Manager, Integrated Margin Management

Conagra Foods Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 6 months ago

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Job Summary

Integrated Margin Management (IMM) is a structured process which provides commodity and competitive insights, subsequently leading to maintaining and/or growing margin. This individual will continue to oversee and lead the roll-out of IMM capabilities that will synchronize the company's procurement and pricing strategies. They will be responsible for day to day management of the IMM process and future strategic vision of IMM program, along with three direct reports that will support in these efforts. The individual will be monitoring and sharing critical KPI's with leadership on a monthly basis. They will coordinate company-wide analyses and recommended solutions that affect brand / commodity decisions, while serving as a subject matter expert for commodities and pricing impacts across total brand portfolio. Championing the long-term strategic planning of IMM and subsequent impact on the organization is a key component of the role.

Position Responsibilities

  • Build and manage IMM capabilities across the company

  • Champion efforts to socialize IMM activities and share success stories (internally and externally)

  • Lead projects focused on improving program infrastructure and enhancing capabilities

  • Serve as subject matter expert for commodities impacts on brand / company-wide financial performance

  • Oversee commodity / pricing interdependencies and issues resolution across brand teams

  • Set, monitor and hold others accountable for IMM performance metrics

  • Ensure monthly and exception-based IMM meetings align with program expectations

  • Manage all reporting efforts with key program stakeholders and upper management

  • Oversee the performance and professional development of direct reports

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, Statistics, Mathematics or related field

  • Strong oral, written, and analytical skills

  • Strong pricing background and some experience with commodities and / or financial markets preferred

  • Demonstrated communication, collaboration, and leadership skills

  • 5+ years consumer products, pricing and / or procurement experience

  • Experience in and / or exposure to S&OP process and procedures, customer planning and / or supply planning

  • Knowledge of IRI and / or procurement software solutions (e.g., RightAngle) preferred

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Suite of tools

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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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Manager, Integrated Margin Management

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