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Manager, Ingredients - Beef Procurement and Turkey Sales

Company: The Kraft Heinz Company
Location: Chicago
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Manager- Turkey Sales & Beef Procurement supports the Director of Meat Procurement in developing/maintaining both turkey sales and beef procurement strategies. Activities include cost modeling- industry and market analysis- business needs assessment and perform analytics (bid events- negotiations- freight and contracting).
Responsibilities:

  • Perform spend- contract and market analysis for assigned categories
  • Conduct bid events- negotiate with suppliers- prepare bid analysis- and make sourcing recommendations to the Director including qualification of new suppliers as needed
  • Generate materials as needed for presentations- workshops and negotiations
  • Communicate sourcing decisions to partners and management
  • Provide necessary inputs for supply agreements and monitor compliance
  • Manage supplier performance and supplier relationships
  • Ensure adherence and compliance to procurement processes and policies
  • Develop and complete sourcing strategies for assigned categories
  • Drive aggressive productivity goals and create pipeline of projects
  • Capacity planning and business continuity plans
  • Support supplier audits and ensure Supplier Quality Expectations compliance
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree required (Accounting/Finance- Ag Economics- Engineering- Meat Science- Supply Chain/Procurement preferred)
    • Proven ability required (Meat or Commodity Industry experience preferred)
    • Strong analytical skills (statistics- economics- modeling- strong Excel capabilities)
    • Organizational skills (handling workload and complexity)
    • Presentation skills (proficiency in Power Point and comfortable presenting to groups)
    • Ability to work with all levels of management in a wide variety of business situations
    • Negotiations and influencing skills
    • Strong communication- relationship building and interpersonal skills
    • Problem solving- issue resolution and decision-making skills
    • Proficient in MS Office- Excel- and PowerPoint. Experience with SAP a plus.
    • Commodity/risk management experience desired

Keywords: The Kraft Heinz Company, Chicago , Manager, Ingredients - Beef Procurement and Turkey Sales, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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