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Technical Sourcing Manager

Job Location: ​Baramati​

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:

To lead the Technical Procurement function at Baramati Plant, to ensure the issuance of requests for quotation, management of purchase requests and conduct the negotiation and management of purchase orders, Technical Group category managers in order to meet the needs of technical and technology at the lowest cost, highest quality and service and in accordance with established timelines. Ensure the management and improvement of the supplier base of expertise.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the technical definition of all technical drawing , specification and various purchased, requires bids in response to purchase requests, proposing alternatives to purchasing qualified and reliable, analyzes, evaluates and aligns with the technical bids received, in order to obtain the best deals from the market, while respecting the times and maximizing the quality of supply.

  • Collaborate with the choice of supplier, contracts and defines the contents of the purchase, making the negotiation, in compliance with the specifications defined specifications, ensuring the competitiveness / competition in order to meet the needs of technical and technology at the lowest cost, highest quality and service and in accordance with established timelines.

  • Monitor the conduct of trade, logistics, manufacturing suppliers and sound economic and financial, to ensure the reliability of supplies and services, under the aspect of quality (service, technology development on time and ,..), costs and works to keep your database for classification and evaluation of suppliers.

  • Cooperates with the preparation of the annual budget of purchasing with help of Central Purchasing Manager and ensures its implementation for the provision of expertise, updates the statistics of spending for the area of competence, in order to comply with the objectives set time, quality, service and cost.

  • Promotes Local scouting activity, aimed at getting more competitive the portfolio of Local suppliers and identifying potential opportunities at a Group level (to be then developed with Central Category Managers).

  • Ensure customer satisfaction to their respective technical areas and industrial applications.

  • Should have the knowledge of general financial audit requirements and comply with them.

  • Operate in synergies with colleagues and technical local and international buyers in order to optimize the purchasing processes, providing and acquiring all the necessary elements for an optimal trade and industrial perspective of maximizing the results.

  • Knowledge of the supplier base for the class of its competence – He must be worked in WEST INDIA.

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum 15 yrs of experience in technical purchasing from FMCG/Food/Pharmaceutical/ Engineering industries including MRO related purchases.
  • Good Knowledge of market dynamics and trends in his area of responsibility.
  • Ready to travel frequently.
  • Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English language.

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.