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Packaging Procurement Specialist

Job Location: ​Baramati​

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

To Ensure purchasing activity with the required and expected quality standards.
Develops and activates new supply sources or new partnship in order to lower prices, improve quality standards set by Quality and packaging development, guarantee business continuity. Regularly monitoring of supplier performance and management of suppliers portfolio, customer satisfaction. well-versed with how capitalization market and on existing suppliers.

Main Responsibilities:

1.Ensures budget and medium-term plan goals achievement while meeting timing, costs, and required features by Manager.
2.Analyzes, in support to the Manager, the local market, identifying suppliers that are potentially suitable to quality and innovation Ferrero Group requirements.
3.Well versed with Purchase Management Performs procurement activities for local materials, and managing the relative orders/contracts in order to ensure Packaging materials availability to relative production lines, while meeting set goals volumes, timing, and quality standards.
4.Working with all stakeholders on daily activities, constraints, mitigation plan. 
5.Ensures at local level procurement continuous improvement activities, having strong interaction with plant stakeholders, with the goals of TCO minimization and operative excellence.
6.Responsible for legal contract negotiation and execution with the Supports of Local Legal Department and possible litigations with local suppliers.
7.Performs negotiation for local supply in order to minimize TCO as well as ensuring compliance with qualitative/quantitative parameters and delivery timing.
8.Monitors local suppliers’ performances in the relative productive units, in order to achieve objectives in terms of security, quality, quantity, timing and competitiveness as well as keeping track of performances for Group Vendor rating.
9.Performs analysis of supplier’s behavior on the local market and providing information regarding market evolution

Who we are looking for:

Master/Bachelor Degree 
Minimum 4 to7 yrs Experience in reputed FMCG Packaging Materials
Good communication Skill
Knowledge of Packaging Industry, Negotiation Skill with Business Urgency
Leadership qualities with curiosity to deliver business competitiveness
Result oriented with highest positive impact on Business units
Ability to use networks to influence business activity
Ready to learn newer tools and adept to changes with positive attitude towards work

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

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