Purchaser South Korea

Are you searching for the next step in your development? Would you like to work in an international chemical trading company?
KH Chemicals is growing! That’s why we have a vacancy for a full-time

Purchaser South Korea

In this position you will have full responsibility for sourcing certain product groups in South Korea. Therefore you have to maintain and develop existing suppliers as well as acquiring new suppliers. You buy the right products, at the right time and for the right price. After the purchase you work with Customer Service and Logistics to insure costs of transport, on-time loading and transport of the product. Being on the road and traveling will be a critical part of your job.

What are you going to do?

  • In consultation and cooperation with the global Product Managers (located in the Netherlands) you independently manage the entire purchase process from deal confirmation to shipment.
  • Work with all the international offices on a daily basis to help manage, grow and exceed your purchase and the organizations targets.
  • Strategically set up your purchasing structure, manage your budgets and develop cooperation with new suppliers and new products.
  • Visiting your suppliers and prospects on a regular basis with the desire and ability to develop a strong relationship with them that will eventually generate new and increased business.
  • Outperforming the competition!

What do you bring to the table?

You are involved, driven and of course you like to work in a world that is continuously in motion through innovation and growth. You are a negotiator! In our view you need the following luggage:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Commerce, Business or Marketing).
  • Besides Korean, English is essential for communication with the entire organization. Knowledge of other languages (Japanese/Chinese) is an advantage.
  • You have a minimum of five years’ experience in in purchasing in a commercial organization, preferably in the chemical trading industry.
  • If you have a drivers licence, it will be an advantage.

What do we offer?

We offer you a challenging position in an international company. You will work as part of a young team: our average age is 35. We work hard, but do fun things together as well. KH is a trading company, so the environment is a dynamic one with flexible working hours. It really is a high-speed business! There is plenty of room for you to realize your ambitions and we will help you to achieve success quickly. This includes a market-based salary. The Shanghai office is located in the city centre and is currently employing four other people.

Who we are?

With more than 25 years’ experience in chemical trading and distribution, KH Chemicals has become a well-established partner in the industry. KH Chemicals is headquartered in Rotterdam/Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands and has regional offices in Dubai, Kiev, Moscow, Sao Paolo, Shanghai and New York. Our global team currently consists of more than 80 energetic and proud employees. Since the beginning of 2019 KH Chemicals is a 100% daughter of the Ravago Group. More information can be found on our website at www.khchemicals.com.


Please send your resume and cover letter (if applicable) to jobs@khchemicals.com

Solicitation in connection with this advertisement will be ignored.

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