Rapidly expanding meat based consumer packaged goods company seeks an experienced Supply Chain And Procurement Manager to join it’s team. This position is responsible for the sourcing, negotiating, manufacturing, and fulfillment of all product lines. Execution of new product development, improving the supplier base, driving business efficiencies, demand forecasting, developing, building formality into the supply chain, implementing industry best practices, and other special projects as needed.
Improving operational management systems, processes and best practices that guarantee organizational well-being
Responsible for improving performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability through the implementation of effective methods and strategies.
Helping to ensure that all products are manufactured in a correct, cost effective and timely manner in alignment with specifications and quality requirements.
Contribute towards the achievement of company’s strategic and operational objectives.
Metrics: Fulfillment rates, new product development, gross margins, inventory, demand forecast accuracy, order cycle time, inventory turnover, carrying cost of inventory, supplier quality index, quality complaints and vendor scorecards.
Knowledge of manufacturing operations, logistics, and sourcing.
Knowledge of business operations management.
Use of personal computer and the Microsoft software suite.
Managing multiple projects from start to finish.
Ability to synthesize business/financial data and develop solutions.
Planning, organizing, project-management and leadership skills.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Ability to take initiative and achieve results.
Improve efficiency, quality, and supply health metrics through process improvements.
Problem-solve and troubleshoot daily operational issues, approaching all facets with an analytical, data-driven mindset.
Develop and manage trusting relationships with key regional partners.
Grow your skills and have meaningful impact in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
Initiate and lead special projects to improve operational aspects of the business.
Firm understanding of business and financial performance driven through the P&L.
New Product Commercialization
Personal Traits Necessary for Success
Guru—You are an animal at supply chain management.
Accountable–Ability to manage upward and hold yourself accountable for deliverables.
Dogged persistence–determination to follow through and complete tasks.
Self-Starter–must be comfortable working independently, with limited direction.
Project Development-–developing future projects and tasks to improve the company’s strategic and operational objectives.
Attention to detail.
Translating conceptual ideas to detailed work plans and tasks.