Supply Chain Manager/ Food Solutions

Adecco seeks a senior level Supply Chain Manager (Food Solutions) in Englewood NJ area

POSITION: Supply Chain Manager/Food Solutions
LOCATION: Englewood Cliffs, NJ
HOURS: 40 hours per week Monday - Friday
DURATION: 6 months W2
PAY RATE: depends upon experience

Overview Food Solutions Sr. Supply Chain Manager:

This Food Solutions Sr. Supply Chain Manager is responsible for leading Supply Chain (SC) work stream in innovations and ensure stage-gate OTIF for supply chain for Food Solutions. Under C4G organization in PC, Project Management Office (PMO), manages the detailed project planning, network management and schedule adherence in innovation projects.

The Supply Chain Manager role is therefore responsible for all the SC inputs into innovation projects, supporting the brand in achieving the growth targets and leading the 5S Programmer for the supply chain and brand. This role requires extensive knowledge of the supply chain configuration, Functional Excellence in IPM, and good knowledge of product design and manufacturing processes.

The role of Food Solutions SC Manager is in North America with proximity to Brand and R&D teams. Will interface with Brand, R&D, Procurement & Supply Chain teams, have 2 direct reports (located in NJ) and work closely alongside the client’s wider Food Solutions Supply Chain team.


Lead the SC work stream for innovation projects as per guidelines laid down under Functional Excellence in IPM and as per the 70-20-10 framework. Represent and be the voice of SC in cross-functional forums on innovations. Also provide SC inputs in to project networks and be accountable for ensuring stage-gate OTIF on SC work stream. Ensure robust SC handshake with cluster teams on innovation projects at the appropriate gate. Lead program management and/or specific activities in category for delivering margin accretion via innovation portfolio.

Manage interfaces within SC i.e., Quality, Procurement, Engineering for innovation projects and bring in relevant experts from SC functions to deliver the Innovation project and 5S savings initiatives. You will support portfolio management with functional partners in R&D and Category Finance at Global Brand team meetings.

As part of the wider PC Supply Chain team connect and manage key workstreams and game changers to drive one of the PC Pillars across the Category. Represent both PC and Skin care and ensure we define the programmers required to deliver the Supply Chain requirements for the future.

As part of the project team responsible for landing projects in required timescales often requiring different ways of working to meet the brief. A good balance between creative thinking and risk mitigation is required to ensure we maximize the growth potential of a project whilst ensuring we still achieve OTIF launches into the market.


Educated to degree level, preferably with master’s qualification
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the supply chain
Experience in Planning required but preferably Supply chain experience in at least two of the PLAN-MAKE-SOURCE-DELIVER verticals
Thorough understanding of innovation processes and of IPM Finance and business acumen for supply chain
Experience leading/working with virtual teams and driving performance across a diverse mixture of cultures
Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and collaborate in a virtual team environment.

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