Raw Material Purchasing & Warehouse Manager

  • Company: Fendi
  • Location: Italy
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Purchasing
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: FEND00649
  • Date of publication: 2018.03.08


The Raw Material Purchasing & Warehouse Manager oversees the process of raw material management ensuring the achievement of Service objectives, cost and quality defined by the direction. He/She collaborates to the definition of strategy guidelines and spending budget. He/She identifies potential suppliers through continuous scouting benchmarking and analyzes the offers, evaluating the convenience between quality and price. He/she also manages the raw materiais warehouse overseelng the related administrative procedures and all activities of Storage and shipments. ■ Identify and manage suppliers in compliance with the quality standards and technical requirements, defining the timing of delivers and dealing the payment terms; ■ Ensure compliance with the agreed procedures and supervise the materials quality control, ensuring the conformity of received materials to qualitative standards and managing eventual complaints and restitutions; ■ Ensure the compliance with the agreed procedures and the respect of deliveries plans agreed with suppliers; ■ Manage the plan of purchases in the medium term based on the Master Planning; ■ Locate and control the levels of safety stock of all materials in stock, avoiding stockouts on all strategic materials, managing the suppliers for restocking and special orders; ■ Monitor the costs in order to optimize purchasing policies and comply with Industrial Budget; ■ Manage the stocks of raw material of warehouse according to company procedure, evaluate the devaluation policies of obsolete materials; verify eventual opportunities of materials Storage; ■ Manage the processes of cargo inbound from suppliers and the related documentation; ■ Organize the Storage and management of stock, coordinating all movement operations of goods and materials; ■ Coordinate the inventory activities on the stock and guarantee the consistency between physical and accounting inventories.


■ English fluent, French is a plus; ■ University degree; ■ Prior experience in a similar role preferably in the fashion industry; ■ Knowledge of Planning Systems (MRP and MRP2); ■ Knowledge of SAP and STEALTH 3000; ■ Knowledge of warehouse management; ■ Understanding and ability to analyze business processes; ■ Procurement skills; ■ Team working skills.

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