Junior Buyer

Vacancy Reference: Junior Buyer
Location: Cheshire
Job Category: Buying

Job Summary

Junior Buyer - Cheshire

The Buyer will be responsible for the processing of Supplier Purchase Orders and the sourcing/ re-sourcing of Goods/Services where required. They are required work closely with the Sales department to identify and optimise the best purchasing routes utilising the current supply base and go out to market where required.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively work with Sales to identify best sourcing routes
  • Utilise the current supply base to source Goods/Services in the first instance
  • Go out to market to source Goods/Services where the requirements cannot be met within the current supply base (Request for Quotes etc.)
  • Qualify any new Suppliers as appropriate
  • Provide quotations to the Sales team to a high standard of accuracy and competency
  • Place Supplier purchase orders in a timely and efficient manner
  • Update system with the initial promised delivery date from the Supplier
  • Identify projects, savings and efficiencies within the allocated commodity
  • Focus on achieving KPIs set by the business and those agreed with your manager
  • Report, present and communicate data to colleagues as and when required
  • Identify projects, savings and efficiencies within the allocated commodity
  • Ensure that day to day processes of the business are followed and remain compliant
  • To undertake additional duties as may be assigned from time to time


  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships with people at all levels
  • Strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Quick thinker, methodical with the ability to multitask and prioritise work
  • Ability to work well on your own or as part of a team with the ability to use initiative and problem solve

About ASM Technologies

ASM Technologies delivers agile technology distribution across the IT channel. We concentrate on tier 2 and tier 3 brands often ignored by broad line distribution. We are the market leader in providing IT and technology based supplier rationalisation, building on a culture of delivering significant cost-savings, innovation solutions and excellent customer service as part of the process.

ASM Technologies is based across the United Kingdom with offices and distribution facilities centrally located in Cheshire and London. This proven model continues to support a fulfilment infrastructure across 4 continents and over 30 countries globally.

ASM Technologies is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity

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