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Finance Manager, Supply Chain
CA - Salinas

Opportunity Snapshot
Explore the many attractive opportunities presented by this position.
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Build a progressive career home at an industry leader driven by strong values
By combining your supply chain knowledge, interpersonal skills and strong numerical sense, this position offers several compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Make an impact as the business partner to the Agricultural Operations and Procurement teams who purchase the key ingredients in our products
  • Perform several core finance responsibilities such as forecasting, budgeting, decision support and analytics Quick question for you - click here
  • Play a highly visible role in a "flat" organization with heavy interaction with senior leadership  
  • Enjoy a positive, team-oriented culture where people have a good deal of autonomy and their contributions are appreciated
  • Support our mission of providing fresh, healthy foods while making a consistently positive impact on employees, communities, the environment, and customers
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance in our organization; some opportunities may require relocation or travel
Bonduelle Fresh Americas is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bonduelle (BON.PA), and home of the Ready Pac Foods brand. For over 45 years, Ready Pac Foods has been a leader in offering the most innovative fresh food products to consumers around the world. With four processing facilities throughout the U.S., we focus on fresh vegetables, salads and fresh meal solutions for the Americas. We manufacture a complete range of products featuring fresh produce and protein under the company's Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts®, elevĀte™ and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™ brands.

Pictured: Our processing facilities apply the latest global standards of food safety and quality. Using the latest technology and equipment, our goal is to ensure we only offer the highest quality products.
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Make Your Mark in a High-Profile Role as Business Partner to Important Operations Teams

The Requirements
Discover what it takes to thrive as a Finance Manager, Supply Chain at Bonduelle Fresh Americas.
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To be a good fit for the Finance Manager, Supply Chain opportunity, you will have:
  • A bachelor's degree Quick question for you - click here
  • 5+ years of relevant experience including familiarity with physical supply chains such as in the CPG industry; prior experience in the Ag industry is a plus
  • The ability to understand the supply chain process from sourcing-to-shelf, develop solutions and implement action plans
  • Computer proficiency, including:
    • Experience with ERP systems such as JDE
    • Experience with Tableau or similar reporting databases
    • Strong understanding of Excel
  • An approachable and collaborative demeanor and a pragmatic and customer-centric mindset
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to persuade others and customize messages to different audiences to maximize understanding
  • The courage to make tough decisions, challenge current processes and to deliver difficult messages with professionalism
  • A passion for learning and a craving to work in a fun culture
Pictured: Our latest line of chopped salad kits are inspired by flavors and recipes from around the world.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Reporting to the Director of Operations Finance, you will be the strategic business partner, cost champion and key contributor to the AgOps and Procurement leadership teams. You'll invest about 80% of your time in supporting the Ag sourcing team, and about 20% with the condiments sourcing team. Condiments refers to non-produce ingredients such as chicken, cheese, etc. Quick question for you - click here

Your main responsibilities will fall into three areas. In the area of Business Partnership, you will offer insights, choices and alternatives to help the Supply Chain and Procurement functions deliver or exceed their financial commitments. This will include:
  • Developing and maintaining performance reporting and decision support
  • Providing guidance on inefficiency areas (loss analysis) and recommendations
  • Supporting the monthly financial close in partnership with Supply Chain, Procurement and Accounting teams
  • Evaluating and maintaining internal controls to protect pricing and inventory accuracy
  • Documenting policies and procedures and educate colleagues
With regard to Budgeting, you'll build detailed annual budgets in concert with standards and processes determined by corporate finance. You'll also develop standard costs in concert with the Supply Chain, Procurement and Innovation & Development teams.

In the area of Forecasting, you'll create periodic estimates that incorporate known and perceived headwinds and tailwinds, including:
  • Providing insights into how demand changes, supplier costing, sourcing, yields and buffer strategies affect the P&L
  • Identifying and validating cost reduction initiatives including modeling and gross-to-net actualization for CapEx-enabled and continuous improvement projects
Pictured: Our Ready Snax® Snack Packs are the perfect snack solution at work, after school or anywhere on-the-go. Each of the nine varieties was created to curb your hunger and provide you with a boost of vitamins, all with fewer than 250 calories.
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Why Join Us
More good reasons to build a career home with us.
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Visible impact
Because we run flat, each employee has the chance to move the needle. You'll take over solid processes, but we're also open to great ideas and best practices you might bring. In addition, you can expect to present to groups that include senior executives

Healthy products, healthy values
"Giving people the freedom to eat healthier" has a deeper meaning for us. We believe in responsible business practices that benefit our associates, consumers and communities. Every consumer should have access to fresh, healthy and convenient choices and every one of our products is made with responsibly-sourced ingredients, by individuals who are treated ethically and with respect every day.

Be The Difference
The Ready Pac Difference is our identity. It defines the value we create that fuels our growth in order to be the most innovative fresh food company. It also defines the culture we create that enables our success and gives us the freedom to invest in our people, our business, and ultimately our consumers. The values defined in The Difference support our ability to give our Associates the freedom to drive results, learn and have fun.

Corporate responsibility
We are passionate about promoting sustainable agriculture, reducing our environmental impact, encouraging all employees to drive a culture of corporate social responsibility (CSR), feeding people well and feeding them sustainably, and promoting the well-being of our employees and communities. See the video for more information.

Rewarding environment
Our culture values teamwork and collaboration, and we are proactive about maintaining an atmosphere that is positive and motivating. We encourage and reward engagement, such as identifying potential safety or quality issues.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and bonus potential, we offer healthcare benefits to all associates after 30 days of employment, a 401(k) plan after 60 days, a tuition reimbursement program, and more.
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Road to Success
Characteristics that set our top performers apart . . .
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Your supply chain savvy will be essential, but just as important will be interpersonal and leadership skills. As part of establishing yourself as a valued business partner, you should take a proactive approach to building relationships. You'll need to view the teams as internal customers and also be able to provide constructive pushback when necessary.

Some people are surprised at the rapid pace of our operations -- working with fresh produce requires agility and a strong sense of urgency.  The role requires a strategic mindset, but you also will need a hands-on approach to the tactical aspects. We'll look to you to combine creativity and analytical thinking in solving problems.

In order to be an outstanding Finance Manager, Supply Chain, you will:
  • Demonstrate initiative and a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Pay close attention to detail but also grasp the bigger picture
  • Achieve individual goals autonomously and also contribute as a team player
  • Manage multiple projects and priorities effectively
  • Keep a constant eye out for opportunities to improve processes and efficiencies
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Bonduelle Fresh Americas is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.