Farmworker Vegetable I Job Description Sample
Manager Category Vegetable
POSITION FUNCTION & SCOPE:
Develop customer category strategic business plans to deliver category sales volume and profitability. Provide best in class category advisory services and thought leadership to customer. Grow customer categories by using category management principles utilizing customer and marketplace data to develop business building recommendations. Engage customer regularly to understand needs and category requirements to drive category building initiatives.
Build/maintain consultative relationship with customer
Analyze and interpret POS and syndicated data; Generate and present actionable category insights
Demonstrate a proficiency in space management and develop and maintain retailer specific schematics and clusters
Deliver prioritized schematic production schedule to meet customer requests and deadlines
Build assortment and shelving strategies
Leverage Del Monte's shopper research portfolio to drive category growth
Develop/Mentor Category Analyst
Proactively identify insights from consumer and/or shopper behavior and competitive insights and translate them into implications that grow sales; broadly share with others
Provide customer with actionable fact based category recommendations across assortment, shelving, pricing and promotion
Take ownership of personal development, proactively seeking feedback, coaching, mentoring and training to continually improve skills and competencies
Foster highly engaged cross-functional relationships in order to maximize the final deliverables and results
Actively educate others (up, down, across and outside organization) by sharing best practices and insights so that successes are broadly repeated
Other duties as assigned
Proven record of success in retail grocery industry with consumer packaged goods or broker experience.
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to influence customer contacts.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills and analytical and problem solving abilities.
Strong computer proficiency in Retail Link, JDA Space Planning and Space Automation, Microsoft Office (specifically, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), Nielsen or other syndicated data platforms. Coding proficiency a plus.
BA/BS required; MBA preferred.
5-10 years relevant business experience in consumer packaged goods industry or broker.
Del Monte Foods is one of the country's largest and most well-known producers, distributors and marketers of premium quality, branded food products for the U.S. retail market. With a powerful portfolio of brands, Del Monte products are found in six out of ten U.S. households. Brands include Del Monte®, Contadina®, S&W®, College Inn®, and other brand names. The Company also produces and distributes private label food products. For more information on Del Monte Foods, visit the Company's website at www.delmontefoods.com.
Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k)
Del Monte Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
ALL RESUMES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED THROUGH WWW.DELMONTEFOODS.COM TO BE CONSIDERED. (https://www.delmontefoods.com/careers/). Please be advised that your application is not complete until you fill out, sign, and submit an Application for Employment for a specific position for which Del Monte Foods, Inc. is actively recruiting. Your application must reflect that you possess the required qualifications for the position.
No sponsorship is available for this position.
No agencies or 3rd party vendors.
Procurement Manager - Vegetable Oils And Vegetable Proteins
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.
This position is directly responsible for the procurement activities of all vegetable oils across the entire Campbell Soup Co. network in the U.S., with total spend responsibility of approximately $130MM. This position has a high focus on the integration of new exposure from recently acquired businesses, such as Snyder's-Lance, and strategic work with cross functional units and suppliers to develop efficiencies across the entire Source to Pay Process and create value beyond total delivered cost. Additional responsibilities for this role include vegetable proteins such as soybean meal and pea protein.
Apply the use of strategic sourcing model to develop and implement robust sourcing activities and processes that meet financial planning, secure supply, quality and price risk mitigation objectives across business units and plant networks.
Support and lead cross functional efforts to develop productivity programs that deliver enabler and Total Procurement Value (TPV) targets.
Design and drive a strong SRM program to develop short and long term projects to deliver an annual target of hard savings, support innovation and process efficiency.
In collaboration with Marketing, R&D and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) teams, develop and implement a company-wise procurement strategy for vegetable oils aimed to support efforts on CSR, supply diversity, responsible sourcing, brand value and product innovation.
Prepare monthly commodity projections and keep track of total cost of ownership and variations to budget and be able to provide input to financial team.
Support Senior leaders in preparing monthly/quarterly commodity strategies and other reports as needed (coverage level, risk/ops and key enabler projects).
Collaborate with Treasury understanding hedging positions and track fundamental information to discuss price views, coverage strategies, financial projections, and developing projections on total delivered cost of goods.
