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Graduate Job Graduate Buyer – Mandarin or Chinese Languages

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: LCTA10
Salary: 23000 -25000k  

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What is exciting about this role?


We are an international engineering giant with office throughout the Globe. Our UK office is a hub of activity across the UK and internationally so you will have a huge variety of responsibility. You will be given the chance to make exciting projects happen which will have a huge impact on the company and be worth millions of pounds.


What do we do?


We are specialists in technology. From electrical products and trains to medical innovations and power stations.


The UK office is a specialist in procurement delivering service and support to huge international contracts. We control international purchasing and logistics.


So where do you come in?


We are looking for a talented Graduate to become a Buyer.


This means you will need to be adaptable and flexible working on a variety of tasks and projects and spotting new opportunities.


The role will involve close contact with our international head office and suppliers across the globe. You will be responsible for negotiating, analysis of suppliers and their effectiveness, spotting new opportunities, and supporting the team in global projects.


You will need to be flexible to visit suppliers on a global basis.


What can we give you?


The UK office is a subsidiary of an enormous international group and we employ nearly 200,000 professionals worldwide. You get the best of both worlds here – you have the opportunity to grow and develop on an international scale, but also have one-on-one mentorship in the smaller UK office.


We will support you throughout your career with in-house and external training.


What you need to demonstrate?


  • 2.1 degree or Masters in Science, Engineering, Business, or Maths discipline.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • An excellent communicator (written and spoken English)
  • Fluent in Mandarin or Chinese
  • Confident
  • Highly numerate (High level of excel ability)




Discovery is one of the leading consultancies in Graduate Recruitment. We know the needs and desires of graduates aspiring to be some of the UK’s top people. A career can be very challenging and rewarding. All our positions will provide you with a good basic salary and in many cases, the opportunity to earn substantial bonuses, company cars and other benefits including healthcare and in some case all expenses paid trips abroad.

Location: South East England

Recruiter Details

Graduate Resource Team
Discovery Graduates
0121 212 3111

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