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Japanese Speaking Job - Purchasing clerk - London

  • £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 21073

Your New Job Title: Purchasing clerk (Japanese speaker)

The Skills You'll Need: Japanese, purchasing, supply chain,

Your New Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum

Location: The City, London

Who You'll Be Working for: Engineering company

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

  • Processing Requests For Quotation (RFQ) received from parent and group companies.
  • Sourcing suppliers and issuing RFQs
  • Collecting/expediting supplier’s quotations
  • Evaluating and clarifying supplier’s quotations
  • Negotiating with suppliers for best offer conditions
  • Processing Purchase Orders (PO)
  • Placing orders to suppliers
  • Post-order monitoring and expediting of suppliers, including attending meetings as necessary
  • Coordinating shipments
  • Troubleshooting and claims handling
  • Obtaining shipping and payment documents from suppliers
  • Processing invoices for payment to HQ
  • Arranging necessary documentation for export/import of goods
  • Confirmation of payment status
  • Researching supplier’s credit status
  • Conducting vendor surveys
  • Market research
  • Collection of purchasing information
  • Preparations for sales and purchase
  • General Secretarial duties (hotel and travel arrangements, typing, photocopying, appointment scheduling etc.,) if requested by the senior management.
  • Any other duties directed by the senior management from time to time

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Must have Excellent English communication skills
  • Fluency in Japanese (JLPT N 1 or N2)
  • Previous procurement/supply chain or related business experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Hours: 9am - 5pm
Job status: Permanent, Full-time
Start date: ASAP

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