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  • HR DEVELOPMENT TRAINEE
    Frulact is an international business group, founded in Oporto in 1987. Currently, we are positioned as a top-ranked innovative player in the supply of added-value ingredients for the food and beverage industry, focusing on fruit preparations, plant-based dairy alternatives, liquid flavours, and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a HR Development Trainee for our Human Resources Development Team.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Support Human Resources processes.

    • Operational management of employee life cycle processes.

    • Update information in the database.

    • Guarantee the administrative information of the human resources processes.



    • Guarantee compliance with company policies and procedures.



    PROFILE:

    • University Degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Sociology or similar

    • Eligible for professional internship

    • Fluent in English (French it will be a plus)

    • Immediate availability

    Apply
  • Travels Coordinator
     

    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a Travels Coordinator for our Travels department in Maia:

     

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Implementation of a travel expense control system
    • Responsible for the correct implementation of the travel policy in terms of expenditure plafonds;
    • Conference and monitoring of travel expenses
    • Managing requests with travel agencies
    • Management of the Travels platform and database management
    • Booking management of stays (hotels)
    • Rent-a-Car Service Management
    • Documentation handling for travel
    • Support for the traveler
    • Other relevant administrative tasks

     

     

    Profile:

     

    • Minimum experience 2/3 years in the role
    • Adequate academic and professional training
    • Knowledge of Office tools
    • Knowledge in travel tools will be a plus
    • Knowledge of English (French as a preferred factor)
    • Communication and Relationship Facility
    • Resilience, Dynamism/Proactivity
    • Problem Solving Agility, Responsibility
    Apply
  • HR ANALYTICS SPECIALIST
    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a HR Analytics Specialist for our Human Resources Department - Maia.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Support on HR analytics to translate data to contribute to decision making processes

    • Support on rewards and forecast operations, being a key team player on the HR budgeting and reporting process

    • Active search on trends and benchmarks related with People Analytics and Employee´s experience

    • Contribute to the team´s success, by challenging our thinking and bringing fresh and pragmatics ideas


     

    PROFILE:

    • Management, business related degree

    • 1-2 years working experience

    • IT skills, namely SAP (desirable but not mandatory) and office

    • English (essential) and French as a plus

    • Clear communication skills

    • Understanding the importance of dealing with sensitive data

    • Creative problem solving

    • Deep analytical capabilities

    Apply
  • Travels Assistant
    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a Travels Assistant for our Travels department in Maia:

     

    Responsibilities:

     



      • Administration of the internal travelling requests

      • Managing the requests with the travel agencies and travel documentation

      • Control of the internal Travels platform

      • Secure the compliance of the Travels policy

      • Check and monitor travel expenses

      • Other relevant administrative tasks




     

    Profile:

     

    • Minimum of 2 year experience

    • MS office tools knowledge

    • Fluency in English, French and or German is a plus

    • Ease of communication and relationship adaptability

    • Resilience, dynamic performance, and proactivity

    • Problem solving agility and responsibility


    Apply
  • MARKETING SPECIALIST
    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a Marketing Specialist for our Marketing Team - Maia.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Market research: Use marketing information to identify opportunities and consumer trends.

    • Relationship with design agencies and internal processes related to those partners: management of Design, Copywriting.

    • Marketing communications internal and external.

    • Frulact’s digital strategy.

    • Marketing strategy in accordance with the Business

    • Brand strategy of Frulact´s Group, including brand guidelines.

    • Communications related with all our business units across the 7 different countries we are present: Portugal, Morocco, South Africa, France, Switzerland, Germany, Canada.

    • Support sales team in market data that is necessary to develop further our strategy.


     

    PROFILE:

    • Degree in Management, Marketing, Communication

    • Minimum experience of 1 year in role with similar experiences

    • Fluent in English (French it will be a plus)

    • Communication Skills

    • Presentations Expert

    Apply
  • SENIOR BUYER | INGREDIENTS
    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a SENIOR BUYER | INGREDIENTS for our Procurement department in Maia:

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Category Manager for Ingredients

    • Build the strategy for Ingredients category;

    • Identify and validate new suppliers (build supplier´s panel);

    • Develop a good knowledge of the market, launch RFI and RFQ, negotiate and sign long term agreements, follow supplier's performance.

