A mutually rewarding experience.
Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there's more to being in business than just making a profit. That's the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.
Because it's never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It's about how you can grab everything that's within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It's about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we'll all be a little better off. It's that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.
About Mars, Incorporated
Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world's best-loved brands: M&M's®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN'S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.
Manage inbound material procurement process in SAP P12 system. Maintain proper inventory of raw materials to support daily production and manage site inventory levels within targeted goals. Manage aged inventory and SOI conversion process. Communicate daily with suppliers, Mars Commercial and plant operations. Additional duties include management of various site facility needs to include office and production supply ordering, uniform vendor management and facility grounds maintenance.
SAP MRP process
Inventory Management to include SOI conversion process
Quality and Food Safety requirements
Communicate and Escalate supply concerns and manage resolution
Context and Scope:
Coordinate daily with Production Planning, Operations, Shipping and Receiving and QA to ensure sufficient raw materials are available to meet production demands. Ensure SAP POs are entered in a timely manner and manage lead times and safety stock. Communicate and escalate shortage of supply concerns and work to resolution. Manage aged inventory and returns as needed. Participate and lead assigned MSE / Continuous Improvement efforts. Additionally, support the site with Facility needs such as cleaning crew, uniform service, and grounds maintenance management.
Education & Professional Qualifications:
Undergraduate degree preferred in business or related field; or equivalent work experience in MRP and Inventory Control
Knowledge & Experience:
2+ years experience in raw material planning for food manufacturing. SAP and Excel knowledge is required.
Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.
Nearest Major Market: Chicago
Job Segment: ERP, Scheduler, SAP, Quality Assurance, Technology, Administrative, Customer Service