JOIN THE NATURE'S VARIETY TEAM
Nature's Variety is a holistic pet food company with locations in Lincoln, Nebraska and Saint Louis, Missouri. Our wholesome foods are sold in independent retail stores and Petco in the United States and Canada. Below is a list of available positions at Nature's Variety:
Director of S&OP
ST. LOUIS, MO The Director of S&OP will be responsible for managing the company’s product supply activities including finished goods inventory levels and fill rate. This position will be responsible to ensure we are meeting fill rate targets, setting proper safety stock levels and building the proper inventory at the right time to meet the company’s growth objectives while achieving working capital objectives and utilizing network capacity efficiently. Additionally, this position will drive the S&OP process to achieve a high level of visibility & alignment with senior leadership, and a high level of effectiveness through the organization. Learn more.
Demand Planning Manager
ST. LOUIS, MO The Demand Planning Manager position is responsible for the demand phase of the S&OP process. The position is responsible for calculating a statistical forecast, utilizing Demand Works (the software package NV uses for forecasting) on the base business to be used as the basis for the projected demand of the business. The position will also work closely with Sales and Marketing to identify and understand activities and programs that drive demand that are not included in the statistical trend forecast including new products being launched through the Company’s innovation process. The entire demand forecast will feed the supply phase of the S&OP process and be the basis for the Company’s financial forecast and AOP processes. The forecast will include SKU level information by channel and major customer within each channel. The successful candidate will have a strong ability to learn quickly, be able to analyze information and present findings in an understandable way to Management and be able to generate a large amount of work in a timely and accurate manner. Learn more.
Co-Pack Manufacturing Manager
ST. LOUIS, MO The Co-Pack Manufacturing Manager will have the primary responsibility of managing current co-packers, assisting in the qualification of new co-packers, coordinating and monitoring production orders with the co-packers to ensure on time delivery, communicate information in an effective and timely manner, and make recommendations to the co-packers for continuous improvement. Learn more.
ST. LOUIS, MO Be part of the creative process that defines leading brands by assisting in the development of various marketing materials, including packaging design support, trade and consumer collateral, website layouts, digital & social media artwork, and other design support as needed. This position will require strong detail orientation and task management, as well as strategic and visionary thinking. Learn more.
ONTARIO/EASTERN CANADA To continually increase distribution and sales of all Nature’s Variety products. Meet or exceed territory retail sales objectives by growing existing accounts and opening new accounts through working with distributor representatives, training store employees, managing a territory budget, and contributing to the overall success of Nature’s Variety. Learn more.
MRO Buyer & Packaging Coordinator
LINCOLN, NE The MRO Buyer & Packaging Coordinator is responsible to support the supply chain processes for packaging and MRO activities (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) to ensure the Operations team has the needed supplies for production to run without interruption. These processes include working with vendors to order supplies, managing on site and supplier inventories to target levels, and executing efficient procurement processes. Additionally, this role will assist in research and development, and pipeline optimization projects. Learn more.
Co-Pack Quality Assurance Specialist
LINCOLN, NE Lead in designing, implementing and compliance of NV food safety, quality, and process improvement programs throughout the co-pack chain. Working with plant QA and NV co-‐pack operations to provide technical support to investigate non-conformances and consumer complaints, conducting root cause analysis and leading corrective action efforts. Conduct and review third party audits to assure compliance with NV standards and as an approval/disapproval tool for new vendors. Support business strategies and commercialization process from a quality and food safety perspective. Learn more.
Executive Assistant - Accounting/Finance
ST. LOUIS, MO The Executive Assistant – Accounting/Finance is responsiple for providing high level confidential support to the CFO and V.P. of Finance along with the entire Accounting and Finance staff. Learn more.
To apply for the above positions (or any other position) at Nature's Variety please send your resume to NVJobs@naturesvariety.com.