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New product & project management Coordinator

Date: Jan 16, 2023

Location: Irving, TX, US, 75038

Company: GRUMA

Under limited supervision, coordinates new product launches, changes, and national promotions for the purchasing department.  Facilitates communication with and between the Material Planners and suppliers.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attends weekly meetings associated with new products, national promotions, test markets, etc.
  • Interacts with Research & Development, Marketing, Sales, and Quality Assurance to obtain necessary information for a smooth implementation (i.e. QMs, new codes, volumes, transition dates)
  • Works with the supplier to setup tooling, determine initial run quantities, establish appropriate price breaks, etc.
  • Provides key ordering information to the Material Planners and assists with issues that may delay product launches or transition dates.
  • Gathers standard cost information, determines material descriptions, similar to codes, and other necessary information to setup new material codes in SAP.
  • Provides write off reports for material transitions to limit the material obsolescent exposure
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

At least 4 years experience in procurement or related field, high school diploma/GED required, college a plus

  • Work requires knowledge of products and vendor sources
  • Work requires the ability to communicate effectively cross-functionally
  • Work requires proficiency using Microsoft Excel and Word, SAP experience a plus
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with executive and management staff and all levels of the organization
  • Ability to use independent judgement, manage and impart confidential information

 

Mission Foods is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in all phases of employment in compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with Mission Foods depends solely on your qualifications. Mission Foods is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail or call 972.232.5200 to let us know the nature of your request. #ZR


Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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