Mars, Incorporated Senior Strategic Operations Manager (IL, NJ, TN) in Chicago, Illinois

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A mutually rewarding experience.

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Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there?s more to being in business than just making a profit. That?s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.

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Because it?s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It?s about how you can grab everything that?s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It?s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we?ll all be a little better off. It?s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.

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Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.

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Mars brands include: Petcare ? PEDIGREE, ROYAL CANIN, WHISKAS, BANFIELD Pet Hospital, CESAR, SHEBA, DREAMIES and NUTRO; Chocolate ? M&M?S, SNICKERS, DOVE, GALAXY, MARS, MILKY WAY and TWIX; Wrigley ? DOUBLEMINT, EXTRA, ORBIT and 5? chewing gums, SKITTLES and STARBURST candies, and ALTOIDS AND LIFESAVERS mints. Food ? UNCLE BEN?S, DOLMIO, EBLY, MASTERFOODS, SEEDS OF CHANGE and ROYCO; Drinks ? ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS?, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY?, KLIX and FLAVIA; Symbioscience ? COCOAVIA and WISDOM PANEL.

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Job Title

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Senior Strategic Operations Manager (Logistics)

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Segment/Business Unit

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Mars Inc / Mars Inc

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Family

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Commercial

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Function

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Strategic Operations

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Job Level

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T3

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Location/Site

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Nashville, TN / Chicago, IL / Hackettstown, NJ

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Line Manager

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Commercial Director - Logistics

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Job Purpose/Overview

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This role will support a specific group of goods and services in the indirect sourcing area for several sites across multiple Mars segments: Chocolate, Petcare, Food, Drinks, Wrigley, additional segments may be added. He/she is responsible for the execution of the regional strategies in conjunction with the Sourcing team. He/she will work closely with the sourcing managers and is responsible for the efficient and effective execution of sourcing strategy activities in that region. This role is responsible for identifying and delivering value chain optimization opportunities and ensures that the team acts as the first line of escalation on issues between suppliers the business, all within the context of driving the supplier relationship management process.

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