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    MET and Bluegrass are fast growing brands with over 30 years of success in the cycling helmet market, we live and breathe our products with passion which enables us to produce helmets that have set industry standards.

    Our helmets are designed for every cyclist, from daily commuters to double Tour de France champion Tadej Pogačar, and everyone in between.


    Based in the beautiful Valtellina valley nestled in the Italian Alps we are under 100km from the legendary climbs of the Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo, just 20km from Lake Como and 2 hours from Milan. We have the perfect location for people who love the outdoors and Italian culture.

    We understand that our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill and diversity of our staff. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork.

    As part of our global team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

     

    MET is committed to equal employment opportunities and diversity.

    JOB OPPORTUNITIES

    MET spa, Talamona (SO), Italy

    INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER

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    At MET we live and breath our products with a dedication that enables us to produce helmets that have set industry standards. We are looking for a passionate and results orientated sales person who is looking to grow their international sales experience. 

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Create and develop annual sales plan for responsible markets in collaboration with the team.
    • Develop and foster lasting relationships with clients and identify opportunities to grow sales.
    • Identify and plan for travel to support overall sales objectives.
    • Regularly report market intelligence and customer feedback -be the eyes and ears of the brand.
    • Provide monthly reporting on development of sales.
    • Solution based approach to solving challenges.
    • Possess knowledge of competitive products and markets and conduct market analysis for new product development. Perform sales training programs, with focus on distributors’ sales staff to enhance sales performance.
     
     
    WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

     

    • We are looking for a team player who has excellent communication skills and who understands the importance of collaboration.
    • Self motivated and results driven.
    • Perform a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accept new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.
    • Passion for cycling.
    • 3 years experience in a commercial role in the bicycle industry.
    • Fluency in English is essential, French and Italian would be advantageous.
    • Monthly international travel required.
    • Available to relocate to Talamona would be a plus.



    Disclaimer

    The above statements are intended to describe the general level of work being performed by persons assigned to the classification. 
    They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job.

    MET spa, Talamona (SO), Italy

    PURCHASING MANAGER

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    MET SPA is a leading company in the production of cycling helmets, recognized throughout the world for innovation, design and quality, offers a job position in the purchasing sector. Our headquarters are located in Talamona in Valtellina where we manage relationships with mainly Chinese suppliers.

    THE RESOURCE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

     
    • Manage relationships with Italian and foreign suppliers, negotiate contractual conditions and terms.
    • Coordinate the activities of two Chinese collaborators
    • Establish purchase budgets and forecasts based on sales data.
    • Issue purchase orders, monitor their progress and compliance with the relevant delivery times.
    • Control purchasing costs and monitor exchange rate fluctuations and related price adjustments
    • Monitor warehouse stocks to avoid excesses or shortages.
    • Constantly collaborate with other departments (product, quality, sales, marketing) in order to set the standards and quantities of products to be purchased.
    • Plan and coordinate the transport and shipping activities of products from the supplier to the company, including: selecting the most suitable routes and carriers, monitoring transport and import costs, preparing shipping documents, booking transport, monitoring shipments, etc.
    • Supervise warehouse operations.
    • Manage purchasing documentation: contracts, purchase orders, order confirmations, invoices, communications with suppliers, etc.
    • Manage emergencies and issues relating to the supply chain such as delays in deliveries, defective goods, related costs and compensation, etc.
    • Manage company purchases of consumables.
    • Identify new opportunities to improve purchasing processes, optimize the supply chain, save money and improve quality.
     
     
    IS REQUIRED:
     
    • Manage relationships with Italian and foreign suppliers, negotiate contractual conditions and terms.
    • Coordinate the activities of two Chinese collaborators
    • Establish purchase budgets and forecasts based on sales data.
    • Issue purchase orders, monitor their progress and compliance with the relevant delivery times.
    • Control purchasing costs and monitor exchange rate fluctuations and related price adjustments
    • Monitor warehouse stocks to avoid excesses or shortages.
    • Constantly collaborate with other departments (product, quality, sales, marketing) in order to set the standards and quantities of products to be purchased.
    • Plan and coordinate the transport and shipping activities of products from the supplier to the company, including: selecting the most suitable routes and carriers, monitoring transport and import costs, preparing shipping documents, booking transport, monitoring shipments, etc.
    • Supervise warehouse operations.
    • Manage purchasing documentation: contracts, purchase orders, order confirmations, invoices, communications with suppliers, etc.
    • Manage emergencies and issues relating to the supply chain such as delays in deliveries, defective goods, related costs and compensation, etc.
    • Manage company purchases of consumables.
    • Identify new opportunities to improve purchasing processes, optimize the supply chain, save money and improve quality.

     

    Disclaimer

     

    The above statements are intended to describe the general level of work being performed by persons assigned to the classification. 
    They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job.

    MET spa, Talamona (SO), Italy

    PRODUCT DESIGNER & DEVELOPER

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    The Product Designer & Developer is responsible for executing the development process for Bluegrass MTB range of body protections, gloves and accessories, from the initial concept, design and reviews, prototyping, production sampling, and into finished product at the manufacturer.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

     

    • Design and develop original, innovative new products that combine function and aesthetics
    • Research, analyze and identify new trends and ideas
    • Research materials and techniques
    • Proactively follow the execution of all details from concept to a final product
    • Create functional prototypes to verify design intent
    • Develop technical drawings and data sheets
    • Collaborate with Testing department to evaluate designs to applicable safety standards
    • Provide constant support to Manufacturing, both by remote and on-site factory visits
    • Review samples and clearly communicate changes to Manufacturing


    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Degree in Product Design or related field
    • 3 years’ experience in designing and developing technical sport garments
    • Knowledge of textiles, materials, manufacturing techniques and supply chain
    • Experience building prototypes for testing and fitting
    • Excellent 2D software skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe CS)
    • 3D software skills are preferred
    • Passion for cycling, mountain biking and outdoor sports
    • Passion for design and performance perfection
    • Fluency in English
    • Willingness to travel to Asia to support R&D and Manufacturing



    Disclaimer

    The above statements are intended to describe the general level of work being performed by persons assigned to the classification. 
    They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job.

    We’re taking a well deserved break!

    Shipments will be sent until 12:00 on the 22nd of December and will restart on January 8th.

    We thank you for your support. Happy riding!