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IT Technical Services Manager - Materials/Sourcing Management (Remote Opportunity)

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Your OpportunityThe Technical Service Manager - Materials/Sourcing Management role will oversee the technical system areas in Sourcing, Procurement, and material/inventory management. This will include the enhancement and incident process as well as the change process to assure the business systems are appropriately managed. A key point to this role is the ability to support the material management designs across multiple technical application areas (i.e. Procurement, Sales & Distribution, Production Planning/Execution and Logistics). This position will oversee both Smithfield IT and Business partner services resources. Salary Range $114,500 - $167,750 Core Responsibilities
Manage application day-to-day application technical support processes and be the point of contact.
Drive the relationship/partnership (In conjunction with the IT Service Mgr) with key Business partners to provide relevant insights, expertise, and advice on application enhancement/support.
Manage/support the Inventory Management and Intracompany systems - This includes supporting inventory functionality for other modules (Sales, Prodn) and leading the effort to support the stock transfer/logistics process between facilities.
Oversee the technical support for sourcing/procurement systems - for both Goods/Services and Livestock systems applications.
Responsible for the Service Vendor Technical business partner relationship (Contract/SLA management, Personnel integration with the business and collaboration with Partner Managers on resource productivity/issues.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions .
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university and 5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a position of leadership to include team development and management, required.
Experience supporting/managing an SAP ERP environment in Supply Chain related modules (MM) is required.
Experience with other SAP Modules/Products (SD, PP, PM, QM, GTS) also preferred.
Experience with non-SAP related systems (Ex: Sourcing, Pricing) integrated with SAP is preferred.
Experience designing/managing in SAP technical environments - ABAP/.net extensions, middleware technologies such and/or including a working knowledge of EDI is preferred.
Knowledge/Experience in consumer product industries and/or other process related manufacturing industries is a plus.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively communicate with peers and executive leadership.
Strong leadership and management skills, including facilitating change, driving operational excellence, and striving for continuous improvement.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment
Experience with multiple partners and vendors is an advantage.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and multiple project deliverables.
Highly adaptive and able to upskill rapidly.
Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has direct and indirect supervisory responsibilities to lead a team of Technical Engineers/Leads/Analysts.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit Work at Smithfield Foods? We are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company. PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- , among many others. For more information connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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