Overview

Heartland Food Products Group is a global leader in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, producing low-calorie sweeteners, coffee, coffee creamers and liquid water enhancers. We manufacture and market Splenda, the #1 brand in the low calorie sweetener category and the most recognized in the world. We make coffee, tea and water taste better and help people live happier, healthier and longer lives by making it easy to reduce sugar.

We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Come grow with us!

 

This role is not a remote opportunity, it is on-site at our Manufacturing Plant in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

 

Scope: 

The primary focus of the Associate B2B Manager will be to support the Senior B2B Manager and R&D leaders, taking products from concept to production as well as supporting ongoing B2B operations. This position will be collaborating with cross functional teams and providing supply chain solutions that can be strategic to our company leading innovation and product development.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Champion and lead product development efforts and ensure all contract manufacturing business is sustained.
  • Maintain the relationship and satisfaction of all contract manufacturing partners.
  • Work jointly with R&D, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain and Contract Manufacturing customers to source, justify, scope, scale up and commercialize new products.
  • Coordinate internal cross-functional team needs for product startup, trials, qualification, through steady state production.
  • Execute and maintain reporting for B2B category.
  • Achieve key business results including efficient manufacturing, impeccable quality and outstanding service to our customers.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least 2+ year’s practical experience in manufacturing preferred, previous roles in Operations, Supply Chain, Procurement, or Engineering area highly desired.
  • Must be able to work independently and have demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and self-initiative skills.
  • Strong project management, financial analysis, communication and collaboration skills.
  • Cross discipline exposure and functional knowledge of Supply Chain disciplines and impacts on contract manufacturing strategy, processes, and costs.
  • Must work successfully with cross functional departments within and outside the organization and build effective relationships.

 

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