Ferrero, the global confectionery producer which makes iconic brands such as Nutella, Tic Tac, Ferrero Rocher, Raffaello, Kinder Bueno and Kinder Surprise, is one of Brantford’s largest employers and is looking to attract people to their Brantford operations in positions ranging from electrician and industrial millwright to production supervisor and microbiology lab technician.
About Ferrero: Ferrero was established in 1946, when brothers Pietro and Giovanni Ferrero transformed their small bakery in Alba, Italy into their first factory. Today, Ferrero is still a family-owned company with a progressive and global outlook represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170. The secret to their global success according to the Ferrero Group? The nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who embrace the care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands they are proud of.
Where they are located: 1 Ferrero Blvd, NorthWest Business Park, Brantford, ON. The Ferrero Canada Brantford Industrial site was built in 2005 and currently employs over 900 employees from Brantford and surrounding area, and up to 1400 during their busy season, making them one of the largest employers in Brantford. Their facility consists of over 1.6 million square feet of roofed space, where they house production units for the Ferrero Rocher, Nutella, Nutella & Go, Tic Tac and Cocoa Plant, plus 2 industrial re-packaging locations.
Ferrero recognizes their employees’ work through their competitive compensation package and also through employee events like ice cream days and barbecues; community events employees can share with their family like World Nutella Day and the Annual Kids Christmas Party.
“As an essential industry, we take great care in ensuring the safety and welfare of our employees through these unprecedented times. That’s why when vaccines became available, we organized two on-site vaccination clinics for our employees. Though Covid-19 has meant we have not been able to come together in the same ways we did before, we have committed to recognizing our employees in new ways that is safe and fun for everyone. Join us, and you could be one of them.”
Ferrero’s core values for their people:
- Respect and responsibility – based on respect for equality of treatment, we promote the professional and personal development of our people and strong relationships with local communities.
- Integrity and moderation – our communications reflect the values of human dignity, family and children in line with strong moral and ethical principles and a commitment to healthy lifestyles.
Ferrero also has a strong environmental focus. Their environmental commitment is based on 4 Pillars that you can learn about here: ferrero-sr20_210719.pdf (ferrerosustainability.com)
Ferrero Company Benefits
- Company paid benefits
- 3 weeks paid vacation
- Great employer-matched pension program
- 14 weeks Parental Leave top-up
- Opportunities for advancement
- Continuous training & development
- Employee Assistance Program
- Competitive wages
- Shift Premiums
- On site cafeteria
- Free parking
- Employee events like BBQs, Ice Cream Days and Ferrero product giveaways!
The Ferrero team in Brantford is hiring now for the positions listed below – for more information about these positions, go to FerreroCareers.com