Senior Manager, Raw Procurement
Job Location: Chicago
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.
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:
Reporting to the Procurement Director, the Sr. Procurement Manager is responsible for the guarantee purchase of goods, materials, and services in accordance with defined guidelines ensuring that the company operational needs are met, considering price, quality and delivery.
Including but not limited to:
Supplier management; including quality, delivery, service level and cost
Implement and drive central procurement strategy
Manage raw material spend
Maintain knowledge of the supplier market, qualifications for raw materials, price agreements, purchasing process and related procedures
Who we are looking for:
Bachelor’s degree required
8- 10 years of procurement experience
People management experience
Purchasing techniques: negotiating skills, RFI, RFQ, budgeting, market analysis, risk management, price management experience
Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and SAP experience
Ferrero N.A. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or gene
Please note that all Ferrero employees are required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19. If you accept an offer of employment from Ferrero, you are expected to abide by Ferrero’s Commercial COVID-19 Vaccination Guidelines and General Procedures, a copy of which will be provided to you upon hire.
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.