Contract Manufacturing Analyst

Position Type


Travel Required



Lakeville, MA – All Remote at this point due to COVID, Flexibility in Location




6 months probably longer

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Pros2plan LLC, a Spinnaker Company, has immediate consulting/temp opening(s) for a Contract Manufacturing Analyst for one of our Food & Beverage Clients

Location: Lakeville, MA – All Remote at this point due to COVID, Flexibility in Location

Duration: 6 months probably longer

Bill Rate: Open

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the Operations management and administration of assigned areas within the co-pack strategic partner network.

  • Actively engage in bi-weekly meetings to review changes with current partners and to discuss new, potential co-pack relationships.

  • Onboard new co-packers by providing training on reporting as well as using proper data exchange for recording of receipt of materials, production and shipments.

  • Provide guidance in collaboration with the materials planning team regarding the procurement and delivery of all Client supplied materials to our co-pack partners.

  • Coordinate new product set up at the partner locations in SAP which includes the creation of BOMs and condition records.

  • Engage in all aspects of production including, but not limited to, receipts, production and outbound shipments.

  • Manage partner raw and finished good material losses and report any deviances against contractual agreements in support of root cause analysis.

  • Follow up with partner on reconciliation differences when specifications are not met and develop action plans to close the gaps in support of continuous improvement.

  • Review and report material obsolescence at each partner location to mitigate monetary losses.

  • Work with co-packer to ensure that proper invoicing methods are followed and that accurate reporting for all vendor receipts is completed to support on-time payment.

  • Identify opportunities and execute against cross-functional supply chain efforts in support of cost reduction.

  • Act as the key point of contact and tactical lead for the assigned partners, with a focus on SAP processes and reporting.

  • Provide clear and timely communication to the appropriate internal functional support teams on programs and procedures that affect the partner’s ability to meet the requirements of their contract.

  • Create and modify SOPs to include best practices and actioned improvement measures.

  • Administrative Skills needed and necessary

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of SAP and analytics, Excel

  • Strong math skills including ability to manage multiple conversions and tasks

  • Prior experience with food and beverage manufacturing is a plus

  • Experience with Process Improvement Methodologies, analysis, and contingency planning

  • Accounting and/or operations planning experience preferred

  • Influencing skills

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