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Supply Chain Manager Austria Switzerland

Job Location: ​Innsbruck​

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:

Guide the development of supply chain activities and related supporting processes according to the route-to-market of Austria and Switzerland in consistency with the Group/ Area operations master plan. 

Fostering Service level and balancing cost-to-serve via cross-functional integration along the whole Planning-to-Delivery cycle.

Main Responsibilities:

Ensure product availability within Region network, with objective to achieve optimum stock levels and freshness, responding efficiently to commercial needs and industrial constraints ensuring smooth flows of finished goods through the Supply Chain

Ensure internal point and contact for order-to-cash process, in partnership with key accounts and finance administration

Ensure the operating management of the stock (e.g. logistics activities, customs, stock monitoring, inventory count, input of results in IT systems and warehouse quality activities)
Ensure smooth logistics operations (incl. Commercial Co-Packing) and related processes for managed Region Warehouses and Transportation flows

Development of the Supply Chain Region function, ensuring supply chain master plan preparation and processes continuous improvement initiatives in consistency with Group/ Area and operations master plan pillars (Operations Excellence, Preferred Partner for the Trade, Product Superiority and Operations Sustainability)

Managing on behalf of marketing the purchasing of packaging materials for the copacking activity directly liaising with suppliers
Address and prioritize line requirements to Region SC Procurement guaranteeing logistics services availability and compliance
Define SC budget and ensure minimal deviation vs actual

Who we are looking for:

  • Min. Bachelor Degree preferably in Logistics
  • At least 5-8 years’ experience in similar roles 
  • Experience gained in FMCG company
  • Fluency in English and German is mandatory
  • MS Office, SAP
  • Availability for a medium-long term assignment in the Ferrero Innsbruck Office (at least 5 years)
  • Business Acumen and understanding of FMCG industry, capability in managing risk
  • High complexity problem solving.
  • Good people management, high ability of collaboration. 

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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