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Kraft Heinz, The Company
As one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic master brands like Heinz, Kraft and Planters. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like DEVOUR and Primal Kitchen. No matter the brand, we are united under one vision To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World . Bringing this vision to life are our 36,000+ teammates around the world, making food people love.
Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability, and the health of our planet and its people.
Every day, we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you’re passionate like us - and ready to create the future, build on a storied legacy, and participate as a conscientious global citizen - there’s one thing to do join us.
Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration
We’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It’s true Our employees are our competitive advantage.
As part of the Kraft Heinz family you’re supported to grow and achieve. You’re recognized and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You’re given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won’t do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day.
Responsible for delivering customer service levels, inventory targets and costs while driving growth through commercialization and supporting productivity objectives. The position has indirect reports who are responsible for production planning, deployment and product commercialization. This role will interact with Operations, Business Unit, Procurement, and Logistics to support key function and category objectives. This position will need to improve current business practices and develop strong working relationships with business partners in delivery of Case Fill Rate targets with a total cost management approach. The objective is to optimize the balance between supply availability, cost, inventory investment, and risk of obsolescence. Position leads the development and execution of inventory replenishment strategies that consider supplier/plant capabilities, capacity constraints, & costs while insuring an uninterrupted supply of product to Kraft Heinz customers to deliver customer service targets. Position must maintain a strong working relationship with all constituents to insure that changes and activities are managed on a timely and cost effective basis.
Provide single-point accountability and leadership for all supply planning of assigned portfolio of finished goods and work in process products throughout the product life cycle.
Manages the risks associated with volatility of both demand and supply. Key responsibilities include managing the resources that perform Production Planning/Master Scheduling, and Fulfillment Planning activities to deliver service, cost, and cash objectives.
Works cross-functionally to identify Losses across the Value Stream, develop plans to mitigate them, and then ensure execution of those plans.
Manages teams indirectly to place value and focus on executing standard work. Drives focus on actions to deliver KPI’s, while working cross-functionally.
Creates an environment of continuous improvement with emphasis placed on building a culture of personal ownership
Identify capacity constraints across next 3 years and align on solutions to resolve.
Minimum 5-7 years Supply Chain experience
Bachelor of Science or equivalent required - preferably in supply chain, operations or related discipline. MBA preferred.
SAP or other ERP/APS software experience and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite required.
Has strong understanding of supply chain and manufacturing environments.
Possesses strong cross-functional leadership capability.
Succeeds at influencing a wide spectrum of stakeholders.
The ability to lead and develop a team with a continuous improvement mindset.
Strong people management skills that not only fosters an environment of team success but individual accomplishments as well
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