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Senior Manager Supply Chain

Company: Olam Americas, Inc.
Location: Fresno
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

We are a global leader in food beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we're with, whatever we're doing, we always make it real.

Position Summary

The SR. Supply Chain Manager will report to the SR. Director of Supply Chain and partner closely with the edible nuts team. The SR. Supply Chain Manager is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of estimating, tracking, and providing analytics in support of edible nuts. The role will inform short-and long-term planning with analytical analysis of historical data and statistical projections of essential elements of the edible nut supply. As a SR. Manager this role leads performance in service and performance supported by our people.

Position Responsibilities

  • Possess and maintain an understanding of supply chain concepts to include strategy, trends, and systems
  • Develop strategies by plant/co-manufacturer to determine how the organization will deal with all types of variations including demand, production performance and capacity management
  • Establish and maintain adherence to planning parameters in planning and ERP systems
  • Manages performance of short-term planning using various analytical skills, reports, and exceptions
  • Lead/facilitate demand planning activities associated with major events, transitions, new and discontinued items
  • Manage supplier performance scorecards and KPIs and provide development assistance
  • Provide consultative advice within specific functional areas andintroduce planning methods/procedures that are beneficial for the organization.Apply advanced planning process principles to multiple tasks.
  • Develop methodologies and perform projections of essential elements of raw material supply, varietal mix, sizing, and quality.
  • Develop and implement methodologies to establish highest and best use of varieties and qualities to inform raw material planning and commodity sales planning.
  • Collaborate with other departments and stakeholders to identify and maintain resources needed to establish and provide an effective supply chain.
  • Develop policies to increase efficiency throughout the supply chain while ensuring quality and safety; implements subsequent changes to processes.
  • Shares knowledge and provides leadership, development to the supply chain team to leverage the system and tools to carry out the execution of the strategy that aligns with the business goals and objectives.
  • Ensures employees adhere to established best practices and proper training of staff
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Position Requirements
    • Master's degree plus 3 years of supply chain, production, operations or finance experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; or Bachelor's degree plus 5 years supply chain management, finance, supplier development, production, or operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; or High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 9 years of supply chain management finance, supplier development, production, or operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility or 12 years of supply chain experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility
    • Supervisory/managerial experience.
    • Knowledge of Six Sigma problem solving methodologies
    • 8 years or more of in operational supply chain positions (planning or supply chain information technology).
    • Strong business acumen, planning skills, and ability to effectively manage internal and external relationships.
    • Demonstrated capability in statistical analysis with Python, Minitab, R or similar
    • Experience in supply planning in an agricultural environment
    • Demonstrated supply planning expertise with enterprise planning systems such as SAP or similar ERP.
    • Proven track record of cross-functional project management leadership.
    • Skilled at managing multiple priorities with the flexibility to adjust as needed.
    • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills (listening, written, verbal).
    • A proven track record of collaboration, delivering results, and influencing decisions across the organization.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
      • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with a proven ability to create and maintain positive working relationships with vendors, suppliers, shippers, and customers is required.
      • Embrace curiosity for why - challenge the status quo and seeking continuous improvement in Supply Chain practices
      • Strong supervisory and leadership skills is required.

        The pay for this role in the state of California ranges from $126,086 - $163,913 and is based on the position responsibilities and geographic location. Actual pay within this range may be determined based on candidate's experience, qualifications and/or other determining factors.

        Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

        ofi provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at:

        At ofi, we celebrate our diversity. Olam Americas LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Keywords: Olam Americas, Inc., Fresno , Senior Manager Supply Chain, Professions , Fresno, California

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