Job Location : Luxembourg
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.
About the Role :
For our HQ in Luxembourg we are looking for a Full Truck Load Category Manager who will be responsible for the full truck load category in West Europe, which includes both domestic and international transportation, inbound and outbound, primary and secondary transports, intercompany, direct deliveries and B2B flows, European and ExtraCee destination countries.
The position will be reporting directly to the Transportation and Customs Procurement Categories Manager and will itself manage a team composed by 3 buyers that are currently managing the category by country, both by a purchasing and a back office point of view.
Main Responsibilities :
Steer the Budget, the SAF and the strategic plan under the supervision of the procurement transportation manager;
Manage the relationship with the main stakeholders of the procurement department such as finance, administration, supply chain, information technology, central planning, hazelnuts company, raw material buyers and many other internal key account;
Run the tender as per the requirements of the company, fully respecting GRC basics and company policies;
Be the main key account for its suppliers in managing tenders and spot quotations together with its team;
Have the right standing in order to deal face to face negotiation as top to top negotiation with strategic / key suppliers;
Responsible of the masterdata SAP maintenance for what concerns suppliers, price lists and network master data;
Set up the contracts with suppliers and cooperate with legal and insurance departments;
Steer periodic updates with the warehousing, distribution and pallet procurement division, as they are all part of the same procurement family;
Responsible for upstream / downstream analysis about the market and the category; based on structured business reviews, deliver a short / medium / long term strategy that allow to the company to reach its ambitious objectives;
In line with the Power of Attorney the Full Truck Load Category Manager will release Purchase Orders / Payment for extra-
costs and / or any cost is not paid as a standard service.
Who we are looking for : Profile
Bachelor / Master degree in Industrial Engeneering, Mechanical Engeneering, Economics, Supply Chain or related fields;
5 to 8 years of experience in road transportation in Supply Chain or Procurement;
Any experience in sea freight is considered a plus;
Preferably experience in multinational companies;
Result oriented personality with analytic skills;
Excellent interpersonal skills - strong team player;
Very good presentation skills.
Significant knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office;
Knowledge of SAP APO is a considered a plus.
Fluent in English;
Good speaking abilities in Italian / French mandatory;
Any other language is a plus.
An exciting and challenging job in an international working environment.
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.