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Mandarin Speaking Procurement Assistant

Job Title: Mandarin Speaking Procurement Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Market completive rate depending on experience
Start Date: ASAP
REF: wl28617_1499415181
Contact Name: Will Liu
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Procurement Assistant

Procurement team in Ipswich/UK

Skills required

-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

Job Description

  • 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 China.
  • Upload the timesheet for all permanent employees
  • Offer other day to day administration support

As potential applicant, you should match the following profile:

  • Fluency in both English and Chinese (written and spoken),
  • Supports company Health, Safety & Environmental policies within the company
  • Professional approach internally and externally at all times
  • Able to interact at all levels within the company
  • 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

If you are enthusiastic to shape the European Research Center, with a very high, being part of a multicultural team and growing environment. Driving future technologies with focus on customer satisfaction is one of our missions.

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