Senior Manager - Contract Manufacturing
Company: Tyson Foods
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Responsible for management of multiple third-party manufacturing
facilities. This individual need to have a general management
mindset and goes above and beyond to get the job done. Deep
understanding in the manufacturing processes at these Co-Mans and
understands how production performance ties to the financials &
cost models. Accountable for COGS in the P&L, innovation
feasibility and commercialization of new products. Responsible for
all aspects of the day to day management of the co-manufacturing
supply base, including the management of new product launches,
sourcing/exiting co-mans & suppliers, creating contracts for all
new/existing co-manufacturers, assisting and developing annual
category plans, establishing annual budgets, resolving capacity
constraint areas, delivering year over year cost saving goals,
establishing KPI metrics at critical co-manufacturers, developing
category strategies and monitoring the financials at each
co-manufacturer and component suppliers. Strong analytics and
project management skills are a must in this role which requires
excellent communication and leadership skills.
Essential Duties: Third party contract development, negotiation &
execution , knowledge of Food Safety and Quality Assurance
standards with adherence to USDA and FDA guidelines , third party
performance and P&L management, understand all aspects of
contract manufacturers' production results & financials ,
collaborate with production schedulers to provide accurate supply &
capacity outlook while taking crewing of production lines &
capabilities into consideration, establish Key Performance
Indicators to track third party performance , sourcing and
commercializing innovation products at third party manufacturing
facilities , industry knowledge of food processing landscape with
strategic relationships across major categories , ability to
influence decision and operate in a matrix environment.
Education: Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent combination of
education and experience.
Experience: 8 years' work experience. 4 (+) years in contract
manufacturing or related field required. This position requires
that candidates have food manufacturing experience.
Communication Skills: Requires both strong verbal and written
Computer Skills: Proficient with MS Office; SAP preferred
Special Skills: CPG experience in finance analysis with significant
cross functional project management, ability to thrive in a fast
paced environment & communicate at a high level across function and
must be a quick study, proven ability to manage change, ability to
work in a matrix environment and strong decision maker.
Supervisory Skills: Demonstrates leadership in one or more of the
following areas: Procurement, supply chain, operations,
engineering, finance or R&D.
Travel: 25-30% of the time
Relocation Assistance Eligible:
1ST SHIFT (United States of America)
Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting
your application to provide additional information to be considered
Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All
qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race,
national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
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