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Vice President Procurement - Indirect

Company: Sourcing Industry Group (SIG)
Location: Omaha
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Reporting to the SVP & Chief Procurement Officer you will manage Conagra's Indirect procurement activities which require broad exposure to top management within Marketing, GBIS, HR, Legal, Engineering, Plant, end-to-end Supply Chain organization, and diversity of suppliers. Responsibilities include development and implementing the Enterprise Purchasing vision for Corporate (including Marketing and IS/IT) and plant (including capital and MRO) Indirects. An understanding of industry dynamics, evolving supplier capabilities and enterprise demands is required. You will lead supplier identification, negotiation, selection, and contracting with a scope of $1.8 Billion in annualized purchases.You Will:

  • Manage the development of common procurement processes across all Indirect materials and services spend areas for $1.8 billion in annual purchasing volume
  • Lead supplier management, category strategy and cost reduction efforts while delivering supply assurance in these complex categories.
  • Communicate to team members and agreement on external customers on strategy, position, and activities.
  • Develop reporting activities for cost reduction, changing industry dynamics and project timelines.
  • Assure the service and quality requirements of ConAgra Foods are met, along with the required innovation and product improvements.
  • Provide guidance and direction in the professional development of direct and in-direct reports.
  • Work with Operating Groups/Brands to resolve all supply chain issues related to Indirect Procurement.
  • Assess new areas of enterprise leverage, including engagement with Contract Manufacturing locations.
  • Navigate diverse team member management across the full Indirect spend spectrum.You Have:
    • Bachelor's degree; MBA or advanced degree.
    • 12 + years of significant and diverse management experience in procurement or in combination with food manufacturing plant operations.
    • Ability to be a team player; use analytical and management skills to lead a diverse group forward.
    • Knowledge of the food business. Understanding of economics, technical issues and ability to perform independent value analysis.
    • Demonstrated Procurement supply chain proficiency including material requirements planning, transportation and warehousing processes and prefer working knowledge of SAP and ICIX.
    • Demonstrated strengths in relationship building, problem solving and conflict management.
    • The ability to build teams motivated to work together to achieve tangible measurable results.
    • Problem solving skills and the ability to think "outside the box".
    • An executive of unquestionable integrity, empathy, personable/open with an intense professional will, a sense of self, ambition for us and not for themselves alone.
    • Desire to approach work as a learning opportunity.
    • Project management capabilities.
    • Experience with Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets), Word, PowerPoint, and Access. SAP and Right Angle experience.Our 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 Chicago or Omaha office 4 days a week.#LI-MC1#LI-Onsite#LI-ExecutiveWe 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. - NextRoll and our advertising partners process personal data to: --- Store and/or access information on a device; --- Create a personalized content profile; --- Select personalised content; --- Personalized ads, ad measurement and audience insights; --- Product development. For some of the purposes above, our advertising partners: --- Use precise geolocation data. Some of our partners rely on their legitimate business interests to process personal data. View our advertising partners if you wish to provide or deny consent for specific partners, review the purposes each partner believes they have a legitimate interest for, and object to such processing. If you select Decline All, you will still be able to view content on this site and you will still receive advertising, but the advertising will not be tailored for you. You may change your setting whenever you see the on this site.

Keywords: Sourcing Industry Group (SIG), Omaha , Vice President Procurement - Indirect, Professions , Omaha, Nebraska

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