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Buyer - Mandarin speaking

£23000 - £25000

Buying and Merchandising

South East




Job Description

**Buyer - Mandarin speaking - Southampton - £25,000**

Our client is a large UK business going through huge growth. They are now looking for a Buyer - Mandarin speaking to come in to boost the retail Buying department. You will be given autonomy to make decisions and the training you will receive will be fantastic!

What are the key skills required for this Buyer - Mandarin speaking vacancy?

  • Someone who has the ability to interact, communicate and negotiate effectively with customers and suppliers.
  • Strong PC literacy
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • An individual who has an eye for products and packaging
  • Excellent admin skills

What does the role involve?

  • Ordering and managing stock to maintain service levels.
  • Understanding of the critical path analysis.
  • Oversee the complete procurement life cycle from cradle to grave.
  • Have total ownership of smaller scale procurement projects.
  • Presenting new ranges to the sales team
  • Maintain the product database.
  • Liaising and negotiating with Far East Factories.
  • Analyse sales and range performance.
  • Visit Far East trade shows / factories with the Senior Buyer as appropriate.

If you have experience in Buying/Procurement/Purchasing and speak Mandarin, please apply today!