Raw Material Purchasing Manager

Hangzhou, China

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:


  1. Provide to assure all sourcing needs of raw material and perform tasks related to Hangzhou Plant raw material, including project tracking, scouting, RFQ, contract, day to day sourcing communication, coordination with factory teams to achieve expected result.
  2. Conducting negotiation / support negotiation at region level for raw material purchasing with local suppliers according to the specificity of the categories defined at Central & Area level and assuring the availability of raw material with expected service level, quality, cost management.
  3. Manage supplier relationship, supplier performance review for long term.
  4. Assure all the purchases operative activities, necessary for the plant about Raw material, ensuring availability of the various kinds of raw materials according to the allocation with centrally aligned and issuing/modifying orders.

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Consistent with the different instructions of the central Category Managers, making the purchases activities necessary for the plant for Raw material and any problems of raw material supply.
  2. Contract Management for Raw Material
  3. Negotiation For Raw Material
  4. Management Of Suppliers for Raw Material / Risk Management
  5. Purchase Management for Pkg Materials

Who we are looking for:

  • 8 years working experiences of raw material (& PKG material is plus) sourcing in Food or beverage related industries in multi-national company – solid knowledge and experiences of SAP, Contract management, project management and supplier management.
  • Mandarin and English must be fluent to manage the communication to both local (mainly in China) and also overseas counterparties.

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.