JUNIOR IMPORT BUYER

FULL TIME

£18,138 - £20,000

ABOUT THE ROLE

Are you a shopaholic?

We would like someone to scour the market and find some interesting items that we will sell!

Working with other departments, you will be looking at trends in the consumer market to add to Xbites existing In House Brands portfolio. Being a key area that helps define business success, you will have the opportunity to work in an agile fast-paced environment where the possibilities are endless and the potential is limitless. If this sounds like you, don’t shop at us, shop for us.

HERE'S THE DAY TO DAY JOB

  • Sourcing new products and suppliers over a diverse range of categories from all over the world

  • Market research to identify suitable products.

  • Developing and maintaining good supplier relationships

  • You’ll partner with the suppliers to improve margin delivery by driving supplier income

  • Work cross-functionally with suppliers to solve problems and ensure we deliver right first time

  • Negotiating lead times, quantity, quality and price of products

  • Product development for new and existing products

  • Support the Senior Buyer on range reviews and other projects as required.

  • Great communication skills

  • Good team player

  • Dedication

  • Enthusiastic, driven and self-motivated

  • Organised

  • Have an eye for quality and detail

  • Proficient in excel 

  • Willing to invest in self development

WHO YOU ARE

WE VALUE, RECOGNISE & REWARD

  • On top of a competitive salary, we have a great bonus scheme available to all full-time employees, driven by your performance and discussed in your monthly one-to-one meeting with your line manager

  • A 20% staff discount available across the products we sell, ranging from the newest video games, board games and collectables, to technology, clothing and home and garden products

  • Modern facilities including free parking, free hot drinks (tea, coffee and hot chocolate), free fresh fruit and a cool chill out room kitted with the latest games, consoles and Netflix (Although currently working remotely). We’re located right next to a KFC, McDonalds and Costa if that’s your cup of tea!

  • 22 days holiday (+ Bank Holidays) and an incremental holiday allowance, with an extra day at 3 years service, another at 4, and another at 5

  • Staff events throughout the year and an amazing Xmas party

  • Most importantly, we offer truck loads of job satisfaction

XBITE - WHERE CAREERS ARE DISCOVERED & CREATED

 Management Support & 

 Business Analyst

FULL TIME

£23,000 - £28,000

Analyse this!!

Don’t like being bored, then we have the job for you. We are looking for a Management Support & Business Analyst (sorry we couldn't come up with a shorter title) to join us in an exciting period of growth within the business. You will be shadowing The head of Commercial and the Commercial Director,  to who you will offer assistance & support across a wide range of functions within the department. You will test, track & trace a range of things to supply real time information in order to make the most informed decisions to enable business continuity and increase performance. 

Want to work in an agile, fast-paced, high performing environment - what are you waiting for?!

ABOUT THE ROLE

HERE'S THE DAY TO DAY JOB

  • Reporting on our overall stock position and specifically the products that are non conforming to our set KPIs (this will include suggesting remedial action on different product groups).

  • Competitor analysis (pricing, delivery times, stock availability and quality).

  • Refund and replacement analysis (overselling and stock availability, quality issues, problem destinations, delivery methods etc...).

  • Sales and profit performance, this will be dependant on each project and the changes that were made - for example:

    • Pricing changes (discounting, clearance, promotions, profit maximisation)

    • Supplier lead times and MOQs

    • New suppliers & product categories

    • Changes in exchange rates

    • Changes in logistics costs (delivery charges, storage, packaging etc..)

    • Changes to payment providers

  • Supplier performance (refunds, stock availability, pricing, delivery times, refund rate)

  • Product listing performance / quality standards (Item specifics, images, descriptions)

  • Problem solving and investigating discrepancies (usually system related)

  • Updating and implementing new processes and procedures across the department

WHO YOU ARE

  • Ready and willing to take on projects with minimal supervision

  • Analytical skills, the ability to collect and analyse information

  • Problem-solving and comfortable making decisions

  • Worked in a fast pace business environment

  • High level of organisational skills 

  • Have an analytical approach and an eye for detail

  • Ability to communicate at all levels, including presenting information to Directors

  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel 

  •  GCSE Maths and english C +

WE VALUE, RECOGNISE & REWARD

  • On top of a competitive salary, we have a great bonus scheme available to all full-time employees, driven by your performance and discussed in your monthly one-to-one meeting with your line manager

  • A 20% staff discount available across the products we sell, ranging from the newest video games, board games and collectables, to technology, clothing and home and garden products

  • £40 Credit each month to spend on 365games.co.uk

  • Modern facilities including free lunches for Apprentices, free parking, free hot drinks (tea, coffee and hot chocolate), free fresh fruit and a cool chill out room kitted with the latest games, consoles and Netflix (Although currently working remotely). We’re located right next to a KFC, McDonalds and Costa if that’s your cup of tea!

  • 22 days holiday (+ Bank Holidays) and an incremental holiday allowance, with an extra day at 3 years service, another at 4, and another at 5

  • Staff events throughout the year and an amazing Xmas party

  • Most importantly, we offer truck loads of job satisfaction

XBITE - WHERE CAREERS ARE DISCOVERED & CREATED

 BUYING ADMIN APPRENTICE

FULL TIME

 The Xbite apprenticeship programme is an exciting opportunity for ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to Xbite and play a part in driving the Company forward on its truly exciting journey.

Our apprenticeship programme gives you the opportunity to innovate and work on real projects, learn on the job from people who have a vast amount of industry experience, whilst working towards a recognised apprenticeship qualification. 

There are career progression opportunities available upon completion of the program.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

  • Assisting with placing orders

  • Checking and signing off invoices and paperwork

  • Creating and updating products on the system

  • Chasing purchase orders

  • Dealing with delivery issues

  • Product listing details and approvals

  • Processing returns

  • Answering Customer Service questions regarding products

  • Any other tasks when needed

  • To complete your Apprentice coursework to the highest standard you can achieve

HERE'S THE DAY TO DAY JOB

WHO YOU ARE

  • Great communication skills

  • Good team player

  • Dedication

  • Enthusiastic, driven and self-motivated

  • Organised

  • Have an eye for quality and detail

  • Willing to invest in self development

WE VALUE, RECOGNISE & REWARD

  • On top of a competitive salary, we have a great bonus scheme available to all full-time employees, driven by your performance and discussed in your monthly one-to-one meeting with your line manager

  • A 20% staff discount available across the products we sell, ranging from the newest video games, board games and collectables, to technology, clothing and home and garden products

  • £40 Credit each month to spend on 365games.co.uk

  • Modern facilities including free lunches for Apprentices, free parking, free hot drinks (tea, coffee and hot chocolate), free fresh fruit and a cool chill out room kitted with the latest games, consoles and Netflix (Although currently working remotely). We’re located right next to a KFC, McDonalds and Costa if that’s your cup of tea!

  • 22 days holiday (+ Bank Holidays) and an incremental holiday allowance, with an extra day at 3 years service, another at 4, and another at 5

  • Staff events throughout the year and an amazing Xmas party

  • Most importantly, we offer truck loads of job satisfaction

XBITE - WHERE CAREERS ARE DISCOVERED & CREATED

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