Mandarin Purchasing Administrator

  • Job Reference: LHMPA
  • Date Posted: 26 June 2018
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £18,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People Recruitment is currently working alongside an Electrical Accessories company who due to company growth are seeking a Purchasing Administrator who is fluent in mandarin to join their team.

Our client is offering a great opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to work within the Purchasing/Supply Chain Department to provide general administrative assistance and liaison with Far East suppliers.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with overseas (mainly Far East) suppliers on stock availability, delivery times, purchase order queries, payment queries, packaging and artwork queries etc.
  • To assist in preparing, inputting and raising of all purchase orders, ensuring cost prices and MOQ's are correct (obtain and confirm prices, delivery lead times, chasing) and booking-in of goods onto the system once received
  • To liaise with freight forwarders/shipping agents on shipments (air & sea), tracking shipments, delivery times and update system and inform relevant departments
  • To liaise with warehouse in respect to booking-in containers
  • To maintain accurate and up to date filing
  • To prepare all C&E documents for shipments
  • Tracking shipments
  • Contacting local suppliers for resourcing

Experience/Requirements:

  1. Essential to be able to write and speak or Mandarin
  2. Previous administrative experience
  3. Highly numerate
  4. Computer literate specifically Excel
  5. Good communication skills
  6. Methodical, organised & multi-tasking
  7. Accuracy and attention to detail
  8. Deals well with pressure, meeting deadlines and problem-solving
  9. Hard working, self-motivating & able to work on own initiative

In return, our client is offering a salary of £18,000 DOE with excellent KPI bonus and benefits.

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