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Manager of Procurement Energy

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Omaha
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of Commodity Risk Management, you will negotiate, procure and manage the administration of energy contracts for our manufacturing and office locations. - You'll organize and execute energy RFP processes from end to end identifying different cost savings initiatives. - - -As a member of the Procurement team, you will have the opportunity to provide an advisory role in support of Conagra's sustainability initiatives.Position Responsibilities

  • Manage the enterprise wide procurement of natural gas across multiple plants and platforms.
  • Manage procurement of electricity in deregulated markets for multiple plants and platforms.
  • Identify, develop, and implement natural gas project/programs that create cost savings or value-added services.
  • Work with operating groups to track and evaluate accounts and projected needs.
  • Schedule supply flow with suppliers, interstate pipelines, and local utilities.
  • Forecast, nominate, and balance volumes while minimizing daily/monthly balancing penalties and cash outs.
  • Develop category sourcing and risk management strategies.
  • Issue written and verbal RFPs for supply, storage and transportation. Bundle usage to maximize opportunities, analyze service offerings based on economics, reliability, service, and energy standards.
  • Communicate with the Director of Commodity Risk Management to ensure adequate financial hedging coverage.
  • Research and analyze local distribution companies and pipeline tariffs for potential opportunities and risks.
  • Manage the status of projects, including future, scheduled, in-progress, and completed.
  • Provide advisory role and support in aiding to meet Conagra's Scope 1 and Scope 2 sustainability initiatives.Position Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree required (Supply Chain Management, Finance, Economics, and Business)
    • 5+ years Procurement, Consumer Products Group, or Supply Chain experience
    • 2+ years of natural gas, energy or commodity experience
    • Work under time deadlines
    • Advanced Microsoft excel (can perform complex functions) skillsOur Modern Workplace:Conagra's culture of collaboration enhances our ability to meet critical business goals, deliver value to customers and consumers and provide you with the flexibility you need to achieve a better work-life balance. We carefully consider each role and how often each team member needs to collaborate in-person. This position requires you work from our Omaha office 3 days per week.#LI-PM2#LI-Hybrid#LI-MSLOur Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:
      • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
      • Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
      • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
      • Balance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of -North America's -leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye -, -Marie Callender's -, Banquet -, Healthy Choice -, Slim Jim -, Reddi-wip -, and Vlasic -, and emerging brands, including Angie's - BOOMCHICKAPOP -, Duke's -, Earth Balance -, Gardein -, and Frontera -.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit -.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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