Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
naughtone is a furniture design, manufacture and sales business based in Yorkshire, with showrooms in London, Chicago and West Yorkshire. We design the majority of our products in house and manufacture our upholstery products in our factory in Elland, West Yorkshire.
Our Global clients are some of the most influential and brands in commerce and culture, such as Google, Amazon and Etsy. Combined with Herman Miller, naughtone has an aggressive National and International growth strategy, including manufacturing in multiple global locations. This is an exciting time to join an already well-respected British company as a Buyer based at our HQ in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.
This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to drive the growth of naughtone. This role will be suitable for an experienced Buying Assistant who is ready to take a step up or for an existing Buyer looking for a new challenge.
The ideal candidate will have good communication skills with the ability to influence both internal and external stakeholders to achieve the best results.
Who we’re looking for:
Education and experience:
The successful candidate would ideally be educated to degree level, preferably in business or a Maths / Finance related subject and will have at least 3 years proven purchasing experience, preferably gained in a similar sector.
You must also be able to demonstrate strong negotiation skills along with the ability to interpret and understand current market conditions.
You will also bring a technical and commercial insight to the role with an operational and hands-on approach.