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Raw Material Planning Specialist

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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 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 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.


The position reports to Raw Material Planning Manager in Alba Plant and aims at granting results for service level for the products of his/her competence as well as cost results depending on planning activity of his/her reference UGPs.

Activities/Area of responsabilities:

Production Planning:

  • Fulfill production requests coming from both consumption needs of plant production lines and other client plants
  • Highlight production bottlenecks in short and long term horizon
  • Keep into consideration all production constraints, both technological and at costing level (shared with Ugp Manager)
  • Aim to give most efficient line set-up (shared with Ugp Manager)
  • Define possible scenario based on different lines production schemes and impacted volumes of finished good
  • Join periodic working groups attended by different Ferrero departments (such as Quality, Production, Procurement, Group Inbound Planning) which aim to evaluate potential critical issues both in Short and Long Term Planning

Raw Material Replenishment

  • He/she will be in charge, basing on production needs, to guarantee raw material supply to the production lines
  • Interact with procurement to define quantities and timings for raw material buying
  • Highlight in short and medium term eventual/possible shortages that could affect production run

Production factors update

  • He/she is in charge to keep update on production factors which will influence production output such as CPK, constraints, maintenance periods


  • He/she will be responsible to monitor and analyze KPI and results for his/her product references, this with the aim to develop actions and create continuos improvement

Who we are looking for:

  • Good knowledge of English both written/spoken
  • Good knowledge of Office, with focus on Excel
  • Ability to interact with different stakeholders and good communication
  • Knowledge of SAP system
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