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Group Food Safety & Quality Raw Material - Maternity Leave Substitution

Job Location: Alba (CN)

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? 40,000  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.

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:

We are currently looking for a talented professional for a maternity leave substitution inside the Group Food Safety and Quality Raw Material team (Cereals, Animal Products, Sugar, Chemicals categories).

You will work in a highly dynamic and international environment within Ferrero, with the responsibility to ensure an end-to-end monitoring and management of quality processes related to raw materials products (suppliers’ qualification, specifications, quality requirements, control plans, issue management, KPI and reporting), in accordance with Ferrero Policy.

Main Responsibilities:

RM documentation management

  • Editing specification, technical documentation, guidelines
  • Editing and managing Raw Materials Minimum Control Plan

Suppliers Qualification and Vendor List management

  • Qualifying Suppliers (On site/Remotely/Documental Audit)
  • Audit reporting (CAPA, Check list…)
  • Monitoring Suppliers quality performance, managing and monitoring improvement action plans
  • Editing RM Dashboard and Quality Suppliers Evaluation
  • Managing and maintaining Suppliers Vendor list

Raw Materials Quality issues management

  • Managing Quality issues along all supply chain representing the reference for Ferrero internal structure (PQM/FSQ/SC/Purchasing/etc…)
  • Managing Quality issues along all supply chain representing the reference for Ferrero Suppliers

Projects Development Support

  • Management of Industrial trials related to raw materials
  • Management of specific projects for improving raw materials: safety, quality and de-risking
  • Management of specific projects for improving Technological Aspect

Who we are looking for:


  • Master’s Degree preferably in Food Technology, Biology, Chemistry, or related fields
  • 1-3 years of professional experience in Quality field, preferably within structured food companies
  • Analytical skills, proactive attitude, curiosity to learn, teamwork, drive for results attitude
  • Ability to manage relationship with different stakeholders
  • International mindset and mobility
  • Availability to international business trips
  • Passion for Food Safety & Quality topics
  • Keen on our products, consumers and category

IT Skills

  • Excellent command of PC (Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • SAP Knowledge.


  • Fluent in English and Italian;
  • Other languages are considered as a plus.

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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