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Hazelnut Procurement Specialist

Job Location: ​Talca​


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:

According to the global category sourcing strategy, define a sustainable procurement strategy for the market of competences focusing on mastering full value chain, reducing price volatility, improving quality level and minimizing supply risks

Main Responsibilities:



Collaborates to define mid-term sourcing activity plan and related budget for his area of responsibility fully embedded in Global Hazelnut Procurement strategy

Performs market analysis identifying the key factors that may influence market dynamics (supply and demand, suppliers introduction, pricing trends, forex coverage, etc.)


Collaborates with other Functions in the definition of policies, quality criteria, legal, environmental, ethical to purchase goods / services
Ensures timely information to the other Functions concerning contract framework agreements
Defines and manages contracts with suppliers in compliance with contract policies


Conducts negotiation with suppliers of the Category of responsibility, in alignment with internal procedures and Ferrero Code of Business Conduct 
Ensures the competition between suppliers and subcontractors


Ensures lean execution of sourcing strategies (procure to pay process) ensuring product availability at agreed conditions in line with related internal policies


Maintains, consolidates  and  improves relationships with suppliers granting business continuity towards common objective


Performs spend analysis to grant governance steering and continuously improve procurement performance
Ensures proper and structured supply relationship management through continuous vendor assessments (KPIs related)


Performs project management activities to contribute market and value chain development in a structured way
Ensures information formalization and sharing among functions (market dynamics, suppliers portfolio, best practices, etc.)


Who we are looking for:


         Bachelor´s degree economics, enginering or similar role.
         At least 5-7 years experience in a procurement role 
         Good presentation skills 
         Analytical Thinking 
         Problem solving attitude 
         Team Player 
         Organized , multi-tasking , calm under pressure 
         Microsoft Tools ( in particular Excel and Access) 
         SAP user 
         Fluent in English , Spanish Speaker 

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.