Inventory Flow Manager

Mondelez International, Inc. Wilkes Barre , PA 18701

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It Possible.

You will support end-to-end logistics (physical flows from plants to customers), including all warehouse, transport and co-packing operations, in terms of service, cost, health and safety, quality, food defense, sustainability, legal requirements and policies compliance. You will provide team leadership and direction for the logistics organization. In this role, you will implement logistics strategy and effectively execute operations to ensure optimum logistics solutions while supporting various routes-to-market, and balancing service and cost. You will work collaboratively with internal and external (third-party logistics vendors) business partners to ensure effective management, timely solutions and execution.

How you will contribute

You will:

  • Be accountable for warehouse, transportation, international logistics (import/export) and co-packing operations

  • Ensure the implementation of the business plan by delivering a consistent service level, adapting the supply chain to the demanding and changing customer environment and ensuring sufficient operational capacity to deliver business needs

  • Be accountable for delivering logistics operational cost budget, ensuring that best-in-class controls and governance are in place

  • Foster, initiate and lead continuous improvement programs that reduce cost and our carbon footprint and improve the service performance of the operation

  • Ensure successful project implementation

  • Select, manage and develop long-term relationships with third-party service providers

  • Ensure adherence to health and safety, quality, food defense and legal requirements and policies

  • Establish a business continuity plan for logistics operations.

  • Support best-practices sharing and adoption

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

  • Solid background in logistics with experience leading operations in an FMCG/CPG environment

  • Team leadership experience, with proven ability to build effective teams and develop people

  • Drive for results with proactive, dynamic and action orientated approach, identifying areas where business change is required and excellence in project management

  • Strong collaboration skills with strong business and financial acumen and the ability to forge senior level strategic partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Strategic thinking plus excellent presentation, communication, influencing and motivational skills

  • Strong negotiating skills with ability to negotiate in tough situations with both internal and external groups

More about this role

What you need to know about this position:

This position plays a critical role and will be focused on execution of business and logistics operations readiness for key distribution network transformation projects included in NA Strategic Plan 2022-2024.

What extra ingredients you will bring:

Knowledge/experience in supply planning, inventory deployment / network fulfillment, and logistics operations (transportation & warehousing).

Project management skills: planning complex sets of activities, organizing and coordinating diverse teams working in different locations, identifying critical paths and sequencing work to ensure deliverables and milestones.

Analytical skills: working with complex sets of data, organizing information for decision making, selecting best among several options.

Education / Certifications:

B.S. in supply chain related field (industrial engineering, transportation, logistics, operations management, etc.).

APICS certifications desirable

L6S, green-belt/black-belt certifications desirable

SAP APO certification desirable

Supply chain guru / Llamasoft experience is a plus

Job specific requirements:

English fluent

Computer/IT capability (Microsoft tools, virtual meetings tools).

Working remotely

Travel requirements:

20% to 50% of the time depending on projects and stages of implementation

Work schedule:

Regular weekday office hours (Mon-Fri).

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

The United States is the largest market in the Mondelz International family with a significant employee and manufacturing footprint. Here, we produce our well-loved household favorites to provide our consumers with the right snack, at the right moment, made the right way. We have corporate offices, sales, manufacturing and distribution locations throughout the U.S. to ensure our iconic brands-including Oreo and Chips Ahoy! cookies, Ritz, Wheat Thins and Triscuit crackers, and Swedish Fish and Sour Patch Kids confectionery products -are close at hand for our consumers across the country.

Mondelz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Job Type

Regular

Warehousing & Logistics Operations Management

Customer Service & Logistics

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Inventory Flow Manager

Mondelez International, Inc.