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Specialist/ Analyst, Ingredients

Company: Campbell Soup Company
Location: Camden
Posted on: June 9, 2024

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. Our portfolio includes the iconic Campbell's brand, as well as Michael Angelo's, noosa, Pace, Pacific Foods, Prego, Rao's Homemade, Swanson, and V8. In our Snacks division, we have brands like Cape Cod, Goldfish, Kettle Brand, Lance, Late July, Pepperidge Farm, Snack Factory, and Synder's of Hanover. 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.General Summary: Under the guidance of the Associate Director, Ingredients, this position is currently responsible for the procurement of food grade chemicals (FGC), for all Campbell locations with an annual spend valued at over $65MM. The individual will ensure quality of materials, competitive pricing, market understanding for input materials into finished product, adherence to company policies, procurement processes and endeavors related to the operation of a proactive and strategic Global Procurement Business Unit.Primary Responsibilities:Execute and provide input for the category management strategies set by the Global Team for cost reduction or value enhancement that result in tangible benefits to the bottom line.Prepare and oversee monthly pricing projections and market conditions for all business units.Drive robust category strategies across plant networks, supply base, and align with business goals and objectives.Evaluate strategies based on changing global market conditions and provide inputs during strategic sourcing activities, including internal and external analysis and negotiations.Assess realized benefits from sourcing and develop improvement strategies and initiatives post-sourcing.Stay abreast of leading-edge purchasing techniques and champion the use of formal category management techniques and processes.Continuously improve upon personal skills - adopting continuous learning and skill development and seeking feedback.Develop cost models to understand cost drivers and price transparency across category.Develop a deep understanding of supply markets and drivers for key commodities.Develop and roll-out Supplier Relationship Management Programs (SRM) with the appropriate suppliers.Job Complexity:Responsible for over $65MM of food grade chemicals and
10 ingredient vendorsDevelopment of commodity components that drive cost within the FGC category and utilization of the commodity knowledge to support business objectives.Evaluate and purchase materials for our facilities at a competitive cost.Execute and provide input to strategy, manage and evaluate acquisition process (Sourcing, Developing and Negotiating) ensuring competitiveness and limiting the risk to Campbell Soup Company.Work with cross functional groups to develop productivity programs that deliver Enabler and Total Procurement Value (TPV) targets.Subject Matter Expert of Food Grade Chemical category specific information on spend, supplier performance, user adoption and compliance, standards and specifications and industry benchmarks.Ensure all contracts are issued timely and accurately.Promote value engineering analyses to support ongoing performance improvement and cost reduction.Development and support of global cost models for food grade chemicals to share with global associates and create best practices.Minimum Requirements:Minimum education required: bachelor's degree.Years of experience required: minimum of 1 + years of procurement and / or related supply chainPreferred Requirements:CPG industry experience, ideally Analytics or Buyer experience (category does not matter).Bachelor's degree, Supply Chain ; MBA desiredStrong written and oral communication skills, decision making/problem solving and influencing.Strategic and analytical thinkerNormal corporate office environment with global travel as required to perform dutiesCompensation and Benefits:The target base salary range for this full-time, salaried position is between$61,800-$97,800Individual 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 qualified applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, including consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, protected veteran status, disability, age, religion, or any other classification protected by law.

Keywords: Campbell Soup Company, Camden , Specialist/ Analyst, Ingredients, Professions , Camden, New Jersey

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