Track fundamental information for global commodity and financial markets that impact prices of vegetable oils and related commodities. Develop price view and coverage strategies for ingredients not hedged using financial derivatives.
Understand cash markets of vegetable oils and lead sourcing activities for basis.
Support market discussions with BUs in Europe and Australia to align in a global strategy with regional execution. Also, support other groups with the development of price strategies, for instance, soybean meal.
Lead all the sourcing responsibilities and strategy execution for vegetable proteins such as soybean meal and pea protein.
Ongoing activities include sourcing, budgeting, productivity, quality management, stakeholder communication, strategy development, risk mitigation and continuity planning, innovation and continuous improvement opportunities with suppliers and other business units. Responsible for financial planning with direct accountability for TPV and cash flow impact. Ongoing strong linkages with stakeholders in R&D, Quality and Supply Chain to ensure alignment on objectives, and prioritize activities appropriately. Ensure all NA SAP contracts are issued timely and accurately. Commitment to Campbell's Code of conduct.
Knowledge, Skills, and abilities:
Detailed knowledge of global oil seed markets and processing industry, including byproducts, supply chain, quality, import requirements, energy markets and Gov. regulations.
Excellent managerial and project management skills.
Ability to apply the 7 steps of strategic sourcing model.
Good negotiating skills and the ability to create new and cultivate existing relations.
Good knowledge of Excel and Power Point
Ability to work independently and with a proactive approach.
Ability to interact at all organizational levels, domestic and international.
Manages large, complex, or multiple projects effectively.
Strong analytical skills, research background, process development and continuous improvement.
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Persuasive and influential skills to bring to life new ideas in terms of SRM and process improvement
Knowledge of financial derivatives and commodity markets
Bachelor's degree required; business, agribusiness, or supply chain discipline preferred
Master's degree preferred
Minimum of 5 to 10 years in direct material sourcing or supply chain experience required
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.
In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.
Vegetable Discovery Breeding Intern
Interns on the Vegetable Discovery team in Woodland, California get hands-on experience in the application of genetic data to improve the practice of plant breeding. A defined research project will be assigned and completed under the guidance of a Discovery supervisor. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with other related functions such as pathology, marker development, plant breeding, seed production, and high-throughput laboratories, which will provide a broad overview of the career opportunities available at Monsanto.
Dates for this 3-month full time summer internship are flexible, and will take place between late spring and late summer—based on the candidate's availability (semester or quarter calendar).
Interns are assigned to supervisors who outline general responsibilities, assist in project assignment and completion, and arrange opportunities to visit other functions.
Projects will provide exposure to breeding trials, as well as genetic analysis of vegetable traits, which may include analysis of genotyping and/or phenotyping data, genomic analysis, and genetic mapping.
Successful candidates will work both independently and in collaboration with other teams, and provide thoughtful analysis to their assigned research project. At the conclusion of the program, interns will present the results of the research project to an audience of peers and scientists. In addition, as part of their assignment, feedback on the program and research project will be requested throughout the internship experience.
Currently enrolled at a university within the U.S. pursuing a PhD degree in Plant Breeding, Genetics, Crop Science, Agronomy, Horticulture or related field of study
Detail and results-oriented individual with the ability to work independently and in team settings
Self-motivated, strong organizational skills and problem-solving abilities
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Must be returning to school to continue program of study upon completion of this summer internship
Experience in statistical analysis and field experimental design.
Experience in quantitative genetics; analysis of field trials, combining ability, breeding values.
Experience in marker assisted selection and genomic selection.
Familiar with analysis of molecular marker data for linkage and QTL mapping
Vegetable Cell Biology Protoplast Intern
In twenty years, the earth's population will need 55% more food than it can produce today. Monsanto is working with farmers around the world to do something about it. In over 60 countries, Monsanto has established industry-leading products because we give professionals the tools and freedom to make meaningful contribution. Monsanto is an Employer of Choice with an outstanding professional development program and a history of building careers. Come be a part of the team that is working to solve one of mankind's greatest challenges.
