Building a Better Plant-Based Future together

North America Supply Chain Transformation Manager

North America Supply Chain Transformation Manager

 

Location:  Hackensack, NJ or New Century, Kansas

 

About us!

All of us at Upfield are foodies. We are passionate about helping our consumers to lead healthy, happy lives, through plant-based products that taste delicious. From our offices to our manufacturing sites, our talented Associates around the world inspire us to succeed as a business. With headquarters in Amsterdam, we sell our products in over 95 countries and we have 17 sites manufacturing spreads throughout the world. 3,500 Upfield Associates work to produce high-quality, great tasting products.

 

We are on a mission to help people eat healthy and to reduce carbon footprint through the power of plants! If you would like to join us, read on! 

 

The role

As part of our Operations Transformation team you will be exposed to the strategic challenges of the largest plant- based company in the world. We will ask you to take ownership and tracking  of these Projects by identifying the issues, construct solutions and present them to the senior levels of our organization. We expect you to feel comfortable with data driven business cases and intellectual creativity that lead to a sustainable footprint of our company!

 

In this role, among others, you will be

  • Identifying acquisition targets (i.e. proactively scouting for attractive opportunities)
  • Assessing and reviewing acquisition targets from a Supply Chain operations standpoint, working with the M&A team
  • Working as PMO for acquisitions (identify synergies, set-up operations future-proof footprint, org structure)
  • Working as PMO for ad-hoc Supply Chain projects (e.g. brownfield, site closure/site opening)
  • Building ad hoc supply chain footprint analysis
  • Presenting findings to Upfield’s leadership

 

What can we offer you?

  • High exposure to the Chief Operations Officer and rest of the Supply Chain organization’s leadership
  • Part of a highly motivated team, working in a fast-paced environment and contributing to the transformation of the largest plan- based company in the world
  • A unique job, incomparable to others, with a truly global scope and a variety of challenges
  • Strong package

 

Skills/ Experience/ Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Economics. MBA a plus.
  • Proven people/project leadership throughout your academic career (on- or off- campus)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a results-oriented, challenging environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Ability to give/receive constructive feedback
  • Willingness to travel often

 

Mission Statement
At Upfield our purpose is clear …… Making people healthier and happier with great-tasting, healthy and natural plant-based products which are good for our planet!

 

Culture
We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

If you are an entrepreneur at heart and have a passion for winning, and would like to join us, apply online

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