PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Ferrero is anything but ordinary. A family company with a truly progressive and global outlook. Home to iconic brands Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Surprise® and Kinder Bueno®.
As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Today, the Ferrero Group is present in 53 countries, and its products are sold in more than 160 countries.
Our continued growth in new markets presents exciting challenges for our people, alongside significant opportunities for career development and mobility.
The purpose of the System development and data science Procurement role is to guarantee the leveraging of data and analytics in order to create efficiency and visibility within the procurement organization, as well as to improve supplier and commodity risk management.
Main tasks :
Analysis on big data regarding procurement project with specific focus on : spend, category, supplier, compliance and performance analytics;
Update and maintain the predictive models' project started with the University, center of excellence;
Improve output of data avoiding imperfections (i.e. include missing values, inconsistent string formatting and date formatting) and identify possible correlations and patterns;
Data visualization and communication with the aim to help data-driven decisions;
Scouting and management of external data sources and integration in our systems / processes;
Support Procurement Categories for specific data-driven projects and deep dives (commodity, offer / demand, risk assessments ).
Master in Data Science;
3-5 years of experience working for an industry related to data science and in procurement;
Data communication skills;
Analytical skills with a preferable knowledge on statistical modeling, machine learning, predictive modeling, algorithm coding and data mining on different kind of data sources (numeric, text and graphic);
Statistical programming language (development environment R studio is preferred);
Database querying language like SQL;
Previous experience in Data Science for Procurement;
Language skills :
Fluent in English, as a second language Italian would be preferred.
We offer :
An exciting and challenging job in an international working environment.