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Laboratory Specialist

Job Location: ​Manisa​

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:

We are currently looking for a Laboratory Specialist, which is one of the key functional positions in Ferrero Quality Organization, responsible for ensuring that chemical and microbiological laboratory analysis are performed in accordance with the required methodologies and the production needs, also delivered in a timely and correct manner to the related parties. Besides, you will also play a critical role in detecting the underlying possible critical aspects so that corrective actions can be taken.

In this position, you will be based in Manisa and working with Laboratory Supervisor and also build close relationship with other parties involved in the quality process. If you think you have the right qualifications for this position mentioned below, then do not hesitate to click on the Apply button now!

Main Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the laboratory devices to ensure that the analysis is in accordance with the methodology defined by Central laboratories and production needs (control of balance, temperature etc.)
  • Ensure the collection and preparation of the samples taken, accordingly with the standard defined in the center (i.e. sampling environmental plans arranged on SAP and capitolatos) 
  • Ensure the correct activity of microbiological laboratory activities, (method analysis, preparation, cleaning, reagent storage management, instrument calibration, application of safety regulations, application of central methods on portal, etc.) to be in accordance with the methods defined by the central labs
  • Underline anomalies and critical aspects of the production, activating correcting activities in collaboration with the Laboratory Supervisor
  • Develop and maintain a database related with the laboratories
  • Record all the data obtained from analysis in the right timing and method (SAP, forms etc.)
  • Follow the stock of consumables in order to avoid stock-outs and use the expired chemical or re-agents
  • Guarantee the correct quality of results (precision and accuracy) in compliance with standards and demonstrate this by participating in Ring Test
  • Guarantee compliance with proper standards of ISO, HACCP, Environmental, Safety, in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and executes ISO17025 requirements
  • Perform duties related with FOX (Ferrero Operational Excellence) and work accordingly to the implementations
  • Support investigation of consumer complaints

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Preferably at least 1 year of experience in a related area
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Advanced problem solving and effective decision-making skills 
  • Experience in ISO 17025 accreditation
  • Advanced level of English

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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