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Performance Analyzer

Bloominton, IL
About Ferrero:

Ferrero is anything but ordinary!

Ferrero is a global company that is privately owned by the Ferrero family.  The company has grown from the small Italian confectionary shop in Alba, Italy to become the third largest confectionary manufacturer in the world, producing famous market-leading brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, and Kinder Joy®.

With new innovations and exciting expansions plans in place, there has never been a better time to join the Ferrero Group and be extraordinary with us!

About the Role:

This person will provide the UGP (Product) Manager with all the data and information needed to correctly manage the product business unit, through performance monitoring and analysis (i.e. lines, materials, efficiencies, quality, labor...).

Main Responsibilities:


Collaborates with the UGP Manager and the Controlling Unit in the production headcount budget elaboration.
Support the UGP and Maintenance Manager in preparing and supplying information for the investment budget
Creates with the UGP Manager the general expenditure budget (consumable, training, …)
Establishes performance objectives of production lines
Monitoring performances and production factors

Collaborates with the supervisors and UGP Manager in optimizing on a long term horizon, the production output and performances (materials, labour, machines, methods, scheduling), through the analysis of the available data
Responsible for the line performance analysis and to share information during the production meetings
Collaborates with the UGP Manager for Stock Management and manages the monthly inventory system adjustment (packaging, raw materials) with supervisors, Team Leaders and warehouse, supporting the physical count
Responsible for the SAP and payroll hours (Ultimate) reconciliation (end of the week)
Gap analysis and Production Scheduling

Collaborates with UGP Manager in the Production Performance Gap Analysis and participates to improve the identified areas
Collaborates with the Planning department the Daily Production Scheduling (for week + 1) and verifying feasibility / convenience of a production schedule modification within the week
Continuous Improvement

Helps supervisors in identifying of improvement initiatives
Support all players in the continuous improvement process
Certify results of continuous improvement action

Participates in the planning of scheduled maintenance activities to define the timing of intervention.
Quality and Food Safety

Ensure all program requirements/standards regarding quality and food safety are implemented, practiced and maintained

Who we are looking for:

Post High School/Associates Degree
4 to 7 years manufacturing experience
Specific Knowledge

Knowledge of production process, methods and the Company’s information systems related to production
Familiar with production cycles, models, production efficiencies and stock management
Knowledge of inventory processes
Knowledge and application of production KPI’s
Knowledge of planning techniques
Knowledge and application of production performance analysis methods
Excellent (intermediate level) knowledge and demonstrated practical use of Excel
Knowledge of Word, Outlook and PowerPoint software
Strong knowledge of SAP


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. 


Ferrero N.A. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.