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Supply Chain Buyer

Job Location: ​Poland: Warsaw/Belsk​

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:

Main Responsibilities:

  • ensure the implementation of the purchasing strategy for individual product categories based on the Company's mid- and long-term strategies
  • coordinate purchasing activities, ensure product availability while maintaining the agreed quality and service levels
  • conduct negotiations with suppliers of product and service categories
    • warehousing services
    • transportation services
    • rental of full & package logistics services
    • rental of outsourced logistics services
  • verify the compliance of local agreements with the provisions of global MSA (Master Service Agreement) and framework agreements 
  • contribute to the risk profile evaluation for the given product category
  • monitor supplier performance in the given product category 
  • consolidate relationships with existing suppliers to ensure continuity, manage criticalities and strengthen common objectives
  • reports and analyses:
    • prepare market reports on a given category of products and services
    • perform spend analysis for the given product category in order to continuously improve the procurement performance
    • prepare market analyses to identify potential suppliers 

Who we are looking for:

  • university degree in economics/preferably job-related (e.g. logistics, supply chain management)
  • min. 5 years of experience in a similar position in an international FMCG company
  • very good negotiating skills
  • knowledge of business processes
  • analytical skills 
  • experience in project management
  • good knowledge of MS Office 
  • knowledge of SAP would be an additional advantage
  • daily activities are performed in Polish language
  • fluent in English
  • driving licence for category B 
  • availability for business travels

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. 

Requisition ID
Job function
Supply Chain Integrata
Poland: Warsaw/Belsk
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