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Automation Implementation Co-op in Atlanta, GA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 6/21/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Less than 1 year
  • Date Posted:
    6/21/2022
  • Job ID:
    req26883

Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

Coops work individually and in groups with local management teams to improve the supply chain operational efficiency of targeted distribution centers and plants. The team is also responsible for deploying supply chain technology and works closely with internal and external software/hardware development teams to develop the most efficient processes. Operational areas of focus include but are not limited to shipping, transportation, inventory management, materials handling equipment, process automation and facility design.

Key Job Responsibilities:
Collect, analyze, and interpret operational data to create and implement lasting efficiency and/or quality improvement solutions.
Support new facility openings ensuring the most efficient layout and proven best practices are in place and followed.
Deploy and train users on supply chain technology
Document, present and train on best practices.
Use project management principles for planning, scheduling, executing, and controlling all projects.
Measure results and success rates of initiatives through use of Key performance indicators.
Contribute to and help maintain SOP’s and the identification of best practices.

Job Requirements

Key Behavioral Competencies:
Strong analytical skills
Strong communication/presentation skills to articulate recommendations for changes
Ability to lead/contribute in a cross-functional team environment
Innovative out-of-the-box thinking skills to drive transformational change
80% travel required. Some weekends.

Education and Work History:
Pursuing a BS Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain Management, IT or related field
Competent user of the MS Office Suite
Capable of interacting with all organization levels; ranging from entry level Associates to Bimbo’s Senior Leadership Management team with an ability to thrive in a team environment.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:

  • All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electric energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with Invenergy
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency 
  • We have 18 ENERGY STAR® Certified facilities
  • Our Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill
  • Over 1500 of our vehicles utilize alternative fuel – propane, compressed natural gas, electric, or hybrid
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.