Apprenticeship as management assistant for wholesale and foreign trade management

IPC-Computer is probably Germany's largest notebook spare parts eTailer with its own notebook service workshop. We have been selling notebook spare parts through our store systems since 2002, making us an online retailer from the very beginning. Almost all major notebook manufacturers work directly with us. This guarantees maximum added value for our customers in terms of price, availability and information.


What does a management assistant in wholesale and foreign trade management do?

  • Purchasing - procurement of goods:

    • The Wholesale and Foreign Trade Management Assistant ensures that spare parts arrive at IPC Computer on time so that the shelves in the warehouse are always filled. This serves to ensure that even in the event of delivery problems, our top sellers do not run out immediately. To make this possible, attention is paid to important key figures such as stock range, average daily sales, but also to quantity prices.

  • Warehouse logistics:

    • For warehouse organization, he works with electronic warehouse management systems. To ensure that his customers can always be supplied with the desired products at short notice. Thus, he pays attention to efficient storage, which means that items with high sales figures are given a storage location that can be reached more quickly. This time savings allows an order to be shipped the same day.

  • Sales Promotion:

    • The sales price adjustment to the market price is, depending on the product group and on the sales volume, the most important parameter in successful marketing in online business. Depending on the sales platform, various software tools support the daily work and calculation. Another task is also the observation and analysis of the market, as well as the behavior of consumers. This is essential to be able to react quickly to market changes or competitors.

  • Customer service and returns:

    • A merchant in wholesale and foreign trade management is always available to answer questions or complaints by telephone or in writing. If customers return goods, e.g. due to quality defects, he handles the returns process. He checks the justification of complaints, whether a sale as 2nd choice products is possible or whether the goods must be returned to the manufacturer.

  • Management and control:

    • Wholesale and Foreign Trade Management Clerks also perform accounting tasks. For example, this person posts goods invoices and cost invoices, processes incoming payments and refunds invoice corrections. Organization and archiving are also important to him. This includes the careful filing of accounts payable or receivable invoices. To ensure that he maintains an overview, everything is checked daily for accuracy

What you bring to the table...

  • Commercial thinking
  • Sociability
  • Negotiating skills
  • Communication skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Diligence and sense of responsibility

Employment after training:

After successfully completing their training, wholesale and foreign trade management assistants have many doors open to them. Due to the multi-layered and varied training, he can be employed in several departments. Depending on their interests and needs, wholesale and foreign trade management assistants can look forward to a position in purchasing, accounting or sales.

IPC Computer offers you:

  • Future-proof job in a growth market 
  • Challenging fields of activity with training transfer guarantee
  • Flexible working hours, possibility to work in a home office 
  • Training opportunities
  • State-of-the-art work equipment
  • Free catering services
  • Free parking spaces
  • Travel expenses to the vocational school
  • Christmas bonus

Do you feel addressed? Then send us your application today: