Pinnacle Foods

  • Sr. Manager - Logistics Projects

    Location US-NJ-Cherry Hill
    Job ID
    2018-6460
    Category
    Supply Chain
  • Overview

    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:


    Sr. Manager-Logistics currently manages three (3) supply chain temperature classes and a budget of $300 million dollars. This position will help to manage the Productivity Program for Logistics (cost savings and service improvement), while helping to keep major products in Logistics aligned, sequenced and on track.  This position will help to coordinate cross-functional projects where necessary - keeping partners on task and stakeholders informed.  This person will help to create an environment for improving our existing process though ideation sessions and process improvements. This role will manage the MVP costs savings program for Pinnacle from an administration perspective, while ensuring our pipeline of projects continue for future quarters and years.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for managing productivity program for Logistics (Transportation and Distribution)
    • Identify MVP Platforms and Ideation Sessions and follow-ups (session facilitation, idea prioritization, ownership/alignment, PlanView updates)
    • Team follow-up and alignment on MVP projects
    • Alignment with Logistics Finance
    • Handle PlanView (company system for Productivity, MVP, tracking) updates and maintenance
    • Team Productivity Support for complicated or cross-team idea implementation
    • Coordination/Cultivation of other Fulfillment MVP ideas (i.e. Planning, Customer Service)
    • Logistic representation at Plant Ideation Sessions & follow-up ownership, as needed
    • MVP Socialization to key Supply Chain functions
    • Facilitate for Logistics and Cross-team Challenges/Resolutions & manage follow-ups
    • Process Improvement
    • Manage the operational projects, process and service related objectives to drive continuous improvement and efficiency gains to reduce cost-to-serve while mitigating costs associated.
    • Interface cross-functionally at all levels within the company; including communication with 3PL’s and plant warehouse management, external resources, etc.
    • Coordinates warehousing execution for division strategies; develop specific warehousing requirements and costing based on strategic plans and customer expectations while mitigating incremental costs

    Qualifications

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

    • Five (5) years Management experience working in a Supply Chain discipline/function. Logistics and financial analytics preferred. Supply Chain environment in food products or consumer product industry is a plus
    • Strong change management experience (driving, influencing and inspiring change through communication at all impacted levels)
    • Experience leading continuous improvement processes in a Warehouse/Distribution environment
    • Experience working cross functionally with different levels in organizational
    • Solid business and operational knowledge, including project costing, budgets, capital investment proposals, warehouse contracts. etc.
    • Ability to drive innovative solutions and ideas and demonstrated capability of delivering results
    • Strong presentation and leadership skills
    • Challenge the status quo, always looking for improved processes


    EDUCATION:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Finance, Supply Chain, required

    TRAVEL:

    • There is a 20% travel requirement annually for this position

     

    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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