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Order/Purchasing Fulfilment Assistant -Mandarin speaker a bonus

Job Title: Order/Purchasing Fulfilment Assistant -Mandarin speaker a bonus
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Negotiable
REF: OP -rs_1519924520
Contact Name: Racquel Smith
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Order Fulfilment Assistant, Ipswich

6 month rolling contract, viewing it as an ongoing role.

Location: Ipswich

On-board date: March

This role will be within the Procurement/Finance Team.

Job Context

This role is part of the Order Fulfilment team supporting the business in raising purchasing orders and delivering production. The role requires the post-holder to cooperate with the clean room as well as lab areas, receiving and clarifying procurement requirement from engineers, and managing the material stock and order status regularly.

Main Responsibilities

 Prioritizing and taking action on incoming purchase requests; Liaising with internal stakeholders to review and clarify requirements

 Inputting data onto systems to raise purchase ordering in a timely and proper way.

 Ensuring the timely delivery of goods or services purchased from suppliers by tracking order regularly.

 Resolving any scheduling difficulties, taking preventative action to avoid re-occurrence

 Deal with production delivery and sample delivery to HQ and affiliated company in China.

 Cooperate with Fab material management team to manage the material stock and order status.

In addition, there may be a requirement to:

 Work with export control engineer to record all delivery information from clean room

 Report order status regularly especially for important Capex


Essential: Experience user in relevant office software and Information Management System, with ability to maintain the data in different ledger

Attention to detail, thoroughness and accuracy

 Good capability levels in analysis and interpretation of data, being able to draw qualitative conclusions.

 Effectively communicate with stakeholders to ensure the right outcomes for both the organization and internal/external stakeholders

 Good command of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


Post-graduate qualification in finance area & Mandarin speaking (a bonus)

September 2017

Personal Attributes

 Able to work calm under pressure and to tight deadlines

 Ability to ensure prioritization of workload dovetails with the needs of the business

 Positive approach to teamwork and actively seeks to share information and ideas with colleagues

 Strong approach to persuasion and negotiation

 Personality to fit in with staff from all backgrounds, cultures and varying levels of the business

 Fluency in English written and spoken(Fluency in Chinese will be better but not mandatory),

 Well-organized and structured working style

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