Ebuyer Careers

Careers at Ebuyer

Welcome to Ebuyer

We are located in state of the art facilities in Howden, a small market town in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Situated 1 mile from Junction 37 off the M62, we are within commuting range for Selby, Doncaster, Hull, York, Leeds and Sheffield. Howden train station is approximately 1 mile from the town square and is served by First TransPennine Express, GNER and Hull Trains ensuring excellent transport links with the rest of the UK.

Recent Developments

Ebuyer has introduced a number of new services, making it easier than ever for customers to make online purchases. Our customers can now order on Saturday and Sunday for Monday deliveries, as well as order up to 11pm for next day deliveries (6pm on a Sunday for Monday delivery).

Keeping Fit

Fancy a body workout to match the brain training involved in being part of Ebuyer? All employees are offered free membership to the company's onsite gym and fitness centre. Containing up-to-date cardio and weights equipment, the gym has extended evening and weekend opening times meaning employees can benefit from personal fitness during or after office hours.

Ebuyer Canteen

The Ebuyer canteen offers a wide selection of hot and cold food, snacks and drinks to all Ebuyer staff including meal of the day ‘specials'. Open throughout your working day, the Ebuyer staff canteen caters to all your lunchtime and break needs.

If you wish to be part of a successful team and have the opportunity to progress in a rewarding environment please refer to our job vacancies listed below. To apply for any of these positions please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@ebuyer.com, stating which position you are applying for.

Please note: Ebuyer do not accept introductions/CVs from headhunters, agencies or suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement. Therefore, any CV received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and the company will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.

careers@ebuyer.com

Current Vacancies

We do our best to respond to all applications, however due to the volume we receive, it is not always possible for us to reply to every application.

Full Time Security Operative

Hours: Up to 50 hours per week (night shifts Mon - Fri)

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Responsible to: Security Supervisor

Job Summary

The role of the Security Operative is to protect Ebuyer and Wren Kitchens sites. This includes premises, equipment and stock as well as ensuring that all individuals on site comply with the rules and regulations set by the organisations

Key Responsibilities, Duties and Results

  • Enforce and maintain Ebuyer’s/Wren Kitchens loss prevention measures and security policies.
  • Operating all security equipment in accordance with current guidelines, including CCTV systems, Traffic Barriers and Ebuyer’s/Wren Kitchens internal security system. Check daily footage and update spreadsheets.
  • Enforcing DPA policies.
  • Reporting all security queries and equipment faults to the relevant staff members / organisations.
  • Patrol premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.
  • Answer alarms and investigate disturbances.
  • Monitor and authorise entrance and departure of employees, visitors and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorised persons, or unusual occurrences.
  • Respond to the out of hours intruder / fire alarms
  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information when offices / reception is closed.
  • Warn persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehend or evict violators from premises.
  • Operate detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles out of buildings.

Credentials and Experience

Essential

  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both written and orally.
  • Respect and value the role of colleagues throughout the organisation.
  • Flexibility, commitment and punctuality.
  • Being observant and thorough
  • Customer awareness and sound judgement
  • Efficiency and discretion
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Understanding and following safety rules
  • Security specific qualifications (SIA CCTV licence and SIA security guard licence)
  • First aid at work qualified

Desirable

  • Experience in similar role
  • Knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Assistant Product Manager

Salary: Competitive + quarterly bonus

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Job Summary

We are looking for an Assistant Product Manager that will be able to provide help and support to their Product Manager in order to maximise the revenue and profit within their categories.

We are looking for someone with excellent time management and administration skills that they have gained in previous roles or developed in their time at university.

The role will allow the right candidate to build upon their skill set including negotiation, buying, pricing, promotion, merchandising, and stock management.

The right candidate will even be supported to progress within Ebuyer to eventually take on categories of their own and to eventually become a Product Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create products on the Ebuyer systems, including taking responsibility for full product merchandising including images/videos, descriptions and specification
  • Making sure that our best pricing and bundle deals are updated on the site to ensure we are always competitive.
  • Ensure that store, category and sub-category pages are populated with correct products as specified by the buyer
  • Raising stock orders with suppliers to ensure we are maintaining suitable levels of stock.
  • Being the first port of call for all Goods In and Account queries
  • Creation of reports to assist the buyer as required including slow sellers, overstocks etc.
  • Liaise with returns department and suppliers to create RMA for faulty products
  • Price management and maintenance
  • Overview of marketing activity and ensure all activity is actioned in line with supplier agreements
  • Raising of marketing invoices with supporting proof of activity
  • Take responsibility for your chosen category in the absence of the Product Manager.

Technical

  • The ability to communicate and convey information by relevant methods both internally and externally to aid and enable group connection and organisational operation.
  • The ability to navigate external systems and websites.
  • Understanding of technical specifications and general product knowledge for chosen product categories.

