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Junior Purchase Manager

Posted 14 Jul 2024
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
€3,000 per month
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Are you eager to make a big impact with your commercial mindset on the Purchase department of an international and listed organisation? As a Junior Purchase Manager, you will be completely prepared, for your next step as a Purchase Manager. Ready for a challenge?

Reach your full potential as Junior Purchase Manager

As a Junior Purchase Manager, you will join our Purchase team. The Purchase team within B&S takes care of the purchase of our products.

As a new addition to one of our purchasing teams, you will be responsible for your own purchasing area. We will prepare you to become an independent Purchase Manager. Once you have mastered everything, you determine the strategy for your product-market combination together with your manager.


  • decide which suppliers you work with and the entire negotiation process
  • maintain customer contact with existing suppliers and try to expand your network by building new relationships
  • will initially communicate a lot via telephone and digital meetings. Eventually, there will also be regular trips abroad on your schedule
  • Your responsibilities also include registering and processing purchase orders. Due to your accurate working, you ensure that the order process runs smoothly.

This is you

You have a commercial mindset, and you are a natural entrepreneur. Your motivation is to learn and grow as much as possible within your purchase team. To do so, you are eager and ask a lot of questions. In addition, you like to explore things, seek opportunities and think outside the box. You push boundaries to challenge yourself continuously!


  • have a Bachelor’s degree in a commercial field
  • have gained about one year of working experience in a commercial position, during your internship or a side job
  • can work with Excel, and you are good with numbers
  • are internationally oriented during an internship or a side-job
  • have a good command of the English (required) and Dutch (preferably) language in speaking and writing. Command of another language is an advantage

We offer you

  • A maximum salary of €3000,- in line with your experience, plus a yearly fixed Christmas bonus and a performance dependent bonus
  • Initially, a one-year contract with the prospect of permanent employment
  • 25 vacation days, with the possibility to purchase additional days
  • A travel allowance of up to 75 km on single trip travel when working at the office, or an allowance if you’re working remotely (from home)
  • The flexibility to work 1 day a week from home
  • A pension scheme where 2/3rd of the pension costs are paid by us
  • The possibility to take courses related to your growth ambitions and function
  • A coaching program focused on your mental health (non-binding)
  • Participation in group insurance such as disability insurance and survivor’s insurance
  • Free use of our company gym

Join the King of Reach team, where innovation meets impact in the vibrant world of food and beverage distribution! As part of the esteemed B&S family, we're on a mission to make premium consumer goods accessible to everyone, everywhere—infusing everyday lives with joy and comfort through top-quality products.

At King of Reach, we’re not just about distributing products; we’re about delivering happiness and flavour to the farthest corners of the globe. From duty-free channels to government sites and remote retail locations, our expertise ensures that the world's leading food and beverage brands find their way into the hands of consumers across distinct markets globally.

B&S exists to make premium consumer goods available to everyone, anywhere. With our ever-growing international network and physical local presence, we connect suppliers, logistics partners, wholesalers, retailers, and consumers worldwide who are difficult to reach.
We put our people at the heart of everything we do. We continuously encourage our employees to learn, develop, and grow to reach their full potential.

Active in 100 countries
500 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 35 years