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Posted November 16, 2021
Bilingual Chinese Purchase Specialist (Buyer)

Responsibilities

Golden Fortune Import & Export Corp is a family-owned, small business in Bayonne, New Jersey that imports and distributes Asian food products for supermarkets and wholesalers in the United States. With nearly 40 years of experience sourcing high quality products, Golden Fortune is looking to hire new talent to continue to meet the growing demand of specialty ethnic food products.

Responsibilities:
• Analyze historical data to forecast and place new purchase orders
• Understand our products and study emerging market trends
• Communicate with suppliers, shipping lines, customs brokers, and government agencies to resolve any issues that may arise between placing a purchase order and receiving the products in the warehouse
• Monitor warehouse stock levels ensure healthy inventory
• Meet weekly with management and sales teams to provide guidance on product-related issues
• Provide administrative office support like answering emails and calls, copying and filing documents, preparing reports, etc.

Requirements:
• Four-year undergraduate degree, preferably business-related, analytics-related, or mathematics-related
• Bilingual Chinese (Mandarin preferred) and English; Cantonese is a plus
• Microsoft Excel strong proficiency
• Able and willing to commute to Bayonne, New Jersey
• Can work independently with minimal supervision
• Can multitask and be on top of multiple deadlines and projects
• Must work on-site in the office Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm

Plus:
• Experience working in an Asian food importer, wholesaler, or related business
• Experience working in a logistics business like shipping line or freight forwarder
• Passionate about Asian food culture and products
• Familiarity with the food brands we import and distribute

Other Notes:
• US work authorization required
• No internships or part-time work. Full-time position only
• Driving to the office is strongly recommended due to limited public transportation
• Multilingual working environment with English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog and Spanish spoken everyday in the office and warehouse
• Compensation is tailored to work experience and this is an entry-level position

If this sounds like a perfect fit for you, we welcome you to apply today!

Please submit your resume using the application form.

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