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Strategic Planner - Nutrition

Company: Unilever
Location: Englewood Cliffs
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Background & Purpose of the JobThis role supports North America Supply Chain Food & Ice Cream business, located in Englewood Cliffs. It reports to the Strategic Planning Manager located in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. They're an important player for the category since they will execute on the long-term Supply Chain strategies to create value for the category within the existing and future portfolio.The Strategic Planner will lead project execution and analytics through project management, data analytics, and project execution. They will also support developing sound business cases to support category growth, savings delivery and service improvement following the USLP principles and ensuring the optimal E2E network design. In addition, they will evaluate network constraints, identify improvement opportunities, review capex and technology needs, complexity reduction initiatives, and strategic project execution-all towards driving a sourcing network that's fit for our growth ambitions.This person will closely interact with Brand, Supply/Demand Planning, Factories, Finance, Procurement and R to deliver their projects and analysis.Who You Are & What You'll Do:+ You're a strategy guru: You not only understand what the sourcing network needs to be today, but more importantly what needs to be done tomorrow. You can balance multiple tradeoffs and priorities within projects to arrive at the best solution for Unilever.+ You're a dot connector: You can see the impact of project and process choices on down-stream and up-stream activities in the end-to-end supply chain.+ You love to win, and have fun doing it: We make big choices on investments and capital that have impact for years down the road. You must be bold in the recommendations, always working with a win-win mind-set in the face of set-backs. + You're a changemaker: Some of the things that work today, will not work in the future. You are often the first tackle change and will need to bring others along the journey.Key Responsibilities+ Project management: drive the strategic agenda by leading assigned project implementation across the supply chain: project management, coordination of activities, and strong stakeholder management.+ Reporting out of project progress at supply chain leadership forums and leading cross-functional project teams with the category teams locally and globally.+ Monitor the progress on the achievement of the project KPIs in Gross Margin, service, working capital, supply chain material costs, etc.+ Brainstorm, develop, and analyze project ideas, including business case analysis, defining capex, capacity planning, and cost savings for project execution.+ Perform capacity modeling for supply chain network (supply, materials, etc.) using optimization and analytical techniquesWhat You'll Need to SucceedRequired+ Project management experience+ One or more years combined experience in any of the following areas: Supply Chain planning, Manufacturing, Logistics, Engineering, R and/or Operations Research+ Clear demonstration of leadership, team commitment and influencing others without authority+ Communication abilities to all levels of the organizationPreferred+ Innovation management and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) license+ MS Project basic knowledge+ Cross functional business process, commercial, and financial acumen+ Strong presentation and public speaking capabilities+ Strong Excel and data analytics capabilitiesWhat We Can Offer You Culture for Growth (https://www.unilever.com/about/who-we-are/our-vision/) - Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits (http://www.unileverrealbenefits.com/) - Every Voice Matters (https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/the-sustainable-living-plan/enhancing-livelihoods/opportunities-for-women/upholding-diversity/) - Global Reach (https://www.unilever.com/brands/) - Unilever: Life - LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/unilever/life/b7f02351-17bd-4ffc-aaa9-2d984072cd3a/) - Strategy - Unilever (https://www.unilever.com/our-company/strategy/) - Why work for Unilever (https://www.unilever.com/careers/why-work-for-unilever/) - Careers at Unilever (https://careers.unilever.com/) - Unilever Global Website (https://www.unilever.com/) - Check Out Our Space (https://www.themuse.com/companies/unilever/office) For office-based, Research & Development, and remote positions, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment. Religious and/or medical accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ------------------------------------ Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check. If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at NA.Accommodations@unilever.com . Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses. Job Category: Supply ChainJob Type: Supply Planning SpecialistIndustry: Unilever_Experienced_Professionals

Keywords: Unilever, Yonkers , Strategic Planner - Nutrition, Other , Englewood Cliffs, New York

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