Les Caves de Pyrene is an independent, Guildford-based wine importer, distributor and merchant of wines from all over the world, with a strong focus on those made organically, biodynamically or with minimal intervention. Our (ever-growing) portfolio is wide-ranging, but concentrates on artisanal wines made by hand, that express a strong sense of where they come from. We currently have a vacancy in our Shipping Department, details for which can be found below:
Multilingual Shipping & Logistics Coordinator
We are looking for a hardworking team player with a very high level of written and spoken Italian, French and/or Spanish to join our Shipping Department. The role will involve liaising with international suppliers around the world to coordinate the prompt shipment of stocks. The successful candidate will require an analytical approach to problem solving and a good eye for detail. The ability to work to short deadlines would also be beneficial.
Responsibilities will include:
Liaising closely with suppliers to ensure stocks are available promptly.
Careful liaison with suppliers and shipping company to coordinate efficient transportation of stock – often requiring groupage of stocks from multiple suppliers in a single location prior to shipment.
Checking documentation to avoid importation issues.
Communicating stock updates, including delays and arrivals, to the rest of the company.
Checking and recording invoices to ensure they are accurate.
Required skills and attributes:
Fluency (both written and oral) in both Italian and English. Additional foreign languages would be considered advantageous.
Analytical approach to problem solving
High level of accuracy
Ability to multi-task and ensure tasks are seen through to conclusion
Strong team player
Good telephone manner
Start Date: To start in September in a permanent, full-time position.
Working hours: 8.30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Salary: Competitive, based on experience.
Additional benefits: Healthcare scheme, discounted wine.
Please send applications, including a CV and cover letter, to: [email protected]
No telephone applications / agencies, please.