Job Details

  • Title: Trade Customization Alliance Manager
  • Code: RCI-53867
  • Location: Skillman New Jersey (NJ) 08558
  • Posted Date: 02/26/2020
  • Duration: 6 Months
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  Job Description

Trade Customization Alliance Manager

The Alliance Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the relationship with the external manufacturers to deliver reliable product supply while meeting or exceeding all cost, compliance and product(s) requirements.

Critical responsibilities include leading a cross functional external and internal team to resolve product supply issues and drive results on a worldwide, regional and local basis, negotiating contracts for products and services, supporting and ensuring contractors' achievement of monthly plan attainment goals, identifying and delivering Cost Improvement Projects (CIPs) to lower total cost of ownership, identifying and obtaining resources to solve issues, developing manufacturing strategies to improve site performance and product supply, coordinating new product launches at contract sites, and ensuring commitments for product availability are met.

The Trade Customization Alliance Manager will manage all product supply aspects that a 3rd party manufacturer provides (such as new product launches, business planning/budgeting, procurement of components/raw materials, project management, inventory management, equipment & packaging engineering, product quality, adherence to the appropriate GMP's (food, drug and/or dietary supplement) and nonconformance investigations and CAPA resolution); and driving continuous improvement for internal & external processes. The manager must be able to communicate with all levels of management at the contract site and internally.

The Trade Customization Alliance Manager will be responsible to achieve Unit Fill Rate targets, weekly plan goals and conducting on-going capacity analyses of Contract Sites. Coordinate efficient implementation of product/process changes at contract sites, instruct contract site personnel on the Company's vision and World Class manufacturing applications, identify opportunities and lead efforts to consolidate sites to gain volume leverage and reduce complexity, and resolve payment issues. 

A minimum requirement of a Bachelor's degree with at experience in any following: External Manufacturing, Supply Chain/Operations, Manufacturing, Procurement, Distribution or Finance OR an M.B.A. with 5 years experience in External Manufacturing, Supply Chain/Operations, Manufacturing, Procurement, Distribution or Finance is required.

Strong analytical/technical aptitude & competence, project management skills and prior experience leading cross-functional projects is preferred. An entrepreneurial self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills, comfortable communicating across functional levels is required.

This candidate may be required to travel 30% of the time, Domestically and Internationally.