Monsanto is looking for a highly motivated Vegetable Protoplast Intern to join the Woodland, CA Vegetable Cell Biology team for a 12-week internship for May - August 2019. The individual must work well in a team environment while taking ownership of independent research.
Collaborate with R&D leadership and Intellectual Property Specialists to design and execute plant regeneration experiments from isolated protoplasts.
Collect, analyze, and report data in a meaningful may that supports and protects Monsanto's Intellectual Property.
General key expectations:
Ability to learn new procedures quickly.
Willingness to safely work in a tissue culture hood daily for extended periods of time
Ability to design and execute experiments, analyze data, and present results.
Minimum of a M.S. or 2 years in a Ph.D. program in a plant, molecular, or cell science discipline.
Strong organizational skills and experience with records management
Strong attention to detail and critical thinking skills
Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Strong willingness to learn and accept guidance from senior members of a multi-disciplinary team
Strong communication skills both written and oral
Ability to work independently and safely in a laboratory environment
Ability to successfully work in a team environment
Demonstrated good sterile tissue culture technique
- Hands-on experience in applied plant tissue culture.
Vegetable R&D Data Science Intern
Monsanto Vegetable Research and Development is dedicated to sustainably increasing the availability of nutritious high-quality fruits and vegetables around the world. Achieving this goal demands a revolution in agriculture, driven by innovation in technology and analytics. We are seeking an exceptionally talented graduate-level student with these core qualities for a paid 3-month summer internship in our Vegetable Statistics and Digital Innovation team with Veg R&D. The position will be based in Woodland, California.
In this role, as a Data Scientist you will play a key role in developing analytics and automated tools that are applied to plant breeding, plant health, and trait genetics. You will also get opportunities to gain exposure to related functions such as the Genotyping/Marker Lab, Seed Production Plant, Pathology screening, and other areas.
For the duration of the internship the intern will be assigned a specific project besides working with the team to provide analytics and development support to the broader Veg R&D community within Monsanto. Interns will be exposed to other functions and programs across the Veg R&D organization to gain a broad overview of the career opportunities. Before completion of the assignment interns will present the results of their project to the organization.
Dates for this summer internship are May 13-August 2 of 2019.
Current enrollment as a Ph.D student in Statistics, Bioinformatics, Quantitative Genetics, Computational Biology, Biostatistics or related field.
Familiarity with the following areas: experimental design, (non-) linear mixed models, multivariate statistics, non-parametric analysis, (G)BLUP methodology, Bayesian statistics, Genome-Wide Association and Kinship Studies.
Demonstrated computational skills and experience with R, R Shiny, Python or other programming languages.
3.0 or above cumulative GPA.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
Ability to communicate complex analyses in a clear, precise and actionable manner.
Willingness and ability to relocate to Woodland, CA.
Must be returning to school to continue program of study following completion of this internship.
Knowledge of genetics, genomics, plant/animal breeding and/or agriculture
Familiarity with AWS cloud computing environment.
Familiarity with git for version control and accessing data through APIs.
Experience with reproducible research.
District Sales Manager (Avocado, Tomato & Vegetable Program) - Santa Fe Springs, CA (20120982)
Purpose of Position:
This position will be responsible for developing long term, profitable business opportunities in assigned regions. In this role, will also collaborate with other departments to promote Del Monte's product line, specifically related to the Avocado, Tomato & Vegetable Program, in order to achieve annual sales goals and support new and existing customer accounts to ensure continued satisfaction and success.
Responsible for achievement of targeted volume and revenue.
Develop business growth and new products with new and existing accounts.
Expand customer and revenue base for designated region.
Work with the Product Coordination group and Distribution Center (DC) to move special deals, over stocked items and peak volumes.
Work with customers to achieve cost-efficient logistics and distribution of products.
Manage the sales operating budget to remain within targeted numbers.
Coordinate with the FOB Sales group, to ensure cost effective and professional management of the customer base and sales region.
Support administrative functions as related to sales activities within the facility.
Work closely with the General Manager, and the Marketing Department, to promote Del Monte's full product line.
Maintain weekly price list in Company's software.
Review customer performance on a monthly basis and attend daily/monthly sales meetings.
Learn customer business and needs though regular meetings to promote growth and business review.