    • Build budget and monitor prices, index prices to indicators (when available),

    • Monitor purchasing´s KPIs


     

    Profile:

     

    • University Degree, preferably in Management, Economics, Engineering (or similar)

    • Experience in food business would be desirable.

    • SAP or other similar software’s as a plus

    • Strong analytical skills, proficient in Microsoft Excel

    • Minimum experience of 3 years in similar roles, experience in Ingredients purchases

    • Fluent Portuguese and English, French/German as a plus


     
    Apply
  • SENIOR BUYER | PACKAGING
    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a SENIOR BUYER | PACKAGING for our Procurement Department in Maia:

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Category Manager for Packaging

    • Build the strategy for Packaging;

    • Identify and validate new suppliers (build supplier´s panel);

    • Develop a good knowledge of the market, launch RFI and RFQ, negotiate and sign long term agreements, follow supplier's performance.

    • Build budget and monitor prices, index prices to indicators (when available),

    • Monitor purchasing´s KPIs


     

    Profile:

     

    • University Degree, preferably in Management, Economics, Engineering (or similar)

    • Experience in food business would be desirable.

    • SAP or other similar software’s as a plus

    • Strong analytical skills, proficient in Microsoft Excel

    • Minimum experience of 3 years in similar roles, experience in Packaging

    • Fluent Portuguese and English, French/German as a plus

    Apply
  • PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS SPECIALIST
    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a Product Specifications Specialist for our Research, Development and Investigation (RDI) team in Maia.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Management of Product Technical Documentation

    • Support in Food Regulation, product compliance guarantee

    • Customer regulatory contact


     

    PROFILE:

    • University Degree in Chemical Engineering, Food Engineering, Biochemistry or similar

    • Fluent in German and English (mandatory)

    Apply
  • TRANSPORT ASSISTANT (Inbound)
    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a TRANSPORT ASSISTANT (Inbound) for our SCM Team.

    Your main responsibilities will be:

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Confirmation of invoices for transport services performed

    Update of transport services maps

    Coordination of the transportation of material transfers between warehouses

     

    PROFILE:

     

    Dynamic and agile when solving problems

    Minimum experience of 1 year in similar role

    Fluent in English (French it will be a plus)
    Apply
  • TAX SPECIALIST
    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a Tax Specialist for our Accounting & Tax Department - Maia.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensuring tax compliance for the entire Frulact group

    • Ensure that proper transfer pricing documentation are in place

    • Manage tax incentives

    • Be the link with Tax Authorities

    • Support the Accounting Team in monthly closings (intercompany and tax related subjects)

    • Support Accounting in Financial Audits, Statutory accounts


     

    PROFILE:

    • University Degree in Tax, Accounting or Management

    • Minimum experience of 2 years in similar role

    • Fluent in English – mandatory

    • Fluent in French and \ or Germany - It will be a plus

    • SAP Knowledge - It will be a plus

    • Accounting background - It will be a plus

    • Certificate accountant - It will be a plus

    Apply
  • CONTROLLER
     

    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a Controller for our Planning & Management Control.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Preparation of analysis to support business decision-making.

    • Monitorization of the corporate KPIs achievement and the respective action plans.

    • Support the preparation of management reports.

    • Support the development of business plans and facilitate root cause analysis and solutions to potential deviations.

    • Support investment profitability analysis.

    • Participate in complex analytical models with multiple inputs.


     

    PROFILE:

    • University Degree in Economics, Management, Business Administration or similar).

    • Minimum experience of 3 years in Finance roles - Controlling (Budget, Control & Reporting) in multinational operations, preferable.

    • Fluent in English. German is a plus.

    • Strong knowledge in SAP (implementation experience is a plus).

    • Knowledge of Accounting.

