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Sr. Director of Commercialization, Snacks

Company: Campbell Soup Company
Location: Camden
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Since 1869 we've connected people through food they love. Our history was created by remarkable people, ideas, and innovations. It serves as inspiration and foundation for our future success. We're proud to be stewards of amazing brands that people trust. We foster a culture of belonging where people come first, and diversity is embraced. And we live our values, always, while setting the highest standards for performance.Here, you will make a difference every day. You will be part of a dynamic, collaborative, and competitive team. You will be supported to build a rewarding career with opportunities to grow, innovate and inspire. Make history with us.What role will you play? How will you make history with Campbell's? Apply today!General Summary The Sr. Director, Commercialization is responsible for the successful commercialization of new products, capacity expansion, and cost savings initiatives that will deliver both top and bottom line results in line with the Snacks Strategic Plan and AOP. The Sr. Director partners with Innovation to lead the Portfolio Management Review and plays a critical role in divisional strategic planning. The Sr. Director leads a team which drives the end to end execution of projects from idea conceptualization to benefits tracking by planning, executing, and delivering multi-functional initiatives supported by cross functional partners such as Consumer & Customer Insights, Marketing, Sales, R&D, Finance, Engineering, Procurement, Planning, Materials Management, Quality, Process Safety, Customer Supply Chain, and Manufacturing.Principal Responsibilities Thought-leader to drive best practices within the Portfolio Management Review (PMR) - This is the first Integrated Business Planning step, which is critical to ensure decisions are made to enable a rich pipeline of initiatives ready to deliver strategic goals sufficiently with the appropriate balance of resources.Partners with the CMO, R&D, and Supply Chain leadership and provides input into monthly and annual operating plan (AOP) - This is a critical step in the monthly and annual executive IBP process. Responsibility includes influencing and enabling business decisions to maximize corporate goals inclusive of highlighting trade-offs and options for consideration.Leads the Stage Gate governance model - For deciding on projects and conducts monthly innovation reviews to ensure critical stakeholder input is considered.Drives standard commercialization process across divisions to optimize processes, manage risk and to deliver against commercialization success metrics:Identifies constraints, risks & opportunities, and provides recommendations and guidance of tradeoffs for effective decision making to leaders and P&L owners.Ensures project management tools and forums are in place (standard project timelines, scope outlines, action registers, technical risk assessments, etc.) to ensure success.Responsible for the continuous improvement of commercialization processes, tools, and capabilities through routine lessons learned and tracking to deliver best in class results.Provides direct project management of critical high-complexity initiatives, with hands-on mentorship and coaching for developing project/program managers as needed.Job Complexity / Scope Responsible for the Snacks Division 3 Business Units ($4+B GS) - Salty, Cookies & Crackers, and Bakeries; inclusive of commercializing products in a highly complex network, 15 manufacturing plants,
27 co-man partners.Skilled in managing complex project initiatives with ambiguity and able to synthesize the complex into simple actions and decisions to ensure success.Requires significant cross-functional partnerships to lead cross-functional teams beyond Supply Chain (including Marketing, Sales, R&D) and within Supply Chain (including Demand and Supply Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing Operations, Quality, Warehouse, Transportation, and Customer Supply Chain).Deep understanding of the Supply Chain including demand, supply, customer planning, logistics and warehousing, manufacturing, systems, & processes how they impact the end to end supply chain.Requires initiative to independently interpret business direction, understand business and capital constraints, and create alignment between the business and functions on priorities of initiatives.Influencing skills, political savvy, strategic and organizational agility; must be able to effectively interface with and influence people on both strategic and tactical issues.Process management, managing and measuring work and driving organization change.Ability to interpret and adjust to situations that involve conflicting goals, excellent facilitation and conflict resolution skills and the ability to motivate people through collaborative skills.Managerial courage, timely decision making, decision quality and drive for results.Strategic thinking capability with a proven record of creating vision and driving change.Strong business and financial acumen requiredJob Specifications Bachelor's Degree required.Related technical field or equivalent experience in a similar role including engineering, supply chain, project management or commercialization.A minimum of 15 years of relevant experience; including Supply Chain cross-functional roles (planning, manufacturing /co-manufacturing, procurement, engineering, commercialization, and/or project management).Solid knowledge of the end to end Supply Chain including Food Manufacturing Processes, Co-Manufacturing partners, Planning and Logistics, Engineering of systems, R&D, Commercialization, QA and Food Safety Systems.Strong demonstrated understanding of profit and loss, make versus buy analysis, and total delivered cost.Strong demonstrated knowledge of business and resource planning and program management.Compensation and Benefits:The target base salary range for this full-time, salaried position is between$125,500-$209,300Individual base pay depends on work location and additional factors such as experience, job-related skills, and relevant education or training. Total pay may include other forms of compensation. In addition, we offer competitive health, dental, 401k and wellness benefits beginning on the first day of employment. Please ask your Talent Acquisition Partner for more information about our total rewards package.The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion, or any other classification protected by law.In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Keywords: Campbell Soup Company, Camden , Sr. Director of Commercialization, Snacks, Executive , Camden, New Jersey

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