International Purchasing Intern
We are searching for a tech-savvy purchasing intern with a keen eye for detail to support the purchasing and importation of goods for resale for our company. The purchasing department's duties include conducting market research, building a network of reliable vendors and service providers, negotiating the best contracts and prices, inspecting deliveries, and traveling overseas to secure deals and meet with potential clients. To be a part of this team you should have stellar communication skills and display a high degree of analytical and written communication skill.
Monitor all purchase orders and maintain effective relationship with vendors, planners and sales team.
Supervise all products and monitor for transport damage and return goods.
Perform troubleshoot on all invoice and price issues along with delivery related problems.
Evaluate performance of all carriers, vendors and goods delivery and make recommendations to improve processes for international buying process.
Maintain effective customer services and ensure timely delivery and maintain track of product progress and development.
Monitor potential stock out caused by delivery delay etc. and take necessary actions to ensure availability of product.
Manage vendor relations and production delivery and maintain effective system monitor all product deliveries for vendors.
Prepare and evaluate all proforma invoices, contacts and vendor agreements and ensure accuracy and price for same.
Manage all communication and negotiate with suppliers on price and delivery terms to reduce inventory levels and cost.
Monitor all returns to vendors and coordinate with accounting departments and warehouses.
Coordinate with suppliers to identify effective business requirements and develop new business pipeline for all international buyers.
Prepare and manage offers from beginning to end and prepare supplier contracts and delivery schedule.
Provide analysis on detail cost comparison.
Conducting research on potential products, vendors, and services, and comparing price and quality to ensure the best deal.
Liaising with delivery and warehouse teams to ensure goods are received on time.
Monitoring inventory and writing orders to refill stock.
Inspecting purchased products upon delivery and reporting any issues timely.
Updating all records of purchased products.
Writing reports on purchases made and performing cost analyses.
Attending and contributing to meetings with staff and other stakeholders.