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Tyson Foods, Inc.

Senior Manager Contract Manufacturing

Tyson Foods, Inc. - Chicago, IL

POSITION SUMMARYResponsible for management of multiple third-party manufacturing facilities. This individual need to have a general management mindset and goes above and beyond to get the job done. Deep understanding in the manufacturing processes at these Co-Mans and understands how production performance ties to the financials & cost models. Accountable for COGS in the P&L, innovation feasibility and commercialization of new products. Responsible for all aspects of the day to day management of the co-manufacturing supply base, including the management of new product launches, sourcing/exiting co-mans & suppliers, creating contracts for all new/existing co-manufacturers, assisting and developing annual category plans, establishing annual budgets, resolving capacity constraint areas, delivering year over year cost saving goals, establishing KPI metrics at critical co-manufacturers, developing category strategies and monitoring the financials at each co-manufacturer and component suppliers. Strong analytics and project management skills are a must in this role which requires excellent communication and leadership skills. Essential Duties:
Third party contract development, negotiation & execution
Knowledge of Food Safety and Quality Assurance standards with adherence to USDA and FDA guidelines
Third party performance and P&L management
Understand all aspects of contract manufacturers’ production results & financials
Collaborate with production schedulers to provide accurate supply & capacity outlook while taking Crewing of production lines & capabilities into consideration
Establish Key Performance Indicators to track third party performance
Sourcing and commercializing innovation products at third party manufacturing facilities
Industry knowledge of food processing landscape with strategic relationships across major categories, ability to influence decision and operate in a matrix environment.
REQUIREMENTS:Education: Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.Experience: 8 years’ work experience. 4 ( ) years in contract manufacturing or related field required. This position requires that candidates have food manufacturing experience.Communication Skills: Requires both strong verbal and written communication skills.Computer Skills: Proficient with MS Office; SAP preferredSpecial Skills: CPG experience in finance analysis with significant cross functional project management, ability to thrive in a fast paced environment & communicate at a high level across function and must be a quick study, proven ability to manage change, ability to work in a matrix environment and strong decision maker.Supervisory Skills: Demonstrates leadership in one or more of the following areas: Procurement, supply chain, operations, engineering, finance or R&D.Travel: 25% of the time*LI-MR1

Job Requirements
The primary location is Chicago, IL. Springdale, AR may be considered.

3 days 18 hours ago

Tyson Foods, Inc.


Senior Manager Contract Manufacturing Tyson Foods, Inc. - Chicago, IL, United States


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
Tyson Foods, Inc., founded in 1935 with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world's largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and a member of the S&P 500. The company produces a wide variety of protein-based and prepared food products and is the recognized market leader in the retail and foodservice markets it serves. Tyson provides products and services to customers throughout the United States and more than 90 countries. The company has approximately 115,000 Team Members employed at more than 400 facilities and offices in the United States and around the world. Through its Core Values, Code of Conduct and Team Member Bill of Rights, Tyson strives to operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its shareholders, customers and Team Members. The company also strives to be faith-friendly, provide a safe work environment and serve as stewards of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it.