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Sr Analyst, Supply Chain in Charlotte, NC at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 7/22/2022

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    Charlotte, NC
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    3-5 years
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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.


Position Summary:  

The Senior Analyst/Analyst Supply Chain is responsible for work with functional leaders across the East Business Unit to ensure the accurate and complete capture of productivity and process changes for projects are realized. This role will work cross functionally with Sales, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing leaders.  As a member of the East Business Unit team this person will coordinate closely with project leaders to capture business results.

This position is a remote role- Candidate must be located anywhere in the East Coast, preferably in the North Carolina, South Carolina or Georgia area.

Key Job Responsibilities:

•      Work with Supply Chain Technology, Commercial, IT, Finance and other cross-functional stakeholders to:

•       Work as member of a team implementing and scaling business standards and models across the business unit

•       Deep dive project impacts within BU in order to capture planned and unplanned productivity and expenses.

•       Work with finance counterparts to ensure accurate accounting of project expenses and productivity

•      Work with Business Unit partners in developing business proposals for complex multi-site projects with multiple areas of productivity

•      Coordinate with BU productivity counterpart to drive East BU cross-functional projects and enabling projects. 

•       Partner with local teams to develop and scale processes focused on order quantity and frequency as well as portfolio management. 

•       Lead a team focused on driving transportation efficiencies and developing best practices to drive great safety, cost, and service performance through the transportation network.

•      Responsible for Productivity agenda and programs for Agile Supply Chain projects in the East BU

•       Focuses on product carrier, Distribution processes, and Path to Market efficiencies

•       Support distribution processes driving efficiency in bakeries, DCs, and Sales Centers

•       Lead change management efforts in the facilities

•      Work with regional and corporate counterparts to develop and scale KPI dashboards focused on Safety, Service, and Efficiency across the Supply Chain

•      Partner with BU Distribution and Manufacturing Leadership to plan and implement safety, service and cost programs that deliver world class results

•      Work as a member of the East Supply Chain team to support implementation of new software and hardware through the Supply Chain

•      Partner with Transport managers and 3PLs to improve operational visibility and support complexity reduction to improve cost and service improvement.

Job Requirements

Key Behavioral Competencies:

•      Ability to exchange complex information effectively to reach agreement in ambiguous or difficult situations.

•      Ability to build strong business relationships and collaborate cross-functionally.

•      Ability to establish objectives, ownership of work, and accountability for results.

•      Ability to comprehend and communicate complex information to various stakeholders.

•      Ability to communicate and interact with senior and front-line leaders to build alignment and communicate findings

•      Ability to learn complexities and needs of Sales, Finance, Distribution, and Manufacturing as well as other functional business teams.


Education and Work History:

•      Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or related field.

•      At least 3 years of related and varied experience in Supply Chain Operations and / or Strategy

•      A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted (under education and experience)

•      Experience developing and implementing complex solutions

•       Cost/P&L analyses

•       Assist in preparing business cases; applying activity-based costing; using output from statistical, simulation, and optimization tools

•       Facilitating problem solving using variety of methodologies

•       Applying methodologies to understand, anticipate, mitigate risk

•      Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization.

•      Experience using Microsoft Office tools and software such as Microsoft Office

•      Experience with AS400 mainframes and Oracle databases is a plus

•      Ability to travel, visit facilities/sales centers/distribution centers within the business unit.

•      Strong analytic skills, financial literacy, and attention to detail.

•      Must be able to plan & accomplish goals with limited supervision.

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.  (after all requirements)

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.