External Manufacturing Analyst - Co-manufacturing
Oak Brook, IL 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Supply Chain Management

Job Posting Title:

External Manufacturing Analyst - Co-manufacturing

Job Description:

TreeHouse Foods operates a global supply chain that produces, distributes and sells products across a complex network of company owned facilities, third party logistics partners, co-packers, co-manufacturers and suppliers to support $4B in revenue.

The External Manufacturing Analyst will support the External Manufacturing Managers and Director in executing routine tasks. This person will play a key support role within our external manufacturing relationships and in the development and implementation of key commercialization activities.

Position Responsibilities:

By fulfilling the main mission of this role, you will contribute to TreeHouse Foods' enterprise strategy by delivering shareholder value through Commercial and Operational Excellence.

  • Collaborate with S&OP and external manufacturing locations to investigate invoice discrepancies and assist in resolving issues
  • Collaborate with external manufacturing locations, Ex-man Managers, and Finance to set-up, update, and maintain material costs in ERP systems (SAP, LX, etc.)
  • Develop, maintain and audit product costing templates (cost cards)
  • Assist with commercialization of new vendors, items, contracts, pricing
  • Ensures inventory cycle counts of TreeHouse owned materials at external locations are completed and necessary reconciliations occur
  • Department lead for quarterly slow moving / obsolete inventory management process (SLOBS)
  • Liaison with Finance for AOP budgeting process
  • Initiate PO's to suppliers (samples, packaging write-offs, equipment, etc.) as required the duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list of all tasks
  • Additional tasks and duties may be assigned from time to time

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • 3-5 years previous experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Exposure and understanding of Supply Chain and other business disciplines (supply planning, procurement, operations, logistics, etc.)
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently (well organized)
  • Strong problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess continuous improvement mindset
  • Proficient to Expert with SAP (required)
  • Strong computer skills with heavy data manipulation focus (i.e. Excel)

Travel Requirements: Ability to travel (Less than 10%)

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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