MANDARIN / CANTONESE SPEAKING BUYER

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Dartford, Kent
Salary
23000.0000
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An award winning food manufacturer are looking to recruit a Mandarin speaking buyer.

• Makes supply orders
• Coordinates with people in different company locations to see if a better price is available somewhere else or if suppliers in a certain area are not living up to expectations
• Double-checks the work of purchasing agents
• Communicates with executives and gains approval for purchasing contracts with new vendors or on new supplies
• Continuously comparison shops and negotiates to make sure the company gets the best possible prices on needed supplies
• Oversees supply chain management and custom clearance
• Communicates with suppliers and to make sure supplies get where they need to be when they need to be, even when a deadline is tight
• Maintains a network of professional contacts in order to discover new opportunities for good deals on orders
• Forecasts demand for certain products and makes orders accordingly
• Checks inventory, tracks how inventory is used, and adjusts purchasing habits in accord with apparent trends
• Processes payments and invoices
• Keeps a well-organised collection of contracts for easy reference when needed
• Attends meetings to stay up to date on the company's objectives
• Attends conferences to meet potential new suppliers and glean insight from other professionals in the purchasing field

Mandarin or Cantonese speaker
Purchasing experience

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