Planning & Purchasing Coordinator – Italian speaking

  • Full Time
  • London

Job Title: Planning & Purchasing Coordinator – Italian speaking

Location: Central London

Salary: Competitive salary package

Contract: Permanent and F/T.

Our client is a well-established international group operating in the cosmetic industry and with a worldwide presence. This is a very hands-on role where excellent organisational and planning skills are required.

You will be responsible for all planning and purchasing activities:

  • Responsible for the day to day management of planning and purchasing activities, leading from A to Z the full process. Ensuring the items are brought to the correct specification and cost effectively, as well as delivered on time.
  • Responsible for the components and finished product stock levels, ensuring that they meet the business plan.
  • Maintaining records of goods ordered and received ensuring that any errors are promptly corrected.
  • Monitoring stock levels to guarantee forecast accuracy.
  • Reviewing the stock levels to ensure the business meets its production plans whilst maintaining minimal stock level
  • Liaising with Italian speaking suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Developing new products and liaising with suppliers.
  • Supporting new product introduction process.
  • Planning work flow and schedules for production operations.

In order to be considered for this role, you must:

  • Be Bi-lingual Italian and English
  • Have excellent analytical skills
  • Have advanced Excel skills
  • Have previous work experience in similar roles in small / start-up companies – preferably in the cosmetic industry
  • Extremely organised and with the ability to prioritise, manage deadlines and make decisions
  • Problem solving and creative thinking
  • Confident, energetic, driven, personable and positive
  • The position requires some travelling abroad

Please send your application ASAP.


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