Contract Manufacturing Analyst
Lakeville, MA – All Remote at this point due to COVID, Flexibility in Location
6 months probably longer
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