Review market trends, pricing and competition on a regular basis.
Schedule promotions and attend sales events/food shows.
Responsible for all claims and accounts receivable on sales.
Partner with the Accounts Receivable group to ensure all customer accounts are up-to-date and within company terms.
Support General Manager as needed.
Minimum Skills Required:
4 year Degree (Business or related field), from an accredited institution, and/or equivalent work experience.
3+ years fresh produce sales experience (large retailers, wholesalers, food service and small independent and cash customers).
Previous management or supervisory experience.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Excel, Word and Outlook, etc.).
Knowledge of transportation industry as related to produce.
Excellent communication skills (i.e. written and oral).
Preferred but not Essential:
Previous warehouse and inventory control experience.
Good understanding of fresh-cut production and DC operations.
Bi-lingual: English and Spanish.
Please note: This position does not qualify for relocation expenses.*
DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE IS AN EEO/AA/V/H
Vegetable Oil Refinery Operator
Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC has an immediate opening for a Process Operator for our Vegetable Oil Refinery facility in Salisbury, Maryland. This position is responsible to operate assigned function within the edible oil refinery, and this position reports to the Production Supervisor. This position is a rotating 12-hr shift position.
The Vegetable Oil Refinery is a state of the art facility which processes crude vegetable oil into an edible state. This plant has several process steps and has equipment for vacuum, pressure, distillation, heat exchange, filtration, centrifuge separation to include a few. The plant also utilizes a computerized system to control most processes.
Monitoring and controlling the plant processes through computer and manual controls
Operate refining, bleaching and deodorization production processes.
High School Diploma or GED, further education is preferred.
A valid state driver's license.
Good communication, math and analytical skills.
Commitment and compliance to all safety programs and standards.
Advancement limited only by your ability to learn the processes.
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Vegetable Discovery Genetics Intern
Vegetable Discovery interns get hands-on experience in the application of agronomic traits and genetics to improve the practice of plant breeding and agriculture. A defined research project will be assigned and completed under the guidance of a Discovery supervisor. And as an intern in this organization, you can also gain exposure to other related functions such as plant breeding, plant pathology, chemistry, genomics, marker development and high-throughput laboratories giving a broad overview of the career opportunities available at Monsanto.
Interns are assigned to supervisors who outline general responsibilities, assist in research assignments and completion, and arrange opportunities to visit other functions. Projects will provide exposure to greenhouse practices, plant growth regulators and genetic analysis of agronomic traits. Successful candidates will work both independently and in collaboration with other teams, and provide thoughtful analysis to their assigned research project. At the conclusion of the program, interns will present the results of the research project to an audience of peers, Scientists and Senior Management. In addition, as part of their assignment, feedback on the program and the research project will be requested throughout the internship experience.
The successful candidate must be available to work full time during the summer internship term of May-August of 2019.
Current or future enrollment in a MS or PhD program with interest in exploring a career in agriculture with emphasis on Plant Breeding, Plant Physiology, Genetics, Crop Science, Agronomy or Horticulture.
Detail and results-oriented individual with the ability to work independently and effectively
Strong motivational, organizational and problem solving skills
Ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary teams
Excellent communication and presentation skills
GPA of 3.0 or better
Must be willing to relocate
Must be returning to school upon completion of internship.
Experience working in greenhouse environments.
Exposure to modern concepts of plant physiology and development.
Experience working with vegetable crop and/or dioecious plant species.
Vegetable Data Engineer
We are looking for a creative and highly motivated Data Engineer to join world-class experts in genetics, genomics, data science, and information technology who are transforming how we feed the world. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain hands on experience while collaborating on research projects with real-world impact which use machine learning, graph analysis, and data visualization.
This role will establish state-of-the-art data infrastructure to support advanced analytics for Global Vegetables, spanning Discovery (trait genetics and new phenotypic data), Breeding (graph-based ancestry and ML-guided predictive breeding), Evaluation of varieties based on mobile analysis (building frameworks to combine deep expertise, image recognition, UAVs and sensors), Manufacturing and Supply Chain (global operations research). You will help build data systems which unlock beneficial traits for crops in fields, greenhouses, and urban farms around the world.
