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Purchasing Team Lead Manager

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Job Description:

Smithfield Foods Purchasing Team Lead Manager in Smithfield, Virginia - Careers at (Corporate) Smithfield, VA - Support Services Skip to Main Content Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Welcome page Welcome page Returning Candidate? Log back in! Purchasing Team Lead Manager ID 2021-16257 Job Locations US-VA-Smithfield Category Purchasing Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Shift Corporate - Day Shift Job Locations US-VA-Smithfield Your Opportunity The Supply Chain team is looking for motivated professionals to facilitate the distribution of our great products to customers and consumers. These personnel can analyze production metrics against market needs in Supply & Demand Planning, focus on product transportation through Logistics, or ensure the shelves of your local grocery store are stocked by Direct Store Delivery. The Purchasing Team Lead Manager is the integrated supply professional responsible for supporting the assigned operations team in procurement activities. This role is the voice of procurement to operations and represents supply chain to the manufacturing facilities. The team lead is responsible for managing the supply base for direct and indirect purchases. Project management, problem resolution, and continuous improvement are key functions of this role. Core Responsibilities

  • Manage purchasing for the Smithfield operations team.
  • Act as the main point of contact in integrating and communications of sourcing activities.
  • Manages EDI payment failures.
  • Manage inventory and assist plants with inventory turns to achieve assigned goals.
  • Conduct cross functional plant ideation sessions.
  • Manage corrective action plans for supply shortages.
  • Lead cross functional teams as required and assist the business in sourcing requirements and changes.
  • Conduct weekly plant purchasing manager meeting to identify any issues at our facilities that need additional support.
  • Support and regularly attend cross functional Marketing, Business meetings and provides input on business strategy.
  • Support and regularly attend cross-functional R&D meetings to assist in development and implementation of new products or product changes.
  • Support and regularly attend weekly/monthly supplier update meetings.
  • Support and initiate cost savings projects impacting plants. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being p erformed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
    • Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 5+ years' relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
    • Strong planning, organization and execution skills.
    • Experience working in a Plant environment, strongly preferred
    • Strong negotiation skills.
    • Knowledge of SAP, DSP, PMDM, Esker and Blue graphics/art process, preferred.
    • Ability to make proper business decisions to ensure operations are not adversely affected.
    • Ability to communicate and express ideas clearly and concisely, in both written and verbal formats.
    • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
    • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
    • Requires travel, up to 30% of the time. Careers and Benefits To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit--smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in--Smithfield, Va.--since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly. -- " and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need.--Smithfield--boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as--Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- --and Nathan's Famous -- , among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com , and connect with us on Facebook ,-- Twitter ,-- LinkedIn --and-- Instagram . EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law. Options Apply for this job online Apply Share Refer this job to a friend Refer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Loading... Connect With Us! Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration. Application FAQs Software Powered by iCIMS
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