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Junior Buyer

Milton Keynes, BKM, United Kingdom
Job ID: 41168


Due to continued growth we are looking to recruit a Buyer for our DCPOS and Pro AV team. The purpose of the role is to grow revenues in the division, being responsible for purchasing a group of vendors. Driving the Product strategy to achieve revenue, profit and breadth goals for vendor and Ingram Micro UK. Effectively owning and driving a business within a business. Managing Stock portfolio within given vendor base. Engaging with Business management to proactively promote and sell products. 


  • Build a clear buying strategy for each market sector
  • Segment product portfolio to align with customer / market demand and Ingram profitability
  • Develop and maintain vendor set to support product strategy and growth
  • Review product trends and provide direction to sector marketers on “lifecycle” related opportunities
  • Optimize inventory turn and availability  by vendor
  • Ageing Inventory Management and tracking
  • Reducing and minimizing the size of back orders
  • Timely and effective order placing, accurate ETA’s
  • Manage and resolve pricing discrepancies
  • Raise stock reposition claims
  • Negotiation of best price within vendor T&C’s 
  • Manage stock portfolio
  • Identify vendor core business and direction
  • Establish communication links and methods to include telephone contact and regular review meetings
  • Build personal relationships to key managers, sales and marketing staff within the vendor
  • Educate and inform vendor staff regarding IMUK direction and ambitions for their products
  • Identify and qualify new vendor & market opportunities within the various sectors
  • Review and terminate unprofitable vendor relationships on a consistent basis
  • Create and maintain quarterly rolling business plans based on agreed reviews, to include clear ROI objectives

Ingram Micro is the global leader in technology and supply chain services with an extensive array of resources to drive market and customer growth, while bringing unique insights that enable businesses to realise the promise of technology™. 

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With our vast global infrastructure and focus on cloud, mobility, supply chain and technology solutions, Ingram Micro enables business partners to operate more efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. No other company delivers as broad and deep a spectrum of technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. But none of this is achievable without great people, with a complete customer focus.

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