Procurement Specialist- Warehouse Logistics - #1687303

CONAGRA


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Chicago, IL
Contract type: Full time

Reporting to the Manager of Warehouse Procurement, You'll develop and implement strategies for the categories supporting Conagra's Refrigerated & Frozen and Grocery & Snacks Logistics Network. You will be responsible for a $75M spend and predominantly focused on identifying savings opportunities in the pallet, spotting and shuttling spaces that tie into the logistics and warehousing procurement strategies. You'll help define and lead RFx events, assessing market indexes, performing bid and quote analyses, supporting operations stakeholders and reporting financial performance within categories using the established procurement policy.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage categories to help mitigate potential supply and quality issues

  • Provide support for sourcing materials or services, savings projects, and procurement strategies.

  • Analyze data to ensure adequate supply at competitive market prices

  • Provide support to Logistics Operations group

  • Provide forecasts and additional analysis on topics such as inflation, external market activity and supplier/industry insights

  • Utilize digital tools, such as SAP, Jaggaer, Docusign CLM to support sourcing and contracting activities

  • Monitor vendor quality and service performance with internal customers. Champion corrective actions and quality improvement initiatives with facilities, quality assurance, R&I and suppliers

  • Lead and implement process improvements (savings), while ensuring contracts are being followed by suppliers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required

  • 2+ years in Purchasing, Supply Chain, Commodity Trade or Finance roles

  • Data Analysis experience

  • Experience using SAP or comparable ERP system

  • Experience with Excel - intermediate level

  • Minimal travel required for onsite supplier meetings/site visits/team meetings (~15%)

  • In the office Tuesday - Thursday

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Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
  • Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
  • Balance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye, Marie Callender's, Banquet, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, Reddi-wip, and Vlasic, and emerging brands, including Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

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