Pinnacle Foods

Logistics Co-Op

US-NJ-Cherry Hill
Job ID
2017-5475
Category
Supply Chain

Overview

We are the maker, marketer and distributor of branded food products that have been American favorites for decades. Our employees located in more than 20 offices and plants across North America rally around our mission, Reinvigorating Iconic Brands. We work to transform our brands to be more profitable for our customers and more enjoyable for our consumers.

 

At Pinnacle Foods, every employee has the opportunity to make an impact—from marketing and research & development, to manufacturing, finance and sales—each function plays a critical role in our success. By living our values of trust, candor and ownership we create great relationships that help us deliver results and drive meaningful change for our brands and business.

 

Project Summary:

Identify Logistics service improvements and savings opportunities through data analysis and problem solving. A major component of this will be analysing logistic cost and service data including both Pinnacle and Boulder data.

  • Assist with network optimization execution to ensure seamless execution.
  • Work with Plant Warehouses to identify and implement savings opportunities such as increased capacity and DPS shipments.
  • Monitor warehouse capacities and work back with deployment/supply planning to ensure we are managing inventory levels and warehouse capacity.
  • Develop standardized reports for warehouse reporting with an emphasis on integrating the Boulder network as well as overflow locations.

 

Identify Logistics service improvements and savings opportunities through data analysis and problem solving. A major component of this will be analyzing logistic cost and service data including both Pinnacle and Boulder data.

  • Assist with network optimization execution to ensure seamless execution.
  • Work with Plant Warehouses to identify and implement savings opportunities such as increased capacity and DPS shipments.
  • Monitor warehouse capacities and work back with deployment/supply planning to ensure we are managing inventory levels and warehouse capacity.
  • Develop standardized reports for warehouse reporting with an emphasis on integrating the Boulder network as well as overflow locations.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain timely updates of model data for reliable analysis of opportunities. Collaborate closely with Transportation, Warehousing operations to identify and test opportunities for modeling
  • Network Modeling and scenario running to determine short and long term cost savings and service opportunities
    • Model impacts of transportation and market conditions
  • Work with Procurement on the lowest landed cost selection criteria for co-manufacturers and supplier shipping origins
  • Assist with Scenario building for consolidation manufacturing/distribution/transportation locations or additional locations to support the business and service levels.
  • Work Cross- Functionally with Manufacturing, Distribution and Transportation to maintain rates and industry benchmarks
  • Participate in cross-functional projects that help to drive service and efficiency in Logistics.
  • Evaluate other network/customer programs to ensure efficiency, drive Direct Plant shipments, most cost effective terms of sale for outbound and inbound shipments, CPU or PPD.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Completion of second year towards a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Intermediate level Microsoft Office experience required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and overtime as required (limited)
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

 

Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected basis.

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