Associate Director - US Log Ops Development Continuous Improvement - 1902904
East Hanover, NJ, USA
Mondelez International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 160 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 90,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That's who we are.
Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.
Customer Service & Logistics (CS&L) is where you'll integrate our end-to-end demand-driven supply chain. Working "from farm to shelf," you'll connect plants with customers to deliver best-in-class service in the most efficient way. Your goal will be to have the right products, at the right time, and with the right quantity and quality on the shelf.
The CS&L Log Ops Development CI role will lead the development and execution of strategic initiatives and productivity program across Distribution & Transportation, by developing a systematic approach to provide a competitive advantage in the industry and amongst our peers, enabling the execution of the NA growth agenda.
The CS&L Log Ops Development leader is responsible for delivering productivity year over year while balancing revenue growth, margin and cash flow; Understanding industry trends, external best practices, marketplace dynamics and Customers' changing supply chain needs and priorities. This role will work closely across the Log Ops Development leads and Global capability/IL6S teams. Critical to this role is the development and ownership of improving our metrics, identifying gaps and providing solutions to improve our day to day performance across Distribution & Transportation. This role has high visibility in the organization and will sit in Strategy and ISC led forums. Internal Benchmarking & best practice sharing.
This role will also be responsible for the traceability & inventory compliance for our US Logistics processes & locations
Lead major initiatives in our Network to deliver in year productivity for Distribution & Transportation. Develops roadmap, prioritizes current initiatives and guarantee excellence in execution all the way to savings realization (Delivery guidelines, Logistics Incentives, warehouse and Transportation productivity, etc) to guarantee sufficiency and maximum return
Understands losses in our Network and develop programs over our strategic plan to deliver in year-AC for Distribution & Transportation. Assesses operational and strategic operations productivity opportunities (including collaborating with Sales Strategy), perform gap assessment and develop plans to ensure MDLZ is at a cost competitive advantage vs industry and viewed by our Customers as best in class for logistics operations.
Implements common tools and methods to drive quicker, more transparent, and data based business decisions by mastering the CI tools and methods. Acts as a change agent to ensure significant process improvement with positive financial impact. Collaborates with our Capability team on SOPs to ensure losses are prevented after implementation of projects
Responsible for continuous assessment of additional needs, including quality & compliance, which includes but not limited to reducing waste through damage reduction , traceability of our products.
5 Direct Reports
University degree, supply chain related desired
Min 10 yrs experience
Strong path of experience in managing large CS&L / ISC organization, both on operational and central (strategy) level
Translate business strategies into business objectives, envision possibilities
Strong problem solving skills, especially with complex business issues
Strong analytical skills, solid IL6S experience
Excellent interpersonal, communications and presentation skills, influencing others
Ability to gain alignment in a large, complex organization
Must demonstrate effective business maturity
Ability to travel 10%
Drive for results
Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.
Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.
Mondelēz International was born in 2012, but you can trace the products we make today back to the 18th century. Join nearly 100,000 employees across the world and you’ll see how we combine the energy, hunger and agility of a new company with the heritage and resources of a large organization.
Mondelēz International is renowned for its delicious snacks. We’re #1 globally in biscuits, chocolate and candy and #2 in gum. Hardly surprising – our legendary brands names such as Oreo, Cadbury, Nabisco, Tang, Trident, Halls, Milka, LU and belVita simply roll off the tongue.