You will also work to pioneer and promote state-of-the-art data architecture and practice. This position will collaborate with colleagues across Monsanto Technology, Breeding, Climate Corp, and Enterprise Software Development to support and leverage innovations in advanced data sciences, IT, genomics, operations research, and engineering and automation.
Why work with us? In over 60 countries, we have created industry-leading products because we give professionals the freedom to make real decisions. We are recognized as a Science Magazine Top Ten Employer, one of the Top 25 Best Multinational Workplaces, and Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT.
Design, build, and maintain Vegetable data infrastructure
Leverage Crop Sciences data and infrastructure to the advantage of Vegetables
Accelerate Vegetable IT tools development, and therefore the Vegetable business, by creating and advocating simplified and sustainable methods for research data storage, discovery, and use
Enable quantitative genetics and predictive breeding at scale
Facilitate the rapid growth and use of data from lab, greenhouse, and field, including images, UAV output, IoT telemetry
Stabilize, streamline, and integrate business critical data currently in ad hoc databases
Drive excellent IT and data citizenship by advocating good practices which support the larger strategy for the digital transformation of Ag
Establish data practices to enable data science and prudent security
Cultivate digital mastery for the Vegetable Division, tempering fashionistas and accelerating conservatives
Bring and spread expertise
Required Education and Skills/Experience:
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
Demonstrated passion and success in modeling and deploying data architectures which enable transformative analysis.
Experience with at least 2 of the following data ecosystem elements such as Hbase, MongoDB, Cassandra, and/or CouchDB; graph databases such as Neo4j; Hadoop, MapReduce, and/or Spark; AWS, Google Cloud, and/or Azure
Minimum of 3 years of fluency in a JVM language such as Java or Scala, or demonstrated mastery of another language
Excellent data management and software development practice
The ability and desire to coach and learn from other excellent practitioners
Exceptional verbal and written communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills such as required to negotiate scope and resources, manage projects, and synchronize activities with team members, stakeholders, and management
Desired Education and Skills/Experience:
Experience with Platform-as-a-Service software such as Cloud Foundry or Kubernetes; demonstrated experience building cloud native applications
Knowledge of data science practices, to better steer our efforts to support them through the infrastructure we create
Public contributions to conference presentations, community forums (e.g. Stack Overflow, GitHub, etc.), and/or open source projects and code samples
Country Marketing Specialist- Vegetable Seeds
The primary responsibilities of this role, Country
Marketing Specialist- Vegetable Seeds, are
to: Accountable for the process and delivery of the
Country Marketing Plan (medium term M&S country strategy and
plan) to the CoSM, taking into account the crop strategies, and
monitor progress + devise corrective actions if needed.
important topics include: Go-to-Market direct/indirect + channel
selection Segmentation of customers and partners, approach,
value proposition, customer experience Commercial conditions (transactional price
building) in line with segmentation and commercial
objectives Engage with large influential customers on a level
that enables the Vegetable Seeds business to better understand
their needs and how to address these needs on a strategic and
tactical level. • Use creativity as well as a strong marketing
skills base in order to come with unique but sound proposals to
develop the relationships and business with these large influential
customers By being in and having a strong understanding of
the business environment we operate in, to be proactive in
identifying potential threats or opportunities to the
business. Brand and communication Adapt and fine tune global crop communication
strategy coming from Crop Marketing (briefs) and implement/execute
them through third party or local BCS-CP
Activate the Nunhems brand for local market,
prepare and implement country Marcom plan: Brand promotion, Seeds
Fair, Customers meeting, etc. Actively support key field marketing activities,
design and plan new variety launch event together with crop
marketing specialists Check with legal in the country to make sure all
our promotion material and activities are following the local laws
and regulations Market & Competitor Intelligence Collect, interpret, and translate country specific
market & competitor intel into planning (analysis, follow up);
support to and supported by global Market Intelligence department
(MCI) Share market & competitor information with MCI
unit, take actions if necessary to change our marketing
plans Interaction and alignment Maintain interfaces with local CP
marketing Frequent communication with crop specialists, CSMs,
CoSM, and drive alignment on any of the marketing aspect in the
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