Professional

  • Excellent communication skills in order to deal with a variety of individuals and issues from internal departments or Account Managers and Marketing executives from our Suppliers.
  • Initiative - the ability to make decisions and follow them through to achieve a perceivable objective.
  • First-class range of negotiation skills honed in a variety of trading environments from one-off deals to managing strategic partnerships.
  • Good time management and team-working skills.
  • Results orientated.

Attitudes and Behaviours

  • Responsibility.
  • Adaptability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-sufficiency.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Dedication to see projects through to completion.
  • "Can Do" attitude.

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Product Manager

Salary: Dependent on experience

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Job Summary

To drive revenue and margin growth in a given area, and support the General Manager in delivering the agreed category and brand strategies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribution to development of strategy for brands / categories, including consumer and business planning to address markets in both areas. To include a some degree of interaction with marketing & sales departments to deliver
  • Managing the range of products listings on Ebuyer.com website in conjunction with the Assistant Product Manager, and in accordance with category and brand strategy
  • Definition of appropriate facets to facilitate best shopping experience
  • Contribution to the development and maintenance of pricing strategy & promotional content
  • High level support for Customer Service and Business Sales (including coverage of Solutions inbox where appropriate)
  • Developing & maintaining relationships with distributors and manufacturers for day-to-day and short term strategy
  • Developing, planning & co-ordination of marketing activity in conjunction with manufacturers, distributors and the marketing department
  • Direction of re-order reporting, purchase order raising and management of stock queries, in conjunction with the Assistant Product Manager
  • Direction of raising of rebate and marketing invoices, in conjunction with the Assistant Product Manager
  • Undertaking of manufacturer accreditations to an appropriate level where applicable, in order to contribute to overall company partner status
  • Support development of own-brand products & strategy in conjunction with Imports department

Skills and experience

  • High standard of planning, organisational and time management skills (essential)
  • High standard of communication skills to enable effective liaising with other areas of the business including Marketing, Sales, Finance, Warehouse & Directors (essential)
  • Good standard of presentation skills in order to host & lead supplier meetings, including quarterly reviews with the General Manager / Directors, and external management
  • High standard of negotiation skills in order to influence suppliers & other parts of the business to deliver positive outcomes within their area (essential)
  • Ability to coordinate own and others workload to deliver to multiple deadlines (essential)
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks, problems and issues, and delegate where appropriate to ensure they are either resolved, or highlighted to the General Manager / wider company (essential)
  • Develop a detailed knowledge of the market, competitive landscape and their product range in order to make well-informed decisions (essential)

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Data Analyst

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Responsible to: Head of Business Intelligence

Job Summary

Responsible for providing up-to-date, accurate and relevant data analysis for the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for collecting and analysing numerical information for further presentation using diagrams, tables, charts, graphs, and reports. Identify trends and create models to estimate future circumstances.

  • Proactive in improvement of automated processes.
  • Provide accurate data to all departments within the business.
  • Create dashboards and reporting solutions to meet business needs.
  • Respond to internal and external data requests.
  • Forecasting demand for goods and services.
  • Analysing market trends.
  • Creating presentations delivered internally and externally.
  • Collecting data from different sources.

Competencies/skills and experiences for the role:

  • Having problem solving abilities.
  • Being logical and methodical.
  • Experience in SQL (MYSQL).
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel,Access).
  • Experience in Visual Basic (vba/vb.net).
  • Being able to interpret and analyse large data sets.
  • Having high attention to details.
  • Having interpersonal abilities.
  • Being proactive and self-motivated.
  • Having math skills.
  • Being able to work to strict deadlines.
  • Having good written and spoken communication abilities.

Business to Business Sales Executive
Full time position

Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Job Summary

To achieve the department objectives in line with the corporate strategy and vision for which the job-holder is directly responsible, and continuously improve performance.

The role of the B2B Sales Executive is to prospect and develop new and existing opportunities via outbound telesales activity, by targeting small, medium and large business customers. This can be accomplished through the use of outbound calls in order to build relationships with potential customers, securing their interest in the products Ebuyer has to offer and closing deals to produce revenue and profit.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Make outbound calls at a level agreed with the Sales Team Leader and/or Sales Manager.
  • Meet talk time levels as agreed with the Sales Team Leader and/or Sales Manager.
  • Offer quotations to potential business customers.
  • Maintain cooperative and productive inter-departmental relationships and procedures in order to deliver exceptional customer services at all times.
  • Identify and close opportunities for value added services sales e.g. configuration, installation and leasing.
  • Liaise with suppliers for product information and E.T.A.s.
  • Offer technical support for IT products whenever possible.
  • Take personal responsibility for and actively engage in product, system and skills training and development.
  • Take responsibility for determining and satisfying the needs of accounts, ensuring client satisfaction as the basis for further business.
  • Produce revenue and profit in line with company and individual targets.
  • Encourage clients to visit and use the website.
  • Order input to the Ebuyer sales order processing system within Ebuyer policy and procedure.
  • Project a positive image of Ebuyer and the department at all times.
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures regarding health and safety in the workplace.
  • Adhere to procedures regarding the proper use and care of equipment and materials associated with the role.
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge in order to effectively perform the role.
  • Adhere to Ebuyer’s customer due diligence process at all times.

