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Director Supply Chain Planning

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Date: Nov 14, 2022

Location: Irwindale, CA, US, CA 91706

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 person is responsible for supporting strategic manufacturing optimization programs across NAB. He/she will be part of a team of manufacturing experts that develop and implement manufacturing efficiency programs within company-owned facilities. The manufacturing optimization manager will also represent PBC manufacturing on work to look at cost opportunities in the overall blue system manufacturing network.


  • Coordinates the activities of demand and supply management, and provides direction and assistance in resolution of complex issues and potential problems related to production planning and demand management
  • Facilitate cross-functional demand and supply meetings
  • Channels continuous improvement ideas to the LT and selects suitable ones to turn into projects.
  • Manage production forecasts and supply planning from beginning to end, support timely and sufficient production, and support product launches
  • Provide training and support to staff and peer leaders
  • Participate in the development of the AOP process for manufacturing functions
  • Support capability needs and drives productivity initiatives within the manufacturing plants
  • Work with the broader Supply Chain team to develop opportunities that drive cost improvements in our manufacturing footprint.
  • Work with Global manufacturing horizontal team on implementation of Best Practice Tools within our network
  • Support plants to drive improvements on items identified in the weekly priority calls.
  • Lead training and development programs for manufacturing resources
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing operations
  • Experience in manufacturing leadership roles at cold fill plant operations
  • Ability to lead and influence groups across multiple functions
  • Experience in teaching and developing others
  • Strong analytical skills with an understanding of manufacturing KPIs
  • A proven track record of results with a bias for action
  • A passion for learning and a craving to work in a fun culture


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university with 7 to 10 years of working in demand and supply chain leadership roles
  • Skilled in PTS and Operations Dashboard
  • LSS and TPM experience

Bonduelle Fresh Americas requires its employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19, where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation. If you are unable to provide proof of vaccination, you will be required to provide proof of a COVID test on a weekly basis


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