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Sr. Procurement Specialist - MRO

Conagra Brands, Inc. • Omaha, NE
10 days ago

You will be the end-to-end procurement lead for assigned Maintenance, Repairs and Operations (MRO) categories. You will manage supplier selection, contract negotiation and execution of MRO items at favorable prices consistent with quality, quantity and delivery specifications. You will help develop and maintain new sources of supply, supplier relations and the identification of alternate or substitute sources of supply.

You Will:

  • Lead the category for assigned MRO areas. Responsibilities will include: RFP, RFI, RFQ, negotiation, contracting, innovation, cost savings ideation, supplier relationship management, plant project execution.
  • Identify and analyze cost savings, quality and productivity improvements.
  • Lead the training and deployment of category strategies across Procurement to increase productivity, reduce complexity, improve quality and identify innovation opportunities.
  • Support data gathering, analysis and opportunity assessment for Supplier Collaboration activities inclusive of cost modeling (i.e. clean sheeting, benchmarking total cost of ownership, etc.).
  • Lead Supplier Excellence scorecard process for assigned suppliers/categories.
  • Drive working capital projects
  • Manage appropriate internal systems: SAP, Clarizen, CMD, and Power BI

You Have:

  • 3 or more years in Purchasing, Supply Chain or Finance roles
  • BS/BA in General Business, Supply Chain, Finance or a related major
  • Strong negotiation, project management and problem solving skills
  • Experience with clean sheeting, cost modeling, and total cost of ownership analysis
  • Experience with eSourcing and Supplier Diversity
  • Influence management, project management, and team building skills
  • Computer software experience, including SAP, MS Excel, Accolade, Right Angle, Scout, Power BI and other analysis software.
  • Availability for travel approximately 10% of time

Our Modern Workplace:

  • Conagra’ s culture of collaboration enhances our ability to meet critical business goals, deliver value to customers and consumers and provide you with the flexibility you need to achieve a better work-life balance. We carefully consider each role and how often each team member needs to collaborate in-person. This role is hybrid with 3 days a week in the office.

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Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
  • Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
  • Balance: paid-time off, paternal leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie's® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke's®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law. ​