Purchasing Manager Italian Speaking

  • Full Time
  • London

Job Title: Purchasing Manager Italian Speaking 

Location: London

Salary: up to £26.000

Our client produces top quality organic food and sells to major food retailers across the UK, including Waitrose, Ocado, Abel & Cole and Wholefoods and also export to many countries; including Norway, Denmark, Hong Kong and UAE. They are now looking for a positive, enthusiastic person who is interested in the organic food industry to join their team.

You will be primarily responsible for the operational side, managing suppliers and stock forecasting.

  • Establishing and maintaining close relationships with suppliers – all based in Italy.
  • Negotiating prices
  • Stock Management: Planning orders months in advance so to minimize products’ un-availability
  • Suppliers’ Orders (POs): Analyzing stock and processing orders so that stock does not became unavailable
  • Inward Logistics: Relationship with freight forwarders from Italy to receive stock from POs
  • Reporting directly to the Directors of the company

Key Skills required:

  • A passion for the food industry – and a love for organic and sustainable food!
  • Able to work independently and proactively, managing your own time and responsibilities
  • Able to speak Italian
  • Results orientated and commercially focused
  • Prior work experience in a commercial or logistics environment preferred
  • Organised with excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Excel

If this job sounds like you, please apply ASAP via the form below or send your CV to recruitment@cvandcoffee.com

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