Buyer, Raw Materials - Giotti

Scandicci, Italy



A person in this role will be responsible for delivering category management and projects, including responsibility for a portfolio of ingredients, providing cross-functional support as a true Business Partner for Italian business.




  • Formulate and optimise the procurement strategies for multiple Giotti ingredient categories using the agreed tools to deliver value for the category.
  • Support the Italy business stakeholders as the business partner for all EMEA/Global/MGIL Ingredients/Raw Material buyers for both retailers and Industries units.
  • Administrative & system management of raw material contracts & price updates.
  • Provide specific project support to the industrial Commercial and NPD teams when required.
  • Manage supplier performance against agreed objectives, putting in place corrective actions where necessary.
  • Identify and deliver Continuous Cost Improvement (CCI) opportunities for these categories.
  • Collaborating cross functionally to participate in optimisation projects in terms of cost, quality, service and innovation.
  • Ensure continuity of supply for categories through the creation and execution of a supply risk management strategy.
  • Support innovation and business development through successful new product development delivery.
  • Use reporting tools and communicate regularly on the progress of projects to ensure successful execution of agreed procurement strategies.
  • Embed the supply issues communication and escalation process within Italy supply chain/operations.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or applicable field of study will be preferred.
  • Solid proven experience in Purchasing/Buyer role with appropriate business experience.
  • Knowledge of Food/Manufacturing Industry will be highly preferred.
  • Previous project management, execution of or participation in large, multiple or cross-functional projects.
  • Ability to deal with diverse and sometimes conflicting priorities.
  • Sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills are required. Ability to manage stakeholder at various levels.
  • Fluent verbal and written Italian and English essential.



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