CPA Recruitment

Purchasing Assistant

Up to £25k
30 Jun 2019
30 Jul 2019
FMW 38487
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Purchasing Assistant (Italian Speaking)
Up to £25,000
Ref code: FMW38487

An opportunity to be part of a successful importing food company has arisen, supplying well-known brands and major retailer customers. Working for this highly successful distributor, you will be responsible for assisting in the purchasing of Italian food products and the management of the supply chain.  This is an exciting role for an administrator, with a keen interest in food, looking to take the next step in their career.
Key Accountabilities 
Preparing quotations for the sales team with the procurement manager
Getting price requests from suppliers, the majority are based in Italy
Updating the company price lists and product lists
Preparing costings for goods 
Input purchase orders onto the computer software
Produce product presentations
Assist the supply chain co-ordinator when required 
Attending monthly general meetings
Filing copy documents and incoming correspondence 
Assisting the procurement manager will all aspects of their role
Personal Profile 
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Attention to detail
IT literate – Microsoft Word, Excel and able to learn company systems and tools
Well-organised with the ability to multitask and work to targets and strict deadlines 
Fluent language skills in English & Italian
Food buying experience is essential
A strong work ethic and the desire to succeed
A high degree of adaptability

Ref Code: FMW38487
To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the reference and for the attention of Lisa Fox to or call 020 8203 1000.
Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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