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  • OPERATIONAL CONTROLLING 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 more than 900 Frulacteans, bringing know-how to our clients from our sites in Europe (Portugal, France, Germany and Switzerland), North America (Canada) and Africa (Morocco and South Africa). Frulact’s headquarters are based in Maia, and the group is participated by Ardian, a world leading private investment company.

     

    We are looking for Operational Controlling Specialist - Maia

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Budget monitoring and analysis of deviations between Industrial budget costs and actual costs;

    • Monitoring and analysis of the estimated sales / consumption budget against the actual data;

    • Reporting of reasons for deviations from the Industrial budget;

    • Preparation of Industrial Monthly Reporting;

    • Work on a continuous improvement of the reporting processes, presenting concrete proposals to enhance these processes.


     

    PROFILE:

    • Management Degree

    • Minimum experience of 3 years in similar roles

    • SAP or other similar software’s as a plus

    • Fluent Portuguese and English, French as a plus

    Apply
  • TALENT ACQUISITION SPECIALIST
     

    A Frulact é um grupo empresarial internacional, fundado no Porto em 1987. Atualmente, posicionamo-nos como um player inovador de topo no fornecimento de ingredientes de valor acrescentado para a indústria alimentar e de bebidas, apostando em preparados de fruta, alternativas lácteas à base de plantas, sabores líquidos e outros ingredientes especiais.

     

    Somos mais de 900 Frulacteanos, levando know-how aos nossos clientes a partir dos nossos sites na Europa (Portugal, França, Alemanha e Suíça), América do Norte (Canadá) e África (Marrocos e África do Sul). A sede da Frulact está sediada na Maia, e o grupo é participado pela Ardian, uma empresa de investimento privado líder mundial.

     

     

    Responsabilidades:

    • Garantir o processo de recrutamento e seleção para serviços centrais da Frulact.

    • Procurar, atrair, entrevistar e selecionar candidatos de acordo com o perfil de competências definido.

    • Coordenar entrevistas finais e elaborar respetivos relatórios de avaliação.

    • Garantir uma pool de candidatos para as funções mais procuradas.

    • Criar parcerias e contactos com escolas e instituições de forma a garantir rapidez de resposta e eficacia no recrutamento.


     

    Perfil:

    • Licenciatura em Recursos Humanos ou similar

    • Experiência em funções de recrutamento e seleção no mínimo 2 anos

    • Experiência na utilização de fontes de pesquisa como linkedin/recruiter

    • Conhecimentos de Inglês: obrigatório

    • Conhecimentos de Frances: preferencial

    • Facilidade de comunicação e relacionamento interpessoal

    • Capacidade de organização, planeamento e gestao de prioridades

    Apply
  • SUSTAINABILITY TRAINEE
    A Frulact é um grupo empresarial internacional, fundado no Porto em 1987. Atualmente, posicionamo-nos como um player inovador de topo no fornecimento de ingredientes de valor acrescentado para a indústria alimentar e de bebidas, apostando em preparados de fruta, alternativas lácteas à base de plantas, sabores líquidos e outros ingredientes especiais.

     

    Somos mais de 900 Frulacteanos, levando know-how aos nossos clientes a partir dos nossos sites na Europa (Portugal, França, Alemanha e Suíça), América do Norte (Canadá) e África (Marrocos e África do Sul). A sede da Frulact está sediada na Maia, e o grupo é participado pela Ardian, uma empresa de investimento privado líder mundial.

     

    Estamos à procura de Estagiário para o nosso Departamento de Sustentabilidade localizado em Maia.

     

     

    RESPONSABILIDADES:

    • Aquisição de conhecimento sobre a estratégia de sustentabilidade da Frulact

    • Estruturação da rede tendo por base as ferramentas do Microsoft Office 365

    • Definição da estrutura de conteúdos e elaboração dos mesmos

    • Dinamização das ferramentas de interação (caixas de comentários e chats)

    • Identificação de oportunidades para realização de eventos internos online ou presenciais.


     

     

    PERFIL:

    • Licenciatura em Marketing

    • Interesse na área de comunicação interna

    • Interesse na área de sustentabilidade

    • Domínio do Inglês

    • Proativo e com espírito de cooperação

    • Disponibilidade para setembro de 2022

    Apply
  • MARKETING 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 more than 900 Frulacteans, bringing know-how to our clients from our sites in Europe (Portugal, France, Germany and Switzerland), North America (Canada) and Africa (Morocco and South Africa). Frulact’s headquarters are based in Maia, and the group is participated by Ardian, a world leading private investment company.

     

    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 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 more than 900 Frulacteans, bringing know-how to our clients from our sites in Europe (Portugal, France, Germany and Switzerland), North America (Canada) and Africa (Morocco and South Africa). Frulact’s headquarters are based in Maia, and the group is participated by Ardian, a world leading private investment company.

     

     

    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
  • PORTFOLIO MANAGER
    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 more than 900 Frulacteans, bringing know-how to our clients from our sites in Europe (Portugal, France, Germany and Switzerland), North America (Canada) and Africa (Morocco and South Africa). Frulact’s headquarters are based in Maia, and the group is participated by Ardian, a world leading private investment company.

     

     

    We are looking for a RDI Portfolio Manager for our RDI department.

     

    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 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 more than 900 Frulacteans, bringing know-how to our clients from our sites in Europe (Portugal, France, Germany and Switzerland), North America (Canada) and Africa (Morocco and South Africa). Frulact’s headquarters are based in Maia, and the group is participated by Ardian, a world leading private investment company.

     

     

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

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • 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
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  • PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP - MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
     

    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 more than 900 Frulacteans, bringing know-how to our clients from our sites in Europe (Portugal, France, Germany and Switzerland), North America (Canada) and Africa (Morocco and South Africa). Frulact’s headquarters are based in Maia, and the group is participated by Ardian, a world leading private investment company.

     

    We are looking for a Maintenance Technician - Maia

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Perform the correct procedures to the cutting formats, fruit machine filtering and adjustment, when requested by production.

    • Perform periodic lubrications defined in the Annual Preventive Maintenance Plan;

    • Develop preventive maintenance activities defined in the Annual Preventive Maintenance Plan;

    • Perform the maintenance activities requested by the different departments, ensuring the correct operation of equipment and facilities;

    • Ensure the correct cleaning of equipment and facilities after any intervention;

    • Filling the intervention and lubrication records after each preventive and/or curative maintenance activity;


     

    PROFILE:

    • Technical-Professional Degree ( Maintenance, Mechanics; Electromechanical)

    • Fluency in Portuguese, French is a plus

    • Eligible for IEFP internship

    • Basic knowledge of MS Office

    Apply
  • MARKETING 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 more than 900 Frulacteans, bringing know-how to our clients from our sites in Europe (Portugal, France, Germany and Switzerland), North America (Canada) and Africa (Morocco and South Africa). Frulact’s headquarters are based in Maia, and the group is participated by Ardian, a world leading private investment company.

     

    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
  • 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 more than 900 Frulacteans, bringing know-how to our clients from our sites in Europe (Portugal, France, Germany and Switzerland), North America (Canada) and Africa (Morocco and South Africa). Frulact’s headquarters are based in Maia, and the group is participated by Ardian, a world leading private investment company.

     

    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
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