Technical

  • The ability to type and word-process various documents and electronic information.
  • The adeptness to manage, organise and update relevant data using database applications.
  • Competence with Microsoft Office and its relevant functions.
  • The ability to communicate and convey information by relevant methods both internally and externally to aid and enable group connection and organisational operation.
  • The ability to navigate external systems and websites.

Professional

  • Excellent communication skills in order to deal with a variety of individuals and issues.
  • Initiative - the ability to make decisions and follow them through to achieve a perceivable objective.
  • Good time management.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Resilient and flexible team skills.
  • Results oriented.

Attitudes and Behaviours

  • Responsibility.
  • Adaptability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-sufficiency.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Dedication to see projects through to completion.
  • "Can Do" attitude.

Credentials and Experience

  • Maths and English GCSE grade C or above, or equivalent.
  • Experience in a sales team or similar environment is desirable for the position.
  • Knowledge of reseller market and competitors is valued.

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Returns Technician
Full time position

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Job Purpose

To achieve the department objectives in line with the corporate strategy and vision for which the job holder is directly responsible, and continuously improve performance.

The role of the Returns Technician is to ensure that all RMAs received are booked in daily using the internal system. RMA’s which don’t need testing and RMA’s which need testing are processed in a quick and efficient manner, taking the appropriate action and dealing with the product with the correct approach ensuring that the outcome is correct for the customer and the company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of goods sold by Ebuyer.
  • Provide assistance to ‘Returns Processors’ as required.
  • Understanding the fault reported and action RMA as per customer request following guidelines.
  • Ensure all manually processed stock is cleared quickly and efficiently.
  • Resolve assigned request tickets.
  • Process new and used stock onto RPOs from RMA benches.
  • Process customer returns from RMA benches following guidelines.
  • Process customer returns following guidelines.
  • Ensure all processed stock is located in the correct locations.
  • Wrap stock items so can be transferred to Goods In.
  • Raising any issues with the senior technician.
  • Knowledge of testing goods sold by eBuyer with a view to resolve reported issues.
  • Manifest brokered items ready for resale.
  • Reprocess replacement/repaired goods received from suppliers.
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge in order to effectively perform the role.
  • Removing all customer details from returned products adhering to the data protection act.
  • Work as part of a team to meet the department targets.
  • Project a positive image of Ebuyer and the department at all times.
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures regarding health and safety in the workplace.
  • Adhere to procedures regarding the proper use and care of equipment and materials associated with the role.
  • Other duties as required by Returns Supervisor.

Competencies and Skills

Essential

  • Good Numeracy skills.
  • Competence with Microsoft Office and its relevant functions.
  • Excellent communication skills with colleagues and external organisations.
  • Effective team-working skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Technical Knowledge.
  • Understanding of building PC’s from components.
  • Knowledge of installing OS and drivers.

Desired

  • Fork lift truck license
  • First aid certification.
  • Fire warden certification.

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Customer Support Advisor (Temporary Christmas Position)

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Job Summary

The role of the Customer Support Advisor is to provide excellent customer support via phone, e-mail, letter and the internal electronic system. Liaising with internal departments, couriers and suppliers is crucial in order to solve customer queries, requiring a high level of communication. The main objective of those in the position is to achieve a response time of 24 - 48 hours to all correspondence and complaints, in order to maintain effective customer support and a satisfied consumer market. Personal and group objectives include meeting Stats that have been set by the Customer Support Team Leader.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide the highest level of Customer Support via phone, e-mail, letter and the internal electronic system.
  • Answer customer calls within the SLA.
  • Respond to all customer correspondence within the SLA.
  • Take steps to resolve customer queries and complaints by contacting internal departments as well as couriers and suppliers.
  • Deal with complaint emails and letters.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public.
  • Maintain a consistent and professional attitude.
  • Take on additional duties when required by your Manager if possible.
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures regarding health and safety in the workplace.
  • Adhere to procedures regarding the proper use and care of equipment and materials associated with the role.
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge in order to effectively perform the role.

Technical

  • The ability to type and word-process various documents and electronic information.
  • Communicate and convey information by relevant methods both internally and externally to aid and enable group connection and organisational operation.
  • The ability to navigate external systems and websites.
  • Operate and record call type sheets.

Professional

  • Excellent communication skills in order to deal with a variety of individuals and issues.
  • Initiative - the ability to make decisions and follow them through to achieve a perceivable objective.
  • The ability to deal with complaints in a patient and professional manner.
  • The ability to work well in a team to meet common goals and objectives.
  • Prioritisation of workload to ensure a satisfied market.

Attitudes and Behaviours

  • Responsibility.
  • Adaptability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-sufficiency.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Dedication to see projects through to completion.
  • “Can Do” attitude.

Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@ebuyer.com stating which position you're applying for as shown above.

Our Sister company - Wren Kitchens - is hiring too!

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