Current Positions

Buyer Position / Full-time:

Arthur Beale are looking for a full-time buyer to help manage our growth. Position based near Thame. Main tasks for the role are:


  1. Order management
    1. Order stock from existing suppliers based on stock levels and related critieria (minimum values, offers etc) via Purchase Orders
    2. Ensure pricing is correct and raise increases to marketing for RRP changes
    3. Ensure supplier received PO and agree delivery dates
    4. Chase late deliveries based on what is outstanding in the system
    5. Work with sales and warehouse to ensure team aware of any delays/issues (updating in Shopify).
    6. Regular meetings with warehosue to ensure stock checked in correctly and any quality issues.
  1. Stock Management
    1. Review mins and maxs in Shopify to ensure we are ordering efficiently.
    2. Review slow moving goods to recommend any changes.
    3. Regular review with Sales/MD etc of future needs (seasonal, growth, new product) to reduce emergency buying.
  1. Supplier Relationships
    1. Build relationship with key suppliers, working with Managing Director.
    2. Ensure contractual details in Shopify: terms, discounts, contacts etc
    3. Ensure all supplier information in Shopify 
  1. Shopify 
    1. Ensure all key data in Shopify (delivery times, price changes, etc): own the quality of data.
  1. Purchase Order Overview
    1. Monitor all outstanding POs
    2. Work with finance to agree payments
    3. Move manual processes into the Shopify system (eg excel sheets showing POs outstanding)

Sailing/boating knowledge desirable but not essential as training will be offered.

To apply please send your CV to