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Senior Manager - Contract Manufacturing

Company: Tyson Foods
Location: Springdale
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Details:


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 communication skills.

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:

Work Shift:

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 for employment.

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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