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Manager, Outsourcing Projects and NPI

As a Manager for Outsourcing Projects and NPI at Fazer Confectionery, you work with close co-operation with Fazer internal teams as well as with Fazer outsourcing partners. You are responsible for leading a successful implementation of a new projects, while supporting the implementation of the Confectionery supply chain strategy in your area of ​​responsibility.

In this position, you will be part of the Outsourcing team but working on daily level together with Procurement, Marketing, Factory and R&D functions. Your main responsibility area is to support Outsourcing team to implement its roadmap during the coming years by acting as a project manager for active product relocations as well as for novelty projects. You will also participate in improving the overall supply chain robustness and quality/cost efficiency.

The position requires willingness to travel both domestic and abroad.

This position will be located in Vantaa and you will report to Fazer Confectionery’s Outsourcing Delivery Unit Director.

Why choose Fazer Confectionery?

It starts with the people. You’ll be working in a supportive and welcoming environment, surrounded by colleagues who will inspire you to be your best. As a Manager, Projects and NPI you will have a unique opportunity to participate in building the valued Fazer brand and our new growth strategy. Fazer supply chain community will give you full support on your way to achieve the set targets. We value can do -attitude, enthusiasm, teamwork and creativity.

What you'll bring to the team?

We are looking for an experienced professional with knowledge in NPI and production technology as well as experience and knowledge in project management. Technical, analytical and process-oriented approach to solving problems and strong commitment to objectives is needed in this position. You are experienced in change and project management and have the capability to work in cross-functional teams. You tolerate complexity and uncertainty well and make decisions based on facts, pay attention to details and have the capability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. We value excellent negotiation and communication skills. You communicate fluently both in English and in Finnish.

Your professionalism is based on a Master or Bachelor degree in engineering, food technology or other relevant field and work experience in industrial environment.

Apply now to create moments that matter.

To apply, please send your CV and application via the link provided no later than 16.5.2022

For more information about the opportunity, please contact Ville Pitkänen, Director, Outsourcing Delivery Unit (tel. +358 50 421 0549).


Fazer, The Food Experience Company, enables people to enjoy the best moments of their day. Our mission, Food with a purpose, builds on our strong 130-year heritage, consumer first approach and innovations to create the sustainable food solutions of the future. With our dedicated team of professionals, we focus on fast-moving consumer goods and our direct-to-consumer business in the Nordics, Baltics, and beyond with exports to some 40 different countries. Fazer’s operations comply with its Code of Conduct that is based on the Group’s values and the UN Global Compact. In 2021, Fazer Group had net sales of 1.1 billion euros and employed approximately 8,000 people.

Northern Magic. Made Real.


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