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Ag Ops Supply Planner

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Date: Jun 3, 2021

Location: US

Company: Bonduelle

What if your job had a real impact? 

By joining Bonduelle, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, others, and the planet. You will play an active part in our mission: "inspire the transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people's well-being and planet health". Bonduelle is a family-run company of 14,600 people which provides over 100 countries with vegetables. 

Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads and meal solutions with our own brands: Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts® and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™. Join us at Bonduelle to start an adventure where people come first and contribute to a better future through plant-based food!

 

Position Summary:

This role is responsible for all aspects of Order Management, Order Entry, and Purchase Orders. Monitors and proactively manages inventory position on all raw materials for each Ready Pac Plant/Warehouses. Ensures replenishment timing and quantity on order are appropriate. Coordinates with Bonduelle Fresh Americas/Ready Pac facility supply planning and Harvest Planning to ensure supply and quality. Works with Logistics to ensure proper execution of freight moves. This role is positioned to provide key supply chain communication to senior managers and executives within Bonduelle Fresh Americas.

 

Primary Duties

% of Time

Raw Product Planning

45%

Daily Reporting and data entry

25%

Quality, Food Safety, and Harvest Support

15%

Crop Manager and supplier support and relations

15%

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years of procurement and supply chain experience
  • Must have a strong understanding of the row crops seasonal transition, forecasting, and harvest coordination
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities 
  • Proficient in the use of a computer, JD Edwards, G Suite, Microsoft suite 

 

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinates with regional supply planning teams to ensure consistent quality and a smooth flow of product and information
  • Work in coordination with Crop Managers ensuring field quality and supply to provide the best service to our customers
  • Ensure accurate projections and harvest scheduling in conjunction with crop management team
  • Interact with other department leaders to facilitate the coordination of work (Food Safety, Quality, Manufacturing Plants, Harvest)
  • Lead projects to improve internal efficiencies and provide direct benefits to our customers.
  • Assist, as required, in customer meetings and tours to support company growth
  • Collaborate with the Ag Ops management team to develop and implement projects and seasonal growing plans that promote operational efficiencies and due cost savings

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Display leadership, provide guidance and promote a team environment within the department.
  • A proven ability to work cross-functionally with a bias for action to ensure work is completed in a timely and efficient manner. 
  • The candidate must be organized, self-motivated, and have the ability to work alone for extended periods of time
  • Record and report out harvest, yield, quality, and supply information 
  • Monitor work activities to ensure adherence to safety regulations 
  • A passion for learning and a craving to work in a fun culture

Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or bfa-info@bonduelle.com.