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Material Planner

Conagra Brands

Conagra Brands

Illinois, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Job Summary

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager you will determine the quantity and order date for materials needed to meet the master production schedule. Initiate supplier schedules or material releases.

You will:

  • Assure supply of ingredients and packaging by determining the quantity and quality based on production needs
  • Obtain material quotes for new/modified materials
  • Arrange for deliveries to provide a smooth flow of materials consistent with quality considerations
  • Assure implementation of marketing, R&D, and operations as they relate to materials for assigned facilities and indirect materials
  • Implement opportunity to reduce working capital associated with material inventories
  • Monitor vendor quality and service performance
  • Champion corrective actions and quality improvement projects with quality assurance, R&D, and vendors
  • Follow company policies, including Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), all company safety procedures, and compliance with all OSHA rules and regulations, is required.

You have:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain or related degree
  • 3+ years of experience required
  • SAP experience

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. You are frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. You must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. You will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our Benefits:

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

  • Health: Comprehensive healthcare plans, wellness incentive program, mental wellbeing support and fitness reimbursement
  • Wealth: Great pay, bonus incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: Career development opportunities, employee resource groups, on-demand learning and tuition reimbursement
  • Balance: Paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role) and volunteer opportunities

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.