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Headquarters & FRUTECH RDI centre
  • Business Development Administrative
    FRULACT is as a long-established European manufacturing company that belongs to the value-added ingredients for food & beverage industry. It currently comprises several lines of business (BU) and has 9 manufacturing facilities in 5 countries (Americas, Europe, Africa).  Company strategy is to strongly accelerate Growth organically and inorganically. Given the expected growth and evolution of the company, we need to recruit Business Development Administrative to the Headquarters located in Maia.

     

    Main functions:

    - Administratively support the Commercial Control area;

    - Supporting and administratively monitoring the trade structure in the preparation of the annual budget, its revisions and operational activities;

    - Support the execution of client portfolio management maps;

    - Support the preparation of Price Structures to support negotiations with customers and developing products;

    - Customer Database Management & Maintenance, Materials & Pricing;

    - Preparation of the closing month information (Inquiries; INE; …)

     

    Technical Skills:

    - Training in Business Management or similar area;

    - Experience of 1 to 2 years in similar functions will be valued;

    - Fluency in English, French and German will be a plus;

    - Computer knowledge from the perspective of MS Office and SAP users;

     

    Personal Skills:

    - Work organisation and time management ability;

    - Ability to anticipate and solve problems.

     

    Advantages of working with us:

    - International environment;

    - Continuous training;
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  • Assistant of Customer Service – BackOffice
    FRULACT is as a long-established European manufacturing company that belongs to the value-added ingredients for food & beverage industry. It currently comprises several lines of business (BU) and has 9 manufacturing facilities in 5 countries (Americas, Europe, Africa).  Company strategy is to strongly accelerate Growth organically and inorganically. Given the expected growth and evolution of the company, we need to recruit Assistant of Customer Service – BackOffice to the Headquarters located in Maia.

     

     

    Main functions:

    - Receiving and placing orders in the computer tool "Order Management"
    - Change orders classifying their reasons
    - Critical analysis of orders received, informing the Customer Agent of atypical situations
    - Proceed to the issuance of invoices and other documents relating to Frulact’s business transactions, including their export process support
    - File customer service
    - Performing all customer service administrative support tasks

    Technical Skills:


    - Secondary or higher education;
    - Experience in similar roles will be valued;
    -  Fluency in English, French and German will be a plus
    - Computer knowledge from the perspective of the MS Office user, SAP will be a plus

     

    Personal Skills:

    - Work organisation and time management capacity;

    - Ease in interpersonal relationships;

    - Team spirit;

    - Ability to anticipate and resolve problems.
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  • Quality Purchaser Technician
    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.

    The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands.

     

    Main functions:

    Nonconformities

    • Responding to non-conformities (supplier response analysis and follow-up).

    • Supplier credit (choice and cost centre association)

    • Blocking and unlocking of non-conformities invoices

    • Weekly meetings with the Quality Department to close nonconformities

    • Cost allocation with the Industrial Department

    • Evaluation of KPIs


     

    Creation of raw material codes

    • Analysis of the existence of similar codes and MP compatibility (family, factory, subfamily, description, SQL)

    • Association of suppliers and references


     

    Quality control of suppliers, monitoring of campaigns

    • Quality control of stocks

    • Monitoring of fresh fruit campaigns (pear, apple, kiwi)

    • Ensure the best quality and choice of pallet

    • Factory visits and supplier audits


     

    Qualifications:

    • Degree in Agronomy

    • Experience in similar roles

    • Fluent English, French as a plus

    • Knowledge of MS Office, SAP will be a plus


     

    Personal skills:

    • Team spirit

    • Communication skills

    • Detail orientation and strong ability to plan and organize

    • Good interpersonal skills


     

     
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  • Accounts Payables | Treasury
     

    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.

    The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands.

     

     

    Main Responsibilities:

     

    • Operationalization of several financial tasks connected with Accounts Payables and Banks:



    1. a) payments execution;

    2. b) accounting payments;

    3. c) vendors balances analysis;

    4. d) answering to suppliers;

    5. e) open and update bank accounts at compliance documentation level;

    6. f) using of confirming/reverse factoring;

    7. g) general administrative tasks to support financial department;

    8. h) FX experience linked with suppliers’ payments will be valuated;

    9. i) petty cash management;

    10. j) daily contact with financial institutions at treasury level;


     

    Technical skills:

     

    • Degree in Accounting or Finance areas;

    • Minimum experience of 3 years in similar tasks;

    • SAP experience in Accounts Payable and Banks Accounting;

    • Good knowledge of MS Office tools;

    • English speaker;

    • French speaker will be valuated;


     

    Personal Skills:

     

    • Teamwork;

    • Great communication skills;

    • Detail orientation and strong ability to plan and organize


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  • QlikView Project Manager
    Responsabilities of the role

    • Reporting in Qlikview, QlikSense and Nprinting

    • Maintenance of Qlik Server

    • Maintenance of entire application portfolio


     

    Education

    • Degree in Computer Engineering  or Applied Mathematics


     

    Qualifications

    • Advanced knowledge in Qlikview, Qliksense, Nprinting

    • Experience in modulation and design of Dashboards

    • Experience in SQL language and relational databases

    • Good knowledge of English

    • Good interpersonal skills and team work

    • Strong sense of responsibility, organization and method

    • Proactivity, team spirit and conflict management


     

    What we offer

    • Opportunity to join a leader Business Group

    • Good prospects for professional development

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  • 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.

    The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands.

     

    Responsibilities of the role:

    • Preparation of analysis to support business decision-making.

