Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded
food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s
passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every
occasion through iconic brands, such as Hunts, Aylmer, Marie Callender's,
Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, VH Sauces, Pogo and Vlasic, and emerging brands,
including Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera.
We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized
and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit http://www.conagrabrands.ca.
Conagra Brands est une des principales entreprises
d’aliments de marque en Amérique du Nord. Son histoire est jalonnée de grands
succès alimentaires qui sont le fruit du travail d’une équipe passionnée par
l’innovation et la croissance. Conagra offre des choix pour toute occasion
grâce a des marques réputées comme Hunt’s, Aylmer, Marie Callender's, Healthy
Choice, Slim Jim, les sauces VH, Pogo, Vlasic et des marques émergentes, dont
Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein et Frontera.
Nous sommes très fiers d’avoir la culture la plus influente,
la plus dynamique et la plus inclusive du secteur alimentaire. Pour en savoir
plus, visitez http://www.conagrabrands.ca.
Reporting to the
Director of Contract Manufacturing you will be responsible for quality,
customer service, inventory, finished goods production, material planning, cost
control, cost reduction and vendor relations at the Contract Manufacturing
facilities. Provide project management for business growth and productivity
improvement projects at Contract Manufacturers. Develop business relationships
with Contract Manufacturers responsible for manufacturing our products. Lead
teams to oversee all aspects of operational performance that meets the quality,
food safety standards, regulatory policies, customer service and cost
requirements of the organization. Be the liaison between Contract Manufacturers
and the functional departments within the Operating Groups. Ensure use of
resources and communication of priorities by coordinating efforts between
Marketing, R&D, Manufacturing and Product Supply departments..
- Manage Projects through execution
to ensure specifications are established before production and all
parameters are achieved during the qualification, verification and
commercialization steps. Ensure adequate technical representation
(Quality, R & D and Procurement) is present during project phases.
- Project driver on manufacturing
projects, e.g., new product introduction, rationalization of facilities.
- Report KPI's for co-manufacturers
on quality, food safety, customer service and financial reporting. Develop
strategies to improve performance. Conduct regular Operational Improvement
reviews with Contract Manufacturers to improve production efficiency and
reduce production cost.
- Analyze manufacturing best
practices within facilities and look to implement these practices into the
- Be the primary source for
obtaining Operational savings at Contract Manufacturer facilities and
ensure that savings are tracking according to expectations through
validation to implementation.
- Provide focus and coordination to
resolving and communicating immediate business issues (i.e., recalls,
product going on hold, or other unusual occurrences). Manage inventory
discrepancies and claims for excess losses or supplier issues between
Contract Manufacturer and Corporate functions to control costs and ensure
quick resolution of outstanding issues.
- Engage business partners and
establishing a communication flow across all functional groups in the
management of the capital strategy for short- and long-term goals.
- Liaison with the Operations
function for internal manufacturing to align with Company manufacturing
strategy to maximize leverage between Contract Manufacturing, Marketing,
R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Procurement and Logistic departments.
- Work with the Procurement function
to help develop manufacturing and capacity strategies that are consistent
with the current and future marketing strategies.
- Bachelor's degree required
(Preferably in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management or
- Diverse management experience (7+
years of plant operations, engineering, supply chain, distribution, or
procurement experience preferred).
- Superior project management
- Negotiation and Contract
Manufacturing development. MSA, Service level agreement
- Continuous Improvement experience
- Travel required 15% to 30% (Valid
- Excel (can perform complex
- Experience using ERP applications
- Business intelligence (BI) Data
mining, process analysis, performance benchmarking, and descriptive
- Computer skills – Excel, Word,
PowerPoint, and Access
- Valid G License required
of collaboration enhances our ability to meet critical business goals, deliver
value to customers and consumers and provide you with the flexibility you need
to achieve a better work-life balance. We carefully consider each role and how
often each team member needs to collaborate in-person. This position requires
you work from our Mississauga office  days a week.
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and
considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and
expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor. ConAgra Foods is
committed to working with and providing accommodation to individuals with
disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking
employment, please e-mail Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. We will make a
determination on your request for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
A titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de
l'égalité d'accès a l'emploi, Conagra Brand considère les candidats qui sont
qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard a la race, la couleur, les
croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité
de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur
discriminatoire. Conagra Brands s'engage a travailler et offrir des
accommodements aux individus ayant des handicaps. Si vous avez besoin
d'assistance ou si vous avez des besoins spécifiques pour votre emploi, vous
pouvez transmettre votre demande par courriel a
Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. Nous prendrons en considération votre
demande d'accommodement au cas-par-cas.