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Career Information

Logistics and Trading

Hong Kong is in the centre of Southeast Asia and its geographical location is an advantage for developing logistics and trading operations. Trading activities between China and neighbouring regions have increased in recent years. The trade activities help extending the logistics market with excellent innovative services and technologies. As for the storage and transportation of valuables such as artworks and fine wines, Hong Kong’s advantages are even more prominent.

Duties

  • Purchase raw materials for designers or customers
  • Negotiate and provide quotation with different companies
  • Arrange transportation and logistics procedures
  • As an intermediary between the supplier and the company’s production department
  • Develop production procedures and monitor the production process
  • Purchase materials from oversea

Working hours

About 45 hours a week

Working environment

Work in office, may require outside work

Personality

Promotion and reference salary

Buyer assistant
Approximately $11,000 - 15,000
Experience 0-2 years
Buyer
Approximately $14,500 - 21,000
Experience 2-5 years
Senior buyer
Approximately $ 22,000 - 29,000
Experience 4-6 years

Entry requirements

  • Level 2 or equivalent or above in five subjects (including English and Chinese) in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE)
  • Level 2 / Grade E or above in five subjects (including English and Chinese) in Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE)
  • Good writing skills in both Chinese and English
  • Familiar with basic computer operations, such as Chinese and English typing, etc.
  • Fluent in Cantonese and English

Duties

  • Oversee the receipt, storage, requisitioning and disbursement of supplies and materials
  • Inventory control
  • Handle daily warehouse documentation
  • Process and check orders

Working hours

About 45-54 hours a week

Working environment

Work in factory

Personality

Promotion and reference salary

Warehouse storekeeper
Approximately $10,000 - $ 14,000
Experience 0-2 years
Senior warehouse storekeeper
Approximately $15,000 - $20,000
Experience 2-3 years
Assistant warehouse manager
Approximately $18,000 or more
Experience 3-4 years

Entry requirements

  • Secondary school graduate
  • Familiar with basic computer operations, such as Chinese and English typing, etc
  • Fluent in Cantonese and English

 

Duties

  • Follow the procedures to check imported/exported goods and calculate charges
  • Handle goods, documents and data entry
  • Handle customer cash or cheque settlement procedures
  • Handle customer inquiries

Working hours

About 45 hours a week, shift work

Working environment

Work in freight station

Personality

Promotion and reference salary

Cargo Co-ordinator
Approximately $12,000
Experience 0-2 years
Senior cargo co-ordinator
Approximately $15,000 - $20,000
Experience 3-5 years
Assistant operation manager
Approximately $18,000 -$25,000
Experience 5-8 years

Entry requirements

  • Secondary school graduate
  • Familiar with basic computer operations, such as Chinese and English typing, etc
  • Fluent in Cantonese and English

Duties

  • Count daily shipments and fulfil daily delivery orders
  • Ensure the delivery on time and properly
  • Ensure the vehicles with good condition and cleanliness

Working hours

About 48 hours a week, Shift wor

Working environment

Work location depends on route

Personality

Promotion and reference salary

Truck driver
Approximately $12,000 - $20,000
Experience 0-3 years

Entry requirements

  • Require a valid LGV (light good vehicle) driver’s license or medium goods vehicle driver’s license
  • Satisfactory driving recordNote: The required driver’s license depends on the type of truck

Examples of related training and courses

Not applicable

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