Cracker And Cookie Machine Operator Job Description Sample
Vice President, General Manager - Cookies & Crackers
IL Oak Brook
Job Posting Title:
Vice President, General Manager
- Cookies & Crackers
The Vice President, The General Manager
- Cookies & Crackers is charged with developing the over-arching business strategies for the center-of-store cookies and crackers portfolios and then leading their execution to meet both the short and long term performance expectations of the business. The work will span all lines of the portfolio's P&L and will require careful coordination with all key functions across the enterprise. The business is about $500MM in sales annually and spans both Retail, Foodservice and contract manufacturing customers in the US and a few international markets.
Scope: Category revenues of up to $500 million produced in five manufacturing plants
Develops and secures senior management alignment to multi-year strategic plans that inform annual operating plans, CAPEX strategies and M&A decisions
Develops, aligns and executes annual operating plans that deliver expected top and bottom line performance
Monitors performance against goals and identifies corrective activities as needed
Analyzes market place information to understand the consumer, customer and competition
Partners with the finance organization to understand the financial performance from a total business level down to individual SKU level and identify opportunities to continuously improve margins (eg pricing, mix management, productivity)
Oversees the forecast process to manage capacity and ensure the right product is available when customers place orders
Works with the supply chain organization to reduce production costs through continuous improvement programs, line/plant optimization initiatives, procurement planning and aggressive simplification efforts
Partners with the sales organization to manage customer relationships, execute key go-to market tactics (pricing, merchandising, shelving, assortment) and participate in bids worth up to $50MM annually
Develops innovation plans to drive both short and long term performance; partners with the R&D and market research organization to validate and commercialize the ideas
Qualifications and Requirements:
10+ years of consumer product management experience, preferably in CPG industry. Private label and/or Foodservice experience a plus
Demonstrated ability (experience and results) managing multiple businesses simultaneously and leading broad cross-functional teams in matrix organizations
Demonstrated financial acumen
Education: Bachelor's Degree Required – Type: Business or related field
Master's Degree Required -- Type: Preferred
Entrepreneurial and customer focused mindset – Ability to navigate cross functionally to clear barriers, identify opportunities to create strategic product focused partnerships with customers
Financial Acumen – Ability to identify and implement margin improvement opportunities including supply chain efficiencies, ability to understand and manage P&L levers to achieve profitable growth
Analytical Skills – Proactively identify category trends and operational issues, prioritize limited resources to optimize short and long term results
Coaching and development – Motivate and align team members around common goals
Team Building and leadership – Cross functional teams working together to drive strategic priorities
Communications – Seek and understand different points of view while clearly articulating decisions
Travel: 30% to plants, customer calls and industry functions.
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Looking for a challenging yet rewarding career with a company that produces the world's most recognizable products? Join us in Cincinnati where we are passionate about the products we make, the people we work with, and the city we live in. You'll collaborate with many diverse people and perspectives, and be a part of the united values and winning culture at Kellogg!
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HERE'S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
Preventative Maintenance – Performing basic troubleshooting, repairs and preventative maintenance on mechanical and electrical equipment and industrial ovens in our cookie bakery
Ensuring Performance Efficiency - Managing machine performance by doing equipment set up and change overs for production and responding to equipment breakdowns in a timely manner
Following Best Practices – Understanding, following and enforcing all established safety, health, quality, and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices.
Senior Research Scientist - Kid's & Organic Snacks
Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.
We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.
We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.
The Senior Research Scientist is responsible for the coordination and execution of product development efforts for Goldfish Snacks initiatives, encompassing crackers and cookies. This includes new products, line extensions, cost savings, alternate supplier and quality improvements. They are responsible for ensuring that objectives, product design and timelines are met. The Senior Scientist responds resourcefully to new demands and challenges throughout the product & commercialization process (including bench top, pilot plant, and plant trials to create prototypes for consumer testing, etc.) and implements best practices. They must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence decisions within the cross functional team (Marketing, Operations/Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing, QA, Process Development and Package Development) and externally with partners (suppliers, Campbell's Center of Excellence, R&D, co-manufacturers). The Senior Scientist is expected to possess and demonstrate a solid understanding of food science, the business, operations and the commercialization processes. Their approach should include a practical application and modification of existing products/new technologies and the identification and innovative creation of new and unique products which achieve business goals. The Senior Scientist provides technical specifications and support to assure smooth roll-outs of new products and processes during plant startups. This includes the provision of comprehensive process documentation to enable smooth commercialization and training of plant personnel. They must support an environment that fosters innovation and calculated risk taking.
Leads the identification, assessment and validation of formulations from bench-top through commercialization. This includes managing the financial aspects of product development including ingredient costs for plant trials
Ensures all proper documentation is done accurately and on schedule
Conducts and leads assessment and capability studies, product startups/commercialization and provides on-site support to Plant Operations for new products, productivity and quality programs
Fosters an innovation culture by continually introducing ideas and product concepts for new products, quality improvements, and productivity.
Creates, designs, supervises the development of new experimental protocols/best practices required to validate product concepts and prototypes.
