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Supply Chain Manager
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Manager
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Supply Chain
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: September 23, 2021
Job Location:

Richmond, BC
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Job Description

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.

Position summary:

Primary responsibilities include the execution of critical Supply Chain operations and the development of supply chain management policies, processes, procedures Leverage Supply Chain expertise for a competitive advantage with the customer and plan by improving internal and external supply chain processes. Requires a detailed understanding of the direct and indirect interactions between Supply Chain Management and all other business units is necessary. Results driven approach and the ability to operate autonomously.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the end-to-end Supply Chain for the organization and our customers
  • Embracing a relentless yet disciplined curiosity for why – challenging the status quo and seeking continuous improvement in Supply Chain practices
  • Develop/Enhance Supply Chain processes leveraging cost to service mindset.
  • Ability to embrace a customer centric mindset and advocate for external focus throughout the Supply Chain organization
  • Serve as Supply Chain liaison between the company and the Richmond plant
  • Develop/enhance Supply Chain processes to minimize costs and maximize efficiencies
  • Manage customer efficiency policies and programs
  • Manage supplier performance scorecards and KPIs and provide development assistance
  • Analysis of logistical deductions and nuisance fees
  • Provide leadership to pull together additional resources as required to address Supply Chain opportunities and collaborative efficiencies
  • Perform periodic Supply Chain business reviews with internal and external customers
  • Build relationships with key customers
  • Lead/facilitate demand planning activities associated with major events, transitions, new and discontinued items
  • Lead a team responsible for safety, quality, and efficiency of operations of the Richmond Plant and anoffsite warehouse
  • Areas of responsibilities at the Plant include Production Planning, Material Planning, Plant Inventory Management and Working Capital Budget accountability
  • Manage the implementation of the Conagra Performance System (continuous improvement) within the department
  • Provide leadership and resolution to ConAgra Foods and customers on Supply Chain issues.
  • Perform periodic Supply Chain business reviews with internal and external customers.
  • Support ConAgra Foods sales growth agenda for specified customer sales teams

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (Supply Chain Management preferred)
  • 5 - 7 years Supply Chain experience (Warehousing, Transportation, Sales & Operations Planning, Customer Service)
  • Ability to work with and across project teams
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong customer interfacing skills
  • Competence in business systems and SAP highly desirable
  • Participates in Plant Staff and Start Up Meetings as required.
  • Actively participate in plant CPS activities.
  • Strong background in material management systems required. SAP production planning and WMS a plus.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret quality procedures. Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Analyze & interpret materials management data & logically deduce the intended outcome to support production initiatives utilizing JIT philosophy & principles.
  • Ability to analyze data and make corresponding decisions that support both business needs and plant objectives accurately and efficiently.
  • APICS Certification a plus
  • Experience in Supply Scheduling
  • Good leadership, project management, and organizational skills with the ability to work-cross functionally
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-directed, resulted and goal oriented
  • Experience in a Matrix environment
  • Experience with MS Office tools, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel

Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing training preferred.

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.

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.

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