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Technical Purchasing Specialist

Job Location: ​Kocaeli​



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. 

About the Role:

  • Leading the purchasing processes for the plant’s Technical Sourcing process, by providing the best conditions in terms of price, quality, delivery, technology and sustainability in accordance with centrally defined guidelines.
  • Performing scouting of potential new suppliers and/or new products and/or system and services.
  • Following all investment projects and achievement parameters in terms of Sourcing Requirements.
  • Supervise execution of purchasing for the production site at the minimum possible cost with the highest possible quality according to the company guidelines within the specified budget
  • Supervise purchasing from the Group suppliers
  • Coordinate the creation of PO and all documentation required for accounting department related to the purchased items
  • Coordinate all projects with related departments and managing the deadlines for the fulfillment of all tasks which required to finalize projects on time.
  • Developing and consolidation of suppliers’ relationship, in order to guarantee security (risk mgt) and quality of supply material
  • Managing Contract Process with Related Departments
  • Managing Monthly/Yearly Reporting Studies

Main Responsibilities:

  • Graduated from Engineering Departments of Universities. ( Preferably Mechanical / Industrial Engineering )
  • Min. 3 years experience,
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English,( Italian knowledge is a plus )
  • Good level of SAP and MS Office knowledge,
  • No military obligation for male candidates,
  • Driving licence, mobility, project management skills and team working ability

Who we are looking for:

Technical Purchasing Specialist

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.