Independently directs the activities of outside vendors including ingredients and services.
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with Senior Management as well as Plant Management
Can handle multiple projects and prioritize them based on business objectives and timelines.
Must be a good problem solver; able to identify, interpret and analyze the correct data, and provide detailed direction to development projects
Active knowledge and understanding in areas beyond Product Development including Process and Package Development, QA, Project Engineering and thorough understanding of Marketing needs and financial concepts (costing, budgets, etc.)
Sustain a high level of competence and professionalism in a dynamic business environment
Easily adapts to changing priorities
Able to work with a team and lead cross-functional technical team in achieving the results needed
Food Science, Food Process Engineering, or Chemical Engineering degree with Product Development/Baking emphasis; preferably someone who has successfully commercialized baked products in the market.
5+ years of related experience with a consumer-packaged goods background; experience with cracker and cookie unit operations is a preferred. Experience in chips, pretzels, extruded snacks, bars, bread, pasta, doughs and other snacks are also relevant
Excellent analytical skills, strong attention to details, good communications and interpersonal skills
Ability to handle and lead multiple projects at any given time in a team environment
Passion for food science, product development and consumers as it relates to innovation for new products, line extensions, and productivity opportunities.
Ability to think beyond his or her own (R&D) function to consider the organization and its purpose holistically.
The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.
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Stores Room Clerk
With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and bel
Vita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we're the world's #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum. We're Mondelēz International, a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are marketed in around 165 countries.
Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD.
As part of Manufacturing, you'll use your skills, our systems and a wide array of raw materials to help create the delicious finished products our consumers love. While taking ownership in your area of work, you'll also ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues while producing our top-quality products reliably and efficiently within our integrated supply chain.
Mondelēz International – Portland is a manufacturer of various cookies & crackers products produced, unitized, and stored at the facility for shipment to various Distribution Centers and customers throughout the United States and Canada. Under the direction of the Storeroom Supervisor, the Storeroom Analyst is responsible for the daily operation of the storeroom on their given shift.
This individual: Orders, receives, and inventories MRO and special order parts for jobs in a timely manner to satisfy customer demand, inventory goals, and performance metrics. Issues materials and parts from Stores to maintenance personnel as required ensuring that the flow of materials in the stockroom are processed in a timely and accurate fashion while providing courteous and professional service. Runs SAP reports and analyzes data to refine and improve stockroom performance. Follows safety programs, participates in safety initiatives, activities, and is compliant with personal safety metrics. Ensures the storeroom is maintained in a clean and orderly fashion.
The primary responsibilities of this position:
Locates and issues materials and parts using SAP Stock Overview, BOM's, Enterprise Catalog systems, and other applications from stores to maintenance personnel recording each transaction on a manual issues sheet which is subsequently entered into SAP to maintain accurate inventory levels and assign costs to the appropriate piece of equipment and or cost center. Communicates via phone, email, person-to-person with vendors, Corporate Buying Center, Accounting, Purchasing, Sales, Customer Service, and Warehouse personnel in order to ensure materials are getting routed properly so they can be received and issued without undue delay or the potential for being misplaced.
Obtains quotes and creates purchase orders for routine and special order parts for customers using company proprietary systems such as SAP ECC 6 and Smartkart, charging associated costs accurately to work orders and cost centers while following current procurement policies and preferred vendors to provide customers materials and parts in a timely fashion while managing and keeping costs to a minimum, and accurately associating these costs to the appropriate equipment and cost centers.
Conducts daily receipt of goods in SAP 6.0 and reconcile packing slips and purchase orders following outlined procedures and policies in order to accurately account for incoming goods and materials and deliver them in a timely manner to satisfy customer demand.
Performs physical inventory audits and cycle counts when directed and ensures stock levels are continually and accurately monitored and updated, as well as, adding new materials to stock in order to ensure parts and materials are on hand when required and that inventory costs to the facility are accurately reported. Corrects any problems concerning material locations, condition, status, quantity or documentation in order to ensure that parts and materials are on hand and readily available to maintenance personnel when need.
Receive and Reconcile Invoice exceptions through Smartkart, iPaysmart, SAP, etc. in conjunction with vendors and company resources to ensure resolution and accurate payment to vendors.
Participates in and contributes to facility safety programs and satisfies assigned responsibilities compliant with facility and corporate safety policies to ensure awareness and education of self and others to minimize accidents and near misses.
Be part of a team with the ongoing implementation of Integrated Lean Six Sigma.
Fills in for Storeroom Manager when required to ensure stockroom operational continuity with all shifts.
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write and fully comprehend the English language
Has a minimum 3-5 years of Storeroom Inventory Control Experience and can perform with a high degree of accuracy in the execution of all job functions
Ability to work under pressure, maintain positive working relationships others, and be able to adapt quickly and flexibly to priority changes
Self-motivated with strong planning, organizational, and time management skills
Can work safely and independently completing all assigned tasks with minimal supervision
Proficient with current software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Intermediate to advanced proficiency with SAP
Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.
Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.
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