At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.
The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.
SCOPE OF POSITION:
The Senior Manager of Supply Chain for External Manufacturing position will be a key part of an end to end Supply Chain organization responsible for the selection, commercialization and the ongoing execution of production at suppliers. This position will be the leader responsible for all aspects of the Supply Chain that supports the execution of the External Manufacturing Strategy. Critical tasks include translation of the production plan to suppliers, matching capacities against various short, medium and long term demand scenarios, being part of the innovation team to identify external manufacturers to supply new product, driving cost savings initiatives with Suppliers, and being the key point of contact for all suppliers on all matters relating to Supply Chain strategy, execution and compliance to service reporting.
In addition to the above, the position will be a key contributor to the supplier performance and rationalization program, providing key information relating to the service level and general performance of the supplier. The program is critical to our initiative to reduce our supplier base to a manageable group that is able to deliver against our objectives of creating innovation, delivering productivity and ensuring the highest possible levels of Quality & Service. He/she will be a strategic thinker, and an individual capable of managing complex tasks independently while working with suppliers and supporting many stakeholders across the business.
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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 or any other legally protected basis.