About the Job
Do you want to be part of a high performing Global Buying and Merchandising team working across a vertically integrated business ensuring the continued supply of our products for all of Games Workshop’s customers around the world?
Are you passionate about getting results and working with key stakeholders to plan and purchase inventory across Games Workshop?
In this position you will play a critical role purchasing a large selection of our key product categories. Your core responsibilities will be to plan and purchase your products, in the right places, at the right times and at the right buying price. You will work with a wide range of talented colleagues to make the world’s best miniatures available for all of our customers, whenever and wherever they want them. You will proactively work between internal customers and external suppliers to ensure availability is at the highest level, without overstocking.
We know this job is fast paced, with an ever changing environment where you need to create and refine purchase plans on a regular basis to adapt to the latest business demands. This needs to be achieved whilst retaining a focus on stock targets.
Key responsibilities include:
- Spotting trends in component usage and extrapolating to future demand, maintaining stock at agreed cover levels
- Ensuring raw materials, finished goods and component replenishment orders and future demand expectations are issued to suppliers, expediting and managing delivery according to agreed order cycles, stock targets and business needs
- Working closely with buying team to ensure supplier communication is consistent with company approach and category strategy
- Maintain and distribute key business processes, data and reports
With excellent interpersonal skills you will ensure seamless collaboration with key stakeholders from the design studio’s through to the logistics teams as well as external parties. Your commercial acumen will enable you to be successful in an ever changing environment and the requirement to shift gears quickly ensuring that you respond to ever-changing business demands.
Working at Games Workshop
At Games Workshop we are looking for people who will do their best to understand the needs of the company and to put those needs first when they are at work. Because of this we believe that what you are like, hence the attitude you show to work and the way you choose to behave is just as important as your skills and experience.
The Warhammer World site is based just outside of Nottingham city centre and benefits from a nearby tram stop and free onsite car parking.
In return for your hard work, you will receive 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays), matching contributory pension scheme up to 7.5%, profit share bonus (subject to GW meeting profit targets) and option to join our Share Save scheme. Oh and let’s not forget, a staff discount of between 25% and 50% on our products!
Other Essential Information
Closing Date: Applications must be received by midnight, UK time, on Sunday 3rd July 2022
How to Apply
To apply, please send us a letter or a video telling us why you want this job. This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for.
Please include an up-to-date CV to support your application. When you’re ready, please click apply, below.