European Central Transport Planner

Job Location: Alba (CN)

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

For our Supply Chain team based in Alba (CN), we are currently looking for European Central Transport Planners

Main Responsibilities

In this role you will organize shipments and transports by refrigerated (or tilt) vehicles of finished, intermediates, semi-finished products, raw materials, packaging, etc. from plant co-packers and external warehouses to European customers, warehouses, and factories.
You will develop a weekly shipping plan by analyzing the requirements received from markets/plants, the stock in the industrial network and production plans to ensure an adequate level of service. You will assign trips to transportation companies based on share logic defined by Central Procurement and interface with internal/external customers to guarantee the resolution of any critical issue.

Concerning the transportation plan, you will execute and monitor it through proper selection of carriers proposed by Central Procurement, making sure that the vehicles arrive and are loaded on time. 

With reference to Logistics KPIs (vehicle saturation, idle time, punctuality loading/unloading, transit time, quality, etc.), you will ensure the correct stock level and the best service level, guaranteeing the cost-effectiveness of transportation through timely controls and monitoring of the contracting and vehicle saturation. You will verify actual shares vs what has been agreed with Procurement SC. 

By covering this position, you will communicate with internal and external offices and a variety of stakeholders: transportation service providers, Central Procurement, warehouses, markets, receiving plants, planning dept., materials management, quality, etc. 

Last but not least, you will identify and propose improvement solutions for the optimization of management processes within the function, participating in Company projects on logistics/transportation issues ensuring oversight of cost, service quality and sustainability, promoting the development of green logistics through the activation of intermodal or low-polluting fuel carriers. 
You will also participate proactively in the improvement of information systems, proposing innovative ideas!

Who we are looking for

You will bring your Degree in Engineering and your enthusiasm to join this fascinating function, developed during your studies or in your recent experience. 
Your fluent English will be a key asset for us, as you will constantly interact with colleagues and external stakeholders from different countries. 


This role will be suitable for our learning programme for new graduates: JOIN. 


Does it sound the right opportunity for you? 
Don’t hesitate to submit your application! 

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.