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    At Longdan we have a unique approach. As the largest and most specialised Vietnamese foods group in our industry, we have become the UK’s leading Vietnamese specialist foods retailer. Bring your skills and retail experience to a ‘name’ that will allow your personality to shine. Team work, management ability, enthusiasm, excellent customer service & passion will take you to the top! At Longdan, we encourage internal promotion and can offer you an extensive training programme which will enable us to progress you through the business.

    - You must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
    - Longdan embraces diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for candidates.
    - No terminology in the advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community.

    Current Vacancies:

    - Shop Assistants
    - Warehouse Operative
    - Multi Drop Driver
    - Sale Coordinator

    - Sales and Customer Service Representative

    - Logistics and Warehouse Coordinator


    If you feel you meet the criteria for the above role, then please send in your CV to careers@longdan.co.uk.


    Job Title: Shop Assistants
    London   |   Full time

    The shop assistant’s role is to provide assistance and excellent customer service to the customers of Longdan Express.

    Your responsibilities include the smooth running of the shop and maintaining the shop standards. Main responsibilities will be:

    - Greet customers appropriately and determine the customer's wants/needs

    - Assist the customers in locating and selecting merchandise within the store.

    - Offer advice by demonstrating knowledge on products, prices and stock availability.

    - Accepting payments for purchases at POS terminals.

    - Receiving and checking deliveries, unpack, re-shelve or storing stock – heavy lifting involved.

    - Assisting in regular stock checks and stock takes.

    - Assist in changing displays of shop stock.

    - Vigilant at all times.

    We are looking for people with previous retail experience, willing to work hard and learn quickly.

    The ideal candidate needs to be reliable, punctual, trustworthy, hardworking and a flexible attitude. You must enjoy working with the public in a polite and helpful manner. Must be a good team player and flexible in regards to working hours and weekends. Be able to communicate in English. Candidates must be eligible to work in U.K


    Job Title: Warehouse Operative  
    London   |   Full time

    We are looking for an experienced Warehouse Operative to join our busy team in Leyton. The ideal candidate will be responsible for picking orders ready for despatch, loading and unloading goods including containers, performing regular stock checks and other general warehouse and yard duties. Candidate needs to be reliable, punctual, trustworthy, hardworking and able to work as part of a team.

    This role will involve some moderate to heavy lifting, so you need to be physically fit and have good awareness of Health & Safety procedures. Experience and skills required including Reach Truck and Counter Balance Forklift valid licences, good attention to detail and ability to plan and organise work. Candidates with a prior warehouse experience would be preferred. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and have good English language skill.

    Candidates must be eligible to work in U.K


    Job Title: Multi Drop Driver  
    London   |   Full time

    We are looking for hardworking experienced multi-drop driver to start immediately. Must have a good geographical knowledge, a clean driving licence and physical fit as there are lots of heavy lifting involved. Possess the ability to communicate effectively and excellent customer service skills. Be honest, reliable and flexible and able to undertake other general warehouse related duties, including unloading containers. A forklift license is an advantage but not essential. This is a 5-day week job with salary increase from a minimum of £7.20/hour, according to your operational performance. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and have good English language skill.

    Candidates must be eligible to work in U.K


    Job Title: Sale Coordinator  
    London   |   Full time

    Reporting to the Sales Director, this role incorporates the delivery of a high standard of customer care and act as an integral point of contact for the company head office in London and Vietnam branch office. This is an opportunity to make a significant impact on a company’s growth.

    Your key responsibilities will be:

    - To support existing and new business development by ensuring that new and existing customers receive their orders in a timely order and meeting delivery dates including communicating with the team and customers regarding any delays due to possible product shortages.

    - Liaise between customers and teams to ensure that all queries and problems are dealt with and resolved in a timely and professional manner.

    - To build and maintain relationships with existing customers and develop repeat sales, recommendations and promotional activities via regular repeat call patterns.

    - Assisting the customer service team with the management of their schedules and develop sales strategy to achieve/exceed sales targets.

    - Ensure that the order details to despatch are accurate. 

    - Produce reports on all areas of the department.

    Candidate required skills are:

    - Demonstrated sales, telemarketing, customer service or related experience preferably in a sales office or similar environment

    - Excellent organisational skills, ability to multi task and prioritise work load

    - Ability to work to tight targets and deadlines

    - Good telephone communication and interpersonal skills

    - Flexible and enjoy working in a high pace, fast moving and changing environment

    - Unconventional, creative independent thinker who can develop innovative fresh ideas

    Be able to communicate in English. Candidates must be eligible to work in U.K


    Job Title: Sales and Customer Service Representative
    London   |   Full time

    We are looking for a Sales and Customer Service Representative to join our Wholesale Department in Oriental Foods. The main purpose of this role is to process all customer orders and assist in trading the wholesale business to deliver sales targets, to offer excellent customer service and to ensure orders are processed and fulfilled in line with customer’s requirements. 

    The focus is to build relationships with existing customers and you will be expected to develop and maintain successful business relationships with new customers. The role includes ensuring that you are familiar with our product range and periodic offers, sales order taking and processing, identifying opportunity and promote multiple products.

    Skills & Experience Required:

    - Self-motivated and a strong interest in sales. Committed to delivering excellent in customer service

    - Be able to communicate diplomatically and effectively under pressure

    - Be highly organised and a self-motivated approach to the sales activity

    - Proven experience of managing wholesale customer orders in the food industry (desirable)

    - Fluency in English and Vietnamese (spoken and written) is an advantage

    - Salary depends on experience


    Job Title: Logistics and Warehouse Coordinator
    London   |   Full time

    We are looking for warehouse/logistics staff to join our busy warehouse in Leyton. The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring an efficient operation in co-ordinating warehousing and logistics activities. The role is varied and includes everything from checking goods as they arrive, organising and loading vans for delivery runs, picking stock for customers, keeping the warehouse tidy and other general warehouse duties.

    To be considered for this role, you must have:

    - Experience gained in general warehouse duties with a focus on warehousing and logistics.

    - Demonstrate organisational skills, flexibility and ability to work on own initiative to strict deadlines.

    - Excellent team player, interpersonal and communication skills

    - Able to coordinate the day-to-day operations and adapt positively to change.

    - Maintain safe lifting and handling heavy loads and work competently at a fast pace.

    - Preferably have a forklift licence.