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You don't need to be a heating engineer. Just hot on detail
What you'll do

This business is growing – at a rate of knots. With 60 new stores this year we’re really bucking the trend in retail. This growth means we’re busy – super busy. And with that we’re growing our teams and looking for great talent join us. What this means for you is the opportunity to join a team that’s at the forefront of our success – with huge range extensions, exciting promotional activity and an abundance of new Brands there’s no better time to join us!

This is a pivotal role in a highly visible area of our business - Buying. When it comes to the day to day you'll be liaising with suppliers and assisting the Buyers with their commercial plans whether it be producing and maintaining range plans or conducting market research and competitors pricing 

  • Develop and maintain strong supplier relationships
  • Set up new products and suppliers
  • Update and maintain product attributes and status including cost and retail price changes as advised 
  • Prepare and maintain buying reports 
  • Assist Buyer in producing and maintaining range plans 
  • Assist Buyer with Market research and competitors pricing 
  • Administration support to aid efficient running of the commercial buying team
What you'll bring

Highly personable with a passion for product. You’ll be right at home in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment and pride yourself on your attention to detail. When it comes to building relationships you’re one of the best and are comfortable liaising at all levels of the business. 

  • Prior experience working in a similar environment
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office e.g. Excel (intermediate level) PowerPoint, Word 
  • Competent numeracy and analytical skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications 
  • Confident in liaising at all levels of the business 
  • Capable of managing own workload 
  • Organised with attention to detail 
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm 
What you'll get

You’ll find every opportunity to be yourself and to bring your personality and potential to work. Wherever you join us, you’ll also find some of the most secure opportunities in retail and so many more opportunities to take your career in retail wherever you want – up the ladder or across the business. And because we want to do our best for you, you’ll be supported all the way with training, development and benefits that are some of the best in retail.

Toolstation. The story so far.

We’re one of Britain’s fastest growing multi-channel retailers of tools, accessories and building supplies. Backed by Travis Perkins plc, our freedom to operate as a nimble, entrepreneurial business means we’re now well established and have even bigger plans. The trade, home improvers and self-builders all trust us to deliver a lot more than tools. So, our colleagues in our Head Office and Contact Centre in Bridgwater, at our Distribution Centres in Bridgwater, Middleton, Redditch and Daventry, and in our network of over 300 branches throughout the UK, work together to get the job done. And with plans to open another 60 branches this year, we always have opportunities for great retail professionals who want to grow with us.

To apply

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Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability