Customer Supply Chain Manager
Company: Danone North America
Posted on: March 14, 2019
Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.Danone North America is looking for aManager, Customer Collaboration - Natural/E-Commerce/Impulse/Frozen in Broomfield.The Manager, Customer Collaboration will be a contributor to profitable business growth by maximizing product availability and optimizing cost-to-serve through collaboration with customers in the Natural/E-Commerce/Impulse/Frozen Channels and our internal partners.This position will cultivate and leverage internal and external relationships with the objective of optimizing supply chain processes which result in tangible improvements that differentiate Danone North America with our customers and shoppers. The role will have accountability for understanding the specific needs of the assigned channels and leading solution development with customers that will drive volume, reduce waste/cost, and create sustainable competitive advantage.This position will be the central owner of supply chain collaboration with assigned customers as well as with internal partners including sales, distribution, transportation, manufacturing, finance, and supply chain planning. Key deliverables will be focused on driving growth and reducing cost to serve.Responsibilities: Lead the investigation and understanding of forecast-to-shelf supply chain processes with identified customers and diagnose opportunities for improvement and value creation.Connect and build relationships with customers, understand their business models, and influence key decision makers to initiate collaboration with Danone North America.Provide internal partners including Supply Chain and Sales leadership with insights and perspective on each customer's operating model.Utilize customer data to prepare and present recommendations that drive key sales initiatives (such as new item management, promotion execution, space and assortment optimization, etc.)Design and deliver product flow solutions and process improvements which balance Danone North America's investment/cost with increased sales and waste reduction.Evaluate customer specific requests for supply chain services and align the value proposition with internal partners.Partner with order management and analytics teams to build a robust and complete understanding of each customer's operation.Own the supply chain collaboration process by cultivating the match between each customer's operating strategy and Danone North America's internal capabilities.Deliver targeted KPIs with assigned customers as determined by supply chain priorities. Preferred Candidate Qualifications:• Bachelor's Degree required with minimum of 8 years of related work experience• Ability to travel 20-25% of time• Complete understanding of Supply Chain and retail/distributor channels knowledge• Demonstrated ability to lead within cross-functional teams• Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills• Strong communication skills and salesmanship• Ability to maneuver strategically through the organization to get the job done• Self motivated and results oriented.• Technical proficiency desired in Microsoft Office Suite, SAP, MicroStrategyNon-Essential:• Refrigerated and / or perishable supply chain experience• Familiarity with supply chain best practices in other industries• Knowledge of customer behavior & related inefficienciesDanone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices inWhite Plains, NYandBroomfield, CO.For more information, please visit DanoneNorthAmerica.com .Danone North Americais an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdfNearest Major Market: DenverJob Segment: Manager, SAP, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain Manager, ERP, Management, Technology, OperationsAPPLY NOW
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