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  • Location:

    Colchester

  • Sector:

    ENGINEERING

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samantha McStravick

  • Contact email:

    Samantha@wr-engineering.com

  • Job ref:

    J6234162_1630665863

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-18

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Account Manager / Buyer - German Speaking - £35,000-£40,000 - Colchester, Essex


German speaking Purchasing & Sales Professional required to join a multinational spare-parts supplier working in heavy industries.

This role requires someone who is fluent in German and owns their own vehicle as the company is not accessible by public transport.

The role involves speaking to inbound customers about their needs and sourcing parts for their businesses. My client has a wealth of existing customers and is looking for someone with a strong purchasing background as well as good commercial understanding to join their well established team.

This role would suit someone who has held the following job titles: Account Manager, Purchasing Manager, Buyer, Procurement Manager, Internal Sales Engineer or similar.

The Package:
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000.00 per annum.
Bonus Scheme
Working hours: Monday to Friday 0830 to 1300 and 1400 to 1700 hrs (a total of 37.5 hrs per week).
Annual leave: 25 days per annum plus public holidays.
Workplace pension with employer's contribution of 6% of basic salary.
Private healthcare is offered after the first year of employment.

The Role
Combined purchasing and internal sales role in a fast-paced office environment. This role would be suited to someone looking to gain valuable experience in the field of international trade.

Daily duties include: -
  • Obtaining pricing from suppliers
  • Negotiating on price and terms of business
  • Preparing quotations for customers
  • Placing and handling purchase orders
  • General customer service related duties.

Requirements
  • Must be fluent in German
  • Must be able to demonstrate confidence and a strong work ethic,
  • experience in a related role covering purchasing, procurement and / or sales.
  • Technical knowledge is desirable

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