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Purchasing Agent

A Japanese trading company specializing in food products located in El Monte, CA is looking for a Purchasing Agent.

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Manage supplier relationships and maintain adherence to product quality, delivery dates, and contractual terms and conditions.
Liaise with Tokyo office to coordinate product shipments
Placing orders with suppliers
Manage inventory of new products and new product lines
Research and develop products to be sold by the Company by tasting and evaluating sample products, visiting production companies, and working with the sales department and warehouse to understand customer needs and preferences
Coordinating with group companies and sister companies to assist in processing orders and shipping to locations
Coordinate with group companies to negotiate discounts for bulk purchases
Check inventory for errors in warehouse stock
Assist in the preparation of the annual Food Expo
Participate in company events and functions outside of normal working hours.


Bilingual in Japanese and English (business level)
Successful completion of the Sake Adviser course within one year of joining the company
High school graduate or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in business preferred
At least 2 years of purchasing experience preferred

雇用形態Employment Status Full Time

Purchasing Agent

使用言語Language English / Japanese
勤務時間Working Hours Work 5 days Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
40 hours per week
Break time: 1 hour
給与Salary Annual Income $41K-$46K(To be determined after interview depending on experience)
待遇・福利厚生Benefit ・All paid Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance for employees and their dependents
・Life Insurance and 401k Plan with company match
Category: Purchasing Trading
Type: Full Time
Location: California El Monte

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