mission is to provide the highest quality products at competitive prices and an outstanding service to every customer.

Due to our continuous success, DOMU Brands is now a part employee-owned company. We believe our people are our future and we want their voices to be heard. We’re passionate about ensuring everyone feels included in our mission, direction, and success.

We are looking for an Assistant Buyer to join our Buying Team on a full-time basis, for a 12 month fixed term contract.


The Role

As an Assistant Buyer, you will support procurement activities for a large range of products to sell online.

Supporting our home and kitchen categories, you will assist with the creation and maintenance of category buying plans, maintaining regular contact with suppliers, managing the data input for the critical paths and liaising with other internal departments.

You will also have the opportunity to independently manage your own product range, overseeing its performance against set financial targets.

Additionally, you will:

– Gain market and product awareness through competitor analysis
– Ensure the Marketing team are briefed regarding new items and that content is accurate
– Organise and maintain a sample tracker for inbound product samples
– Liaise with the QA Department to ensure that quality is maintained
– Attend UK and international trade shows


Other organisations may call this role Junior Buyer, Purchasing Assistant, Buying Co-ordinator, Procurement Assistant, or Procurement Executive.


About You

To join us as an Assistant Buyer, you will need:

– At least one year’s experience working in a buying function
– The ability to build rapport and relationships with suppliers and colleagues
– The ability to understand and react to changes in demand, supply and logistics
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Strong negotiation, influencing and persuasion skills
– Strong administrative skills
– A degree (or equivalent)


The Benefits

– Salary of £22,000 – £24,000 per annum DOE

– Employee shared financial rewards

– Tax free company bonuses

– Hybrid home and office working for the best of both environments

– Regular department and company social events

– Employee recognition awards and celebration schemes

– Enhanced annual leave entitlement

– Company sick pay

– Access to our Employee Assistance Programme to support you

– Staff discount on our fantastic products


This is a brilliant opportunity for an enthusiastic assistant buyer with an eye for detail and great relationship building skills to join our internationally successful company.

With an outstanding range of benefits on offer to help you achieve that all important work/life balance, you can rest assured that we’ll put your personal and professional development at the top of our agenda.

So, if you want to play a vital role in driving our success within a welcoming and supportive team, then apply today!


The closing date for this role is 28th March 2023.


Domu Brands is an equal opportunities employer, is 100% committed to creating jobs within the UK, and really values a diverse workforce. So, if you’re looking for the chance to develop as an eCommerce Trading Executive, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


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