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Lab Incoming Manager

Job Location: North Canton, OH

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 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. 

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:

The Incoming Lab Manager is responsible for laboratory management and incoming control.  They will ensure quality assurance on incoming raw materials and packaging in accordance to group guidelines, in order to avoid any quality related issue that could emerge once the goods are used on the production line.  They will also ensure the right execution of microbiological, chemical, physical, and Tasting analysis for raw material, packaging materials, semi-finished and finished goods, in order to guarantee the technological quality and the marketability of Ferrero products.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assures an effective management of laboratories within the plant.
  • Assures that relations between Production, Ferrero Quality Department and Plant Quality Assurance are finalized to laboratory analysis execution
  • Executes sampling based on SAP sampling plans, according to safety and accident prevention regulations
  • Analyzes following the group plans of inbound raw material, semi-finished and finished goods, providing warnings on anomalies, if necessary.
  • Supervises the technician’s activities effectiveness; ensure the coverage of sampling and inspection activities.
  • Assures the execution of appropriate laboratory analysis by taking into consideration materials and products to be analyzed.
  • Supervises data analysis and interpretation, guaranteeing a proper result finding activity and related IT data entry.
  • Performs controls on packaging material stocks and analysis
  • Assures the execution of appropriate laboratory analysis by taking into consideration materials and products to be analyzed.
  • Supervises data analysis and interpretation, guaranteeing a proper result finding activity and related IT data entry.

Who we are looking for:

  • Degree in Microbiology, Food Science or related field
  • Experience 4-7 years
  • Good team working skills and flexibility
  • Knowledge of raw materials and packaging materials in the food industry
  • Knowledge of Food Safety programs and GMP’s
  • Knowledge of GLP’s and lab safety
  • Knowledge of FDA
  • Knowledge of FSSC 22000

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. 

You will be part of innovative and ground-breaking initiatives. With an open mind, proactive approach and flexibility, you will be an invaluable resource.  By focusing on targets and thriving in a dynamic and fast-moving environment, you will contribute towards your own as well as your team's goals.  Employee contribution and engagement at Ferrero is individual, team and organizational based, so you should have the ability to work independently, as part of a team and build good relations with stakeholders at all levels. 

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 genetics.

Requisition ID
36443
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