Operations Support Specialist II

Conagra Brands (http://www.conagrabrands.com/careers)


  Full Time   Employee

United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Job Summary
The Operations Support Specialist provides administrative, technical, and specialized support for purchasing and inventory management. This includes, but is not limited to, processing invoices, credit card payments, and requisitions; reviewing goods receipt and invoices to assure accuracy; research and problem solving; and backing up plant procurement, scheduling, and supply room as needed. The Operations Support Specialist assists in driving process improvements and other duties as assigned.
Position Responsibilities
Reviews invoices, receiving paperwork, and inventory transactions for accuracy
Investigates and corrects discrepancies, reaching out to corporate and plant resources as needed
Provides backup and perform duties as needed for procurement, scheduling, inventory control, and supply room associates
Reviews daily inventory and exception reports in support of procurement department
Writes purchase requisitions and/or purchase orders for goods and services as needed
Evaluates purchase requests for accuracy and other Information
Monitors and expedites the delivery of purchased goods and services in support of procurement and maintenance departments
Coordinates with procurement and maintenance departments on purchasing activities to maintain adequate inventory
Provides feedback to requesting departments regarding purchase order status
Works with requesting departments to confirm the closing and/or cancelling of purchase orders
Assures orders are processed against the appropriate chart of accounts
Receives and examines incoming stock for discrepancies/damage and works with vendors to resolve
Conducts cycle counts of supply room inventory and participates in yearly inventory counts as needed
Administers process orders and requisitions in support of scheduling as needed
Works with and supports plant and corporate personnel, including, but not limited to, procurement, scheduling, logistics, supply room, inventory control, finance, and operations
Maintains compliance with all corporate and plant policies
Participates in cost reduction activities and projects
Processes required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
Analyzes and evaluates Information to choose the best solution to solve problems or address issues
Assists with training and development of associates as needed
Perform other duties as assigned
Position Qualifications
High school diploma or GED required, further education preferred
1 to 3 years relevant experience
Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, and time management skills
Ability to work independently and be self-directed
Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills
Demonstrated ability to manage priorities and multiple tasks in a deadline oriented environment
Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills
Capable of working in a fast paced environment
Proficient in general computer operations with strong knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SAP preferred
Intermediate math skills
Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic Information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.


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