Technical Purchasing Supervisor


Job Location: ​hangzhou​

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:

  • Assuring the purchasing of technical materials and services, providing the best conditions in terms of price, quality, delivery and sustainability in accordance with centrally defined guidelines
  • Assuring Request for Proposal issuance and Purchasing Request management

Main Responsibilities:

  • Applies and implements purchasing policies, vendor management and developing policies, based on technical, organizational, economical and international financial knowledge, to reach the best possible results, both under technical, economical and service level perspective, according to Group requirements in terms of timing and flexibility.
  • Choose the vendors for the assigned area, defining related contracts, according to requirements defined in the technical documentation, in order to meet technical needs, by optimizing costs, maximizing quality and service level.
  • Assures a proper analysis, evaluation and negotiation of offers received in order to meet technical needs, by optimizing global costs, within given quality/quantity and timing requirements.
  • Cooperates with technicians for the definition of materials to be purchased and used in technical projects within the assigned area.
  • Given the Purchasing Orders received, looks for Request for Proposals from vendors, proposing qualified and suitable alternatives; analyzes, aligns and evaluates offers received (together with technicians), in order to select the best available alternatives, to meet project related deadlines, assuring the maintenance of a best quality level.
  • Assures the internal customer satisfaction for purchases related to the technical and production area, in order to maximize purchasing service level provided.

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree or above, engineering or economic background
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in procurement area. Previous experience in food/FMCG industry sector is considered as a plus
  • Fluent English both oral and written 

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.