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Raw Material S&OP Specialist

Job Location: ​Luxembourg​

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:

For our Ferrero HQs in Luxembourg we are currently looking for a Raw Material S&OP Specialistwho will be managing, leading and executing the monthly S&OP process on the main strategic raw materials to ensure the alignment among the different functions involved on the achievement of the mid-long term company targets.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Execute the monthly raw material S&OP meeting in close alignment with other functions/departments involved (Procurement, Finance, Operation, Supply Chain);
  • Consolidate consumption demand and generate supply plans for the different raw materials in accordance to company target/KPI (stock/freshness/coverage);
  • Analyze supply and demand issue focusing on long term view by running scenario and what-if analysis;
  • Study major discrepancies/discontinuities a/o company initiatives to address with other functions (Operation, Procurement etc.);
  • Prepare appropriate material/documentation for the S&OP meeting in a timely manner (including KPI analysis, metrics, scenarios analysis…). Cascade the material to the cross functional departments/stakeholders and closely follow up on the shared actions/steps to close the gaps;
  • Working on continuous improvement of the raw material S&OP process/meeting by ensuring is responding to the company S&OP strategy and business needs;
  • Manage in parallel multiple initiatives/projects to support the continuous enlargement of S&OP scope.

Who we are looking for:

Education & Background

  • University degree, preferably in Logistics;
  • 3-5 years working experience within an S&OP a/o Supply Chain Management environment in FMCG industry (preferably within raw material planning management). 


  • Strong knowledge of MS Office especially Excel (VBA/Macro) and PowerPoint;
  • SAP/SAP APO and IBP for S&OP will be highly appreciated;
  • Project management experience;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory;
  • Any other language is considered a plus.


  • Strong analytical skills and strategic understanding;
  • Strong presentation and communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently in a challenging and dynamic environment;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Strong capability in working with cross functional teams;
  • Capability to manage multiple initiatives and projects at the same time.

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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