General Mills, Inc.
Berkeley, CA, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Jun 04, 2020
The Annie\u2019s brand is seeking an energetic Brand Planner to support the Triple B Operating Unit mission of People, Planet, and Profit! Dive into the supply chain world of project management, and don\u2019t forget to bring your flip-flops.
The Annie\u2019s Brand Planner role works cross-functionally with Supply Chain in Berkeley, Minneapolis, Canada, and Mumbai to manage product launches, discontinuations, promotions, and packaging transitions. The Brand Planner owns raw material budgets and communication of project and financial risk as needed.
As a member of the Annie\u2019s Supply Chain team, you will provide operational support and business process execution in collaboration with the entire brand team to assist in developing new products, executing promotions and driving results that help ensure business success. You will interact closely with a cross-functional group of internal partners including Marketing, Sales, R&D, Sourcing, and Manufacturing. You will also interact with external plants and suppliers to execute with excellence.
This role will be located at the Annie\u2019s office in Berkeley, CA and does offer relocation of household goods only.
In this role you will:
Manage the Product Life Cycle
Develop Logistics operational plans for new product introductions & promotions
Partner with cross-functional teams to support product reformulations, seasonal items, and new product development.
Coordinate product discontinuances while minimizing costs and waste.
Liaison between project teams and logistics cross-functional teams (demand planning, scheduling, customer service, etc.)
Manage Material Flow
Manage the setup, ordering, and flow of new materials in our ERP systems (SAP) to support plant production.
Support marketing and sales plans for promotional materials in market
Coordinate communications with plants, vendors and sourcing regarding packaging and promotions
Own raw material budgets and track to targets monthly to reduce waste.
Monitor critical trend reports and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Oversee system maintenance of logistics data and settings
Provide leadership using Continuous Improvement tools to standardize and sustain project management processes. Ensure processes deliver flawless end-to-end supply chain execution.
3 years of relevant experience
Strong Computer Skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, SAP)
Strong organizational skills and attention to details
Demonstrated willingness to learn new systems
Build effective relationships with people at all levels
Effectively present information in a variety of settings: one-on-one, small group discussion, and large group meetings
Ability to influence and collaborate to improve process and results
Communication differing points-of-view in ways that encourage constructive change and accomplish group goals
Understand the concerns of cross-functional peers and effectively communication risk / opportunities to all affected parties
Positive and collaborative attitude and cares about doing good for the world
General Mills, Inc.
Website : http://www.generalmills.com