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Chinese Mandarin Speaking Procurement Assistant

Job Title: Chinese Mandarin Speaking Procurement Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: ProcumentAssistant_1652462901
Contact Name: Catherine Sun
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Chinese Mandarin Speaking Procurement Assistant

Location - Reading

Full-time ongoing contract

Salary dependent upon experience plus benefits

Our client, a leader in developing advanced optoelectronic devices for the next generation of communications networks and a proven track record of innovation over many years, are now looking to recruit the procurement assistant.


  • Assist the procurement manager to sort out supplier information
  • Prioritising and taking action on incoming purchase requests; Liaising with internal stakeholders to review and clarify requirements
  • Inputting data onto systems to raise purchase ordering
  • Ensuring the timely delivery of goods or services purchased from suppliers by tracking order and confirm lead times, delivery dates and costs.
  • Resolving any scheduling difficulties, taking preventative action to avoid re-occurrence
  • Liaison with finance department in identifying/resolving invoice discrepancies and system disputes.
  • Archive the recorded documents.
  • Deal with production delivery and sample delivery to HQ and affiliated company in oversea.
  • Upload the timesheet for all permanent employees
  • Offer other day to day administration support


  • Experience user in relevant office software and Information Management System. With ability to maintain the data in purchase ledger
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness and accuracy
  • Good capability levels in analysis and interpretation of data, being able to draw qualitative conclusions
  • Strong communication skills with the confidence to challenge business processes / information, where appropriate
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders to ensure the right outcomes for both the organisation and internal/external stakeholders
  • Able to interact at all levels within the company
  • Support company Health, Safety & Environmental policies within the company
  • Professional approach internally and externally at all times
  • Fluency in both English and Chinese (written and spoken),
  • Good command of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Good team spirit, open to a diverse workforce and a Chinese business culture
  • Hands-on and can-do attitude
  • Well-organized and structured working style

Before you apply, please make sure you have the Right to Work in the UK from the start of your employment without requirement for work/visa sponsorship.

To apply, please send your CV to

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