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Commercial Linguist/International Buyer

This opportunity is for the role of aCommercial Linguist/International Buyerin one of the UKs leading and fastest-growing B2B suppliers. This is an employee-owned business with ferociously ambitious growth plans.

You will be joining an established, profitable, growing technology-backed business and will be part of a purchasing team based in Coventry.

We seek a dynamic,linguist fluent in mandarinwho can thrive in a pressurized and fast-moving environment. Perhaps at the start of their career, we are looking for a driven individual with a strong commercial instinct. Ideally the candidate will understand distribution, purchasing, supply chains and the infrastructure of imports.

The role will involve:

  • Managing a portfolio of international suppliers
  • Identifying new suppliers
  • Supporting the Product Development Team in sourcing new products
  • Resourcing current products
  • Supply chain management
  • Inventory management

Candidates must:

  • Be fluent in mandarin
  • Be educated to degree level ideally
  • Be highly motivated and have excellent communication skills
  • Possess commercial awareness and entrepreneurial flair
  • Have experience within a commercial or purchasing environment
  • Have experience of distribution/purchasing/supply chains/ imports preferred but not essential

In return, we will offer you the opportunity to work with some of the most experienced and skilled people in our industry. You will be joining a business that has grown from zero to a major national player and where the energy and enthusiasm of the team is infectious.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build a career and join a fast-growing, employee-owned company where you will have the option to become a shareholder in the business. Our client is a circa £150 million company with an entrepreneurial spirit and a philosophy of working hard and achieving results.

Learning from motivated and highly efficient individuals, you will gain the opportunity to work in a high performing and rewarding environment, within an experienced, friendly, and supportive team.

Coventry, England, UK