Job title: Mandarin Speaking Purchasing Administrator/Assistant Buyer Language: English and Mandarin Chinese
Salary: Basic salary up to £22K Location: Southwest London/Surrey
Working hours: 37.5 hours per week with flexible working options
Sponsorship: No. You must be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions.
Our client is market leader in designing, manufacturing, and distributing of mobile phone accessories in the UK and Europe. They are now expanding and looking for a Mandarin Speaking buying/purchasing executive to support their growth. You will be reporting to the Head of Purchasing and the company offers great benefits including continued personal development (CPD) to support your career growth.
Support Purchasing Department
Raise purchasing orders and ensure smooth completion of the process
Ensure all purchasing related queries and issues are dealt with quickly and efficiently and maintain good levels of communication with all stakeholders
Maintaining the product life cycle in correlation with new products/device launches
ETA reporting and monitoring
Inbound logistical planning – clearing products through customs with relevant carriers
Produce relevant reports such as pricing reports, demand reports, etc.
Ensure ERP system and records are accurate and up to date
Support purchasing department on other relevant duties as required
Coordinate with other internal teams
Ensure Sales Department is up to date with all relevant information and pricing (product quotes, expected delivery dates, pricing, product development, etc.)
Act as a point of contact between Sales, purchasing, finance and Warehouse departments
Assist with any other departments as required
Build and maintain relationships with new and existing suppliers
Communicate and manage deal pricing from suppliers
Ensure suppliers are meeting delivery dates
Educated to degree level or equivalent;
Relevant experience in purchasing administration or buying, ideally in FMCG;
Experience with an ERP system is a plus;
Exceptional attention to details;
Fluent in written and spoken Chinese Mandarin and English;
Eligible to work in the UK without restrictions.
Should you be interested, please submit your application via the website together with your CV.
Due to the large volume of applications we receive, unfortunately, we are not able to provide feedback to every applicant. If your profile is suitable, one of our consultants will contact you directly.
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