Purchasing Assistant

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Chessington, Surrey | Ref: BBBH20339

Up to £21000.00 per annum

Purchasing Assistant



Role Profile

Are you passionate about exotic food? Do you want to work in a dynamic company that supplies well-known brands such as Yo!Sushi and Wasabi? Our client is Japanese Food Wholesaler with a friendly, high-energy culture who are currently looking to add into their Purchasing team. You will be a dynamic individual with the soft skills required to negotiate prices with suppliers and generate requisitions, joining an established team who are already growing and looking to grow the business even further. Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager in a company who invest in their staff and are passionate about internal promotion.

Skills & Experience

Skills and personal qualities considered to be essential to the role are:

  • Understanding of wholesale purchasing.
  • Knowledge of food service industry.
  • Understanding of import trade
  • Knowledge of Japanese/Asian/ethnic foods desirable.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Far east language skills helpful.


  • A hands-on attitude and 'no problem' approach.
  • Thorough eye for detail.
  • Desire and ability to take responsibility.
  • Creative thinker.
  • Empathic, enthusiastic, likeable, good team-mate.
  • Visionary, driven by success and progression.

Client information

Our client is a Japanese food wholesaler



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