    • Support the Group annual budgets & Forecast preparation and monitorization.

    • 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.


     

    Education:

    University Degree (ideally Economics, Management, Business Administration, Industrial Management or similar);

    Complementary training or specialization in Finance, Accounting, Tax, IFRS…would be desirable.

     

    Qualifications:

    • 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/analysis is valued.

    • Minimum experience of 5 years in Finance roles - Controlling (Budget, Control & Reporting) in multinational operations, preferably within an industrial or manufacturing

    • Fluent Portuguese and English, French as a plus.

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  • Accountant FR
    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.

    The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands.

     

    Responsibilities of the Role:

     

    • General and Analytical Accounting.

    • Ensure compliance with tax obligations.

    • Coordinate the audit process.

    • Prepare financial reporting.

    • Prepare intra-group billing and account reconciliation.


     

    Education:

     

    • Degree (Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or similar).

    • Certified Accountant

    • Complementary training or specialization would be desirable.


     

    Qualifications

     

    • Experience with advanced accounting (non-recurring operations)

    • Knowledge of consolidation (preferred)

    • Ideally, good knowledge of IFRS standards (preferred)

    • Advanced MS Office (Excel pivot tables...), ERP, SAP, etc

    • Portuguese and French (fluent), English as a plus

    • At least 3 to 4 years´ experience in accounting in a Multinational environment.

    • Experience at Big 5 firms is highly valued.


     

    Capacities

     

    • Capacity to work in an international company that is growing and changing.

    • Must be able to work with diverse teams both local and international.


     

    What We Offer:

     

    •      Opportunity to join a leading Business Group.

    •      Good prospects for professional development.
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Oatvita
  • Maintenance Local Manager
    FRULACT is as a long-established European manufacturing company that belongs to the value-added ingredients for food & beverage industry. It currently comprises several lines of business (BU) and has 9 manufacturing facilities in 5 countries (Americas, Europe, Africa).  Company strategy is to strongly accelerate Growth organically and inorganically. Given the expected growth and evolution of the company, we need to recruit Maintenance Local Manager to the Headquarters located in Maia.

     

     

     

    Main Activities:

     

    - Responsible for coordinating the maintenance team to ensure optimal preventive and curative maintenance;

    - Ensure that the industrial unit does not have industrial stoppages due to equipment and infrastructure breakdowns;

    - Manage maintenance priorities with the production manager;

    - Monitor the implementation of new investment projects

    - Active member of the HACCP team, being responsible for implementing the proposed adjustments that contribute to food quality and safety

    - Identify, assess and monitor the maintenance costs of all equipment and facilities;

    - Guidance for effective reduction of total maintenance cost

    - Validation and monitoring of the maintenance parts stock process.

     

     

    Technical Skills:

     

    - Technical training or Higher Education as a preferential factor;

    - Young graduate at the beginning of his career with at least 2 years experience in managing an industrial maintenance team.

    - Good knowledge of MS Office Tools;

    • - Knowledge in SAP


    - Skills in electronics, pneumatic, mechanical and electricity;

    - Knowledge of operation, hygiene and maintenance principles of equipment;

    - English and French skills are privileged.

     

    Personal Competences:

     

    - Ability to antecipate and problem solving;

    - Dynamic and proactive

    - Team management and leadership skills;

    - High level of responsibility and organization

     

    Advantages of working with us:

     

    - Dynamic and multicultural teams;

    - Continuous learning and training;

    - Potential for personal and professional development.

     
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Frulact Canada
  • Quality Assurance Manager

    • Responsibilities:

    • Maintain the site’s Food Safety Plans / HACCP Plans and ensure adherence to defined PCs and CCPs.

    • Act as the site’s Food Safety Team Leader, coordinating and leading monthly HACCP meetings.

    • Manage site’s Internal Audit Program, and ensure audits are completed on time and CAPAs are implemented, verified and closed.

    • Function as the site’s main contact for external audits, regulatory visits / inspections and certification audits.

    • Ensure quality control procedures are adhered to for Raw Material and Finished Product analyses.

    • Hire, train, supervise and mentor Quality Control Analysts and Quality Control leadership staff.

    • Deliver annual refresher training for Quality and Food Safety; ensure adherence to policies and procedures related to GMPs, HACCP and Quality.

    • Investigate Customer Complaints, conduct RCAs with team, implement CAPAs, and issue complaint responses on time.

    • Issue Supplier Non-Conformance Reports for deficiencies in raw materials and follow-up on supplier CAPAs.

    • Manage the department’s annual budget, issue monthly reconciliation reports and an annual deviation report.

    • Establish and execute site’s annual analysis plans for Raw Materials, Finished Products, Allergens and Water Quality.

    • Conduct Environment studies to verify regulatory compliance.

    • Oversee document control and development of policies, procedures, forms and training modules.

    • Manage department KPIs, issue monthly reports.


     

    Qualifications:

    • College or university degree in Science, Food Science or Engineering.

    • Minimum 5 years of experience in food manufacturing (quality assurance and quality control);

    • Knowledge of GFSI certifications (e.g. BRC, SQF, FSSC22000), GMPs, HACCP, PCs.

    • Ability to interpret, communicate and implement regulatory requirements (FDA, USDA, CFIA, Health Canada).

    • Self-starter, critical thinker, and problem solver with strong leadership skills.



    Frulact Canada is committed to supporting AODA standards and requirements. Any applicant that requires any form of accommodation during the recruitment and placement process are to advise accordingly.

     
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