    • Knowledge of Data Analysis and Business Intelligence tools (Power BI, QlikView, or similar).

    • Experience in Consulting is valued.

    Apply
  • PORTFOLIO MANAGER
    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a RDI Portfolio Manager for our RDI department. Your main responsibilities will be:

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provides information to RDI project selection and project prioritization.

    • Use analytical approach to yield a portfolio of projects that is aligned with the business strategic plan.

    • Built the framework to document the value proposition for each project, define expected business results for each project, expressing results in terms of quality, time, scope and cost.

    • Act transversally with project managers team to consolidate metrics for projects planification and execution.

    • Update project pipeline changes to the scope, selection criteria, schedule and resources of the projects impacting the overall portfolio.

    • Define Phase-Gate review process for strategic projects and provide final recommendations at each stage in the process.

    • Collaborate with other members of Portfolio Operations and Project Management to support portfolio performance tracking and reporting

    • Define a risk matrix for strategic projects and improve processes related to project and portfolio execution.

    • Support the preparation of the Annual RDI Fruit Prep Budget supporting Group Strategic Plan, controlling deviation from budget and propose and support implementation of corrective measures on time.

    • Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the RDI project portfolio execution.

    • Contribute in the definition and follow up of internal RDI KPI’s, providing timely, accurate and complete reports on the RDI KPI execution.


     

    PROFILE:

    • University Degree in Management; Economics, Mathematics or related fields

    • Complementary training in food industry would be desirable

    • SAP or other similars software’s as a plus

    • Minimum experience of 3 years in similar roles

    • Fluent Portuguese, English and French, German as a plus

    • Good management skills, good analytical skills, multi tasking, objective focused.

    Apply
  • SUPPLY AUDITOR
    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a Supply Auditor for our Procurement & SCM.

    (m/f)

     

    RESPONSABILITIES:

    • Manage Supplier´s panel, ensure quality of IQF, fresh fruits, puree all year long (dedicated to fruits)

    • Based on purchasing needs, support the supplier’s panel definition

    • Search and validate suppliers, crop risk control/audit planning (Monday/risk Control), select batches to be deliver

    • Guarantee Supplier Relationship Management with suppliers, build the information about the market, contribute to supplier´s continuous improvement, build supplier´s market report, communicate internally about crop´s availability /quality, , evaluate supplier´s delivery and quality (build action plan if needed), support audit/pre-audit of the suppliers


     

    PROFILE:

    • University Degree: ideally Agronomy

    • Minimum experience of 5 years in similar roles

    • Complementary training in food industry would be desirable

    • SAP or other similar software’s as a plus

    • Fluent Portuguese and English, French as a plus.

    • Workplace is located at company HQ in Porto, must be available for travel 30-50% of the time

    Apply
Oatvita
  • PLANT BASED PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
    Frulact is an international business group, founded in Oporto in 1987. Currently, we are positioned as a top-ranked innovative player in the supply of added-value ingredients for the food and beverage industry, focusing on fruit preparations, plant-based dairy alternatives, liquid flavours, and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a Product Development Specialist for our Plant Based Product Development and Innovation Department - Maia

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Development of Plant Based innovative solutions

    • Management of Product Technical Characterization

    • Support in Food Quality Regulation and product compliance guarantee.

    • Scaling up process

    • Built the framework to document the value proposition to each project, expected results to each project, expressing results in terms of quality, time and cost

    • Provides timely, accurate and complete reports for the R&D project portfolio execution


     

    PROFILE:

    • University degree in Food Engineering, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or similar

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Product Development

    • Training in Quality and Food Safety.

    • Fluent in Portuguese and English

    • Spanish as a plus

    • Good management skills, multi-tasking and objective focused

    Apply
Frulact France
  • SALES MANAGER
    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

     

    We are looking for a SALES MANAGER for our Business Development Team based in France

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for a portfolio of French and European clients.

    • Maintains sales volume, product mix, and selling price by keeping current with supply and demand, anticipating trends.

    • Establishes and adjusts selling prices by monitoring costs, competition, and supply and demand.

