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Buyer Mandarin Speaking

Posted 4 April by Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain Easy Apply Ended

This is an exclusive opportunity with Micahel Page. This excellent opportunity is within one of the most dynamic and fastest growing businesses currently in London. The role requires a fluent mandarin speaking person, with 4+ years in Buying or Procurement.

Client Details

Our client is a consumer goods business who are the absolute market-leaders at what they do. They create products that are some of the most well known available, using only the best material that is long lasting and the highest quality.

The business is based in West London and this is non-corporate culture is prevalent throughout the business. The business are dynamic, innovative and passionate about creating good products.

Description

  • Manage purchasing and supplier relationship of a variety of manufacturing materials categories.
  • It will be vital that you are able to work to negotiate on major contracts with suppliers, as well as having day to day working with internal stakeholders.

  • Travel to Taiwan, China and Japan to meet suppliers/
  • Negotiating contracts and improving prices and Terms of Business

  • Support the Head of Procurement in diagnosing and developing a Cost Down Programme.

  • Liaise and Manage price negotiations with suppliers to ensure the most competitive price

  • Support NPD in the development of new products and advice in achieving product target pricing

Profile

Ideal Candidate:

  • Mandarin Speaking (ESSENTIAL)
  • Passionate, Innovative & Articulate

  • Experience working with manufacturing factories in China

  • Strong Stakeholder management skills

  • CIPS qualified (desirable)

  • Experience within an FMCG or Manufacturing environment

  • 3 years + procurement experience

Job Offer

up to £28,000 + Benefits

Required skills

  • FMCG
  • Mandarin
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Ingredients
  • Buyer
  • Machine Parts

Reference: 34823726

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