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Materials Associate Manager

Company: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Location: Edmond
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

We re growing our teams and business in our newly acquired manufacturing facility in Miami, Oklahoma. This former pet treats factory, bordering Kansas and Missouri sitting just over an hour away from Tulsa, OK and Springfield, MO was selected for its current and future pet treats production capabilities and shared commitment to quality and safety. We re bringing industry-leading knowledge and experience to this venture as we expand our in-house capabilities for dog and cat treat innovation and production. Are you up for the challenge?This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.The physical location for this position will be at our Miami, OK facility.As the Materials Associate Manager, you will be responsible for directly monitoring and managing ingredients and materials at the most optimal levels for the lowest cost, while seeking opportunities for continuous improvement as a leader at our Miami, OK factory. You'll work cross-functionally with plant associates and suppliers to ensure successful operations. You will execute purchasing decisions and initiate new ideas to provide lower costs through improved logistics, supplier partnerships, and energy procurement. You will also foster a safe work environment while ensuring all quality standards are met.Monitor and manage all raw and packaging materials and delivery, and associate freight rates. This includes setting up and sourcing transportation as contract terms dictate.Manage ingredient pipelines in accordance with corporate guidelinesDevise and implement strategies that ensure each product s raw material costs are at a minimumCollaborate closely with department managers to ensure that materials meet compliance standardsControl unplanned production downtime by effectively planning ingredient and packaging availabilityMonitor commodity and freight markets to be prepared in making economical purchases and decisionsStrategically collaborate and align with local and global suppliersOversee Vendor Credit Claims filing and resolution process, as well as Vendor Non-Compliance reportsComplete supplier visits in developing and continuing a good working relationship with all ingredient suppliersAnalyze and report capital improvements that would lower costsAll other duties as assigned to support business needsREQUIREMENTSHigh School Diploma or GED equivalent and 4+ years of experience in the Materials, Logistics, Purchasing, Manufacturing, or related environmentORBachelor s Degree in Business, Logistics or equivalent and 2+ years of experience in the Materials, Logistics, Purchasing, Manufacturing, or related environmentThe approximate pay range for this position is $64,000 to $96,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.Nestl offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more atAbout Us - Making an Impact - Nestle Careers (nestlejobs.com)REQUISITION ID258699Additional Field Locations:---Miami, OK---It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl home.The Nestl Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: Nestle Purina PetCare Company, Edmond , Materials Associate Manager, Professions , Edmond, Oklahoma

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