    • Reach sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales of its own portfolio of clients.


     

    PROFILE:

    • University Degree in Marketing or Business Administration.

    • Minimum 3 to 5 years of sales experience.

    • Proven track record of positive sales performance.

    • Fluent in French and English mandatory.

    Apply
Frulact South Africa
  • Key Accounts Liaison
     

    Key Accounts Liaison


     

    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

    We are looking for a Key Accounts Liaison for our Business Development.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Management of business opportunities

    • Collect information with regards to market trends and opportunities

    • Research to identify prospective clients

    • Attending expos and promotions to keep Frulact up to date on market trends

    • Management of clients

    • Follow up on customer portfolios

    • Follow up on technical needs of customers

    • Meet with customers to present new products with R&D

    • Identify and convey relevant information from clients to the organization

    • Keep a positive line of communication with customers in terms of receiving orders and technical information

    • Upload the correct information onto the system regarding clients’ products (technical info such as products/labels/forecasts received etc.)

    • Follow up on complaints raised by customers, where we are internally with the process and provide feedback to the customer

    • Follow up on products sent back and credits that need to be issued

    • Meet with customers frequently to promote a strong and trusting business relationship

    • Promote and monitor customer visits to Frulact's industrial facilities

    • Manage current customers and finding avenues within our current customer base for Frulact to add value to the customer within our capabilities

    • Creating yearly sales budgets and reporting monthly on sales performance to the board of directors

    • Leading SADC customers contract, SLA and price negotiations

    • Internal Management

    • Support Sales Department and R&D in management processes and projects

    • Assist with following up on purchase orders and changes on loads to supply the customer and communicating it directly with the customer

    • Assisting with the Customer service position in case of need (invoicing on SAP, loading forecasts on MRP etc.)

    • Adhering to all Company policies and procedures

    • Carry out any related task requested by Management

    • Part of Management committee for SADC unit


    PROFILE:

    • Effective communication

    • Basic knowledge of hygiene, food safety and production processes

    • Professional experience in the function or similar function for 2-3 years

    • Willingness to work overtime as the function requires

    • Ability to work well under pressure

    • Team player

    • Own transport and valid driver’s license

    • Excellent English writing and communication skills

    • Computer literate and efficiency on of Microsoft Office

    • Degree or Diploma in  Business Management or other similar degrees

    • Available to travel in South Africa and greater SADC region (valid South African/other passport)


    LOCATION:

    Pretoria, Gauteng

     
    Apply
  • Customer Services Agent
     

     

    Customer Services Agent


     

    FRULACT is a business group positioned as a top-ranked innovative company in the supply of added value ingredients for the food & beverage industry, focused on fruit preparations, plant-based and other specialty ingredients.

    We are looking for a Customer Services Agent for our Customer Services Department.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Monitor, correct and guarantee sales forecast information updated in the system;

    • Supply coordination, with your intervention ensuring that the contribution of the remaining areas of the supply chain (Procurement, Purchasing, R&D, Production, Quality) is focused on customer response

    • Keeping the customer updated on all processes related to the supply plan;

    • Insertion and monitoring of customer complaints and their intervention should ensure their closure and response to the customer in a timely manner;

    • Inform the commercial manager of supply failures

    • Reception and launch of orders in the computer tool “order management”

    • Change orders by classifying the respective reasons

    • Critical analysis of orders received, informing the Client Agent of unusual situations

    • Issuing invoices and other documents related to Frulact's commercial transactions, namely the respective support to export processes

    • Proceed to the customer service file


     

    PROFILE:

    • Effective communication

    • Professional Experience in the function or similar function for 1 - 3 years

    • Willingness to work overtime as the function requires

    • Ability to work well under pressure

    • Team worker

    • Own transport and valid driver’s licence

    • Fluent English writing and communication skills

    • Computer literate and efficiency on of Microsoft Office as well proficient on SAP

    • Minimum Secondary school qualification/Diploma in Customer Services or similar will be advantageous


     

    Location: Pretoria, South Africa

     
    Apply
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