Production Planner – Ferrero

About us

At Ferrero, we know our products are loved by millions of people, young and old, all around the world. Imagine crafting the iconic brands that you’ve grown up with and being part of a team that reaches results and rewards innovation. This is Ferrero. Emotion, passion and values, generation after generation.

Here at Ferrero, we are constantly searching for talented people who embrace our values and reflect our identity. Our employees share our journey as they express the very best of themselves within a dynamic and global context. In return, they are given the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally while playing a role in winning the hearts of consumers all over the world.

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.

Ferrero is about people and it’s about caring: for our employees, consumers and the communities in which we operate. We help bring out the very best in our people and give them the opportunity to contribute to something bigger, through creating unique brands that are loved generation after generation.

Job Location: ​Baramati​

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:

In this role the production planner is responsible for long term and short-term Production planning of brands manufactured and repacked in Baramati considering available capacity and requirements from Business units.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To prepare long term and short-term production schedule and prioritize job orders for production optimization, considering all constraints like line capacity, raw material / packing material
  • To assess bottleneck and line saturation in process as per next 5 years volumes and propose investments for capacity enhancement if needed.
  • Closely monitoring on Brand wise demand trends for different market and modify production plans accordingly with alignment of Central planning, Business units and internal stakeholders.
  • Plan Production as to ensure Finish product freshness without of stock situation to Business unit.
  • Close co-ordination with all internal and external stake holders to have consistency in achieving and maintaining Targeted service levels and KPI’s
  • Ensure the arrangement of short-term production plans (weekly programs) for the production lines, providing related changes and adjustments, keeping a global view on yearly production plans and actively contribute to S&OP process
  • Place order for surprises with respect to assortments and per Budget volumes.
  • Assess volume fluctuations and share the leftover to concern Central planning, Business unit and central KPS
  • Share surprise modules weekly plans with Local KPS and ensure to not have any production stoppages at plant for the want of surprise modules
  • Establishes and shares with co-packer (if any) the production scheduling related to the co-packer, in order to guarantee the achievement of the defined overall production level

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachler degree in Food Technology/Engineering
  • 4-7 years of relevant experience in FMCG
  • Good level of understanding of SAP System
  • Practical knowledge on MRP, Inventory Management

Referral Code: C

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. 

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