[GGO-887] | Supply Chain Integration, Project Manager - Manufacturing

[GGO-887] | Supply Chain Integration, Project Manager - Manufacturing

14 Sep
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Ferrara
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Vishākhapatnam

14 Sep

Ferrara

Vishākhapatnam

Position Summary



Overview: This is a very exciting time to join Ferrara Candy Company, a US subsidiary of a multibillion dollar global confectionary manufacturer, Ferrero Rocher. Ferrero and Ferrara have acquired a $1Bn Nestle confectionary business and are in the process of integrating the 3 businesses. Further, the company recently announced the purchase of a portion of Kellogg’s North American snacks business including Keebler and Famous Amos cookies - a deal valued at $1.3Bn - that will create more opportunities for complex integration and expansion. Ferrara is looking for a Project Manager to own and coordinate critical integration initiatives related to manufacturing execution, plant maintenance,

quality management and supply planning integration while collaborating with senior and executive management. Candidates should have a good understanding of the processes connected to manufacturing such as procurement, supply planning, and outbound logistics processing. This highly visible role will be the focal point for designing and implementing the next generation of supply chain capabilities that will enable a platform for continued growth and success. Responsibilities: Work across multiple organizations to identify gaps in process alignment, recommend best practices, and build a harmonized future state design that meets the requirements of all stakeholders Deeply understand the business and each operational function to become an authoritative advisor and the source of holistic perspective on the future SC capabilities Collaborate with the central PMO and functional owners to translate strategic objectives into a project roadmap (people/ process/ systems) and develop tangible project plans with specific milestones, deliverables, dependencies and associated RACI matrices Facilitate articulation and documentation of detailed process and IT requirements by functional owners Provide full transparency into progress across all projects through robust status updates and reporting Maintain a healthy balance achieving business objectives and ensuring accountability while promoting collaborative and friendly environment. Effectively anticipate, avoid or effectively manage potential conflicts. Provide comprehensive project management support Qualifications: Experience: 3+ years of project management experience with a large consumer products or food manufacturing company, or a consulting firm specializing in post M&A; or supply chain systems integration In-depth, expert knowledge on logistics functions and experience designing and documenting processes in these areas; knowledge in related supply chain functions is also highly valuable General knowledge of integrated ERP systems; SAP experience is a plus Demonstrated track record of managing complex cross-functional projects involving business process redesign and/ or development of new capabilities through replacement or upgrade of IT systems and infrastructure Strong command of project management tools and techniques and their practical application Ability to summarize and present information effectively to senior leaders and help them make strategic decisions while considering the impacts across the organization History of working effectively in a fast-paced environment while managing parallel work streams and priorities with multiple stakeholders and aggressive time lines Skills and Education: Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Supply Chain Management/ Business Administration with focus on SCM or project management / Industrial Engineering Exceptional project management skills (PMP certification and experience with Microsoft Project is a plus) and strong conceptual thinking Familiarity with corporate governance and organizational behavior models. Strong persuasion and conflict management skills Excellent time management, communication, and presentation skills Familiarization with SAP production planning, detailed scheduling, quality management and supply planning integration is preferable Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred Strong experience in standard office tools such as PowerPoint and Excel; ability to quickly summarize and extrapolate conclusions from large data sets

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