Operations Strategy Expert

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

Operations
Solon, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

Operations Strategy Expert

Operations Strategy Expert

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Support Technical and Production Stakeholders with project structure, analytics, and communications to support alignment on operational strategies. This project-based function relies on a multi-disciplined team performing a range of in-depth analyses on market dynamics, operations, competitor, and financial information. Final recommendations are presented to senior management enabling them to make decisions in the strategic horizon. This exposure allows for developing a strong network across different functional areas within Nestlé.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key activities of Operations Strategy Project Managers include:

1. Translate divisional long-term business strategies into an operational strategy including technology roadmap, major investments, and key resourcing under the guidance of the division VPM

2. Monitor and analyze manufacturing capacity, including simulation of multiple demand scenarios

3. Assess strategic sourcing scenarios to articulate tradeoffs between different options and frame key strategic decisions for executive stakeholders to make well informed decisions

4. Advise commercial stakeholders of the technical capabilities of our current footprint and influence the innovation agenda to increase asset utilization and avoid CAPEX

5. Charter major CAPEX and transformation projects, translating business requirements and context in clear direction and technical requirements

6. Set the roles of production lines and identify improvement opportunities in the assignment of SKUs to lines. Communicate line roles and CAPEX avoidance opportunities to ME and TAG functions for follow up action

7. Other duties as required

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

• Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, economics or engineering. MBA preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

• At least 5 years of experience in a strategy, operations or finance area preferably in the FMCG sector.

• Project management experience preferred.

• Asset utilization analysis and Financial analysis (cash flow analysis and investment evaluation), such as work as an industrial engineer, manufacturing co-pilot, supply chain planner, or factory supply chain manager

• Familiarity with manufacturing operations and planning

• Experience presenting to executive audiences preferred

SKILLS:

• Very strong analytical skills with the ability to manipulate data from disparate sources

• Ability to distill information and present conclusions clearly

• Proactive, self-motivated and can work on your own initiative

• Confident and have an enquiring mind

• Flexible and an active team player

• An effective and competent communicator and listener

• Well-organized with attention to detail

• Microsoft Office – specifically Excel modeling and Power Point

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It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Support Technical and Production Stakeholders with project structure, analytics, and communications to support alignment on operational strategies. This project-based function relies on a multi-disciplined team performing a range of in-depth analyses on market dynamics, operations, competitor, and financial information. Final recommendations are presented to senior management enabling them to make decisions in the strategic horizon. This exposure allows for developing a strong network across different functional areas within Nestlé.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key activities of Operations Strategy Project Managers include:

1. Translate divisional long-term business strategies into an operational strategy including technology roadmap, major investments, and key resourcing under the guidance of the division VPM

2. Monitor and analyze manufacturing capacity, including simulation of multiple demand scenarios

3. Assess strategic sourcing scenarios to articulate tradeoffs between different options and frame key strategic decisions for executive stakeholders to make well informed decisions

4. Advise commercial stakeholders of the technical capabilities of our current footprint and influence the innovation agenda to increase asset utilization and avoid CAPEX

5. Charter major CAPEX and transformation projects, translating business requirements and context in clear direction and technical requirements

6. Set the roles of production lines and identify improvement opportunities in the assignment of SKUs to lines. Communicate line roles and CAPEX avoidance opportunities to ME and TAG functions for follow up action

7. Other duties as required

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

• Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, economics or engineering. MBA preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

• At least 5 years of experience in a strategy, operations or finance area preferably in the FMCG sector.

• Project management experience preferred.

• Asset utilization analysis and Financial analysis (cash flow analysis and investment evaluation), such as work as an industrial engineer, manufacturing co-pilot, supply chain planner, or factory supply chain manager

• Familiarity with manufacturing operations and planning

• Experience presenting to executive audiences preferred

SKILLS:

• Very strong analytical skills with the ability to manipulate data from disparate sources

• Ability to distill information and present conclusions clearly

• Proactive, self-motivated and can work on your own initiative

• Confident and have an enquiring mind

• Flexible and an active team player

• An effective and competent communicator and listener

• Well-organized with attention to detail

• Microsoft Office – specifically Excel modeling and Power Point

277772

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Solon, OH, US, 44139


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland