Plant Operating Planning Specialist


Job Location: ​Manisa​

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 Planning department in Manisa plant, we are currently looking for a Plant Operating Planning Specialist to be responsible for material planning, scheduling and long term planning.  

In this role, you will be reporting to the Plant Operating Planning Manager and be a vital point of contact for our growing plant. Becoming a part of this growing company, you will have opportunity to make this growth more efficient. 
If you are eager to learn in such an environment, do not hesitate to apply now!

Main Responsibilities:


  • Ensure customer’s weekly requests are timely managed for the following weeks, subdivided by type of a product, raw and packaging, considering available material
  • Collaborate with various departments to meet short, medium and long-term plans considering number of working days and shifts in line with workforce planning
  • Implement plant’s production daily plan
  • Oversee materials and elaborate short-term supply plans
  • Request raw and packaging materials, considering warehouse stock levels 
  • Manage weekly delivery plan in agreement with the supplier of raw and packaging material
  • Ensure that ordered materials arrive on time with agreed quantities 

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree from engineering
  • Preferably 3+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Advanced level of Excel and SAP PP
  • Good communication skills with result orientation followed with proactive approach
  • Effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills 
  • Fluency both in written and spoken English and Turkish

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.