Jobs Locations: San Diego, CA

Accounts Payable Coordinator

June 14th, 2022 |

Will be responsible for supporting the procure to pay process by processing invoices, managing workflows, researching discrepancies, and communicating with vendors as well assisting with accounting period-end close  accruals and working on special items as needed. Will work effectively with personnel from other departments and affiliated companies to ensure timely, accurate invoice postings and service request responses. Position has potential for growth into steadily increasing complexity of tasks.

Essential Duties:

  • Processing high volume purchase order and non-purchase order based vendor invoices with accuracy using the Vendor Invoice Management tool and SAP.
  • Prioritizing processing invoices based on due dates and resolving escalated issues in a timely manner.
  • Research and resolve any discrepancies with invoice coding and documentation.
  • Communicating with vendors, team members, and other individuals as needed to resolve invoice discrepancies, obtain missing documents, and field vendor inquiries.
  • Review and reconcile vendor statements for completeness and payment status.
  • Communicating with treasury to maintain scheduled payment runs and creating daily check, wire, and ACH payment proposals in SAP.
  • Providing vendors with remittance backup for payments as needed.
  • Downloading invoices from vendor portals for processing.
  • Entering contract-based amounts for payments.
  • Assisting with accounting month end close accruals for pending invoices.
  • Supporting audits and reviews by assembling required information as needed.
  • Establish cross-functional relationships while driving process efficiencies.
  • Special projects as assigned

 

 

Education/Experience/Skills Required:

  • A minimum of 2 years of high volume AP processing experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree or 3 – 5 years of progressive AP experience preferred
  • SAP experience preferred with knowledge electronic accounts payable processing required
  • Previous experience and expertise with Microsoft Office applications, including intermediate Excel skills required
  • Strong analytical capabilities and strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Self-starter who is drawn towards taking initiative, can multi-task, has strong interpersonal skills with an ability to respond to inquiries and effectively present information to accounting and business managers
  • Ability to identify and define problems, collect supporting data, establish facts, propose solutions, and meet deadlines

 

 

About The Bumble Bee Seafood Company

The Bumble Bee Seafood Company is passionately pursuing its purpose of feeding people’s lives through the power of the ocean. We are an iconic 120-year-old year-old fishing company that consistently aims to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable food to consumers while working hard to find new ways to protect the ocean and those that rely on it. Bumble Bee is firmly anchored in a commitment to connect the world to the ocean by re-defining sourcing, producing, and enjoying products from and inspired by the ocean.

Bumble Bee’s full line of seafood and specialty protein products are marketed in the U.S., Canada and over 50 markets globally under leading brands including Bumble Bee®, Brunswick®, Clover Leaf®, Snow’s®, Wild Selections® and Beach Cliff®. For more information about the company, visit TheBumbleBeeCompany.com. For product information, visit www.BumbleBee.com.

Cloud Engineer

June 14th, 2022 |

About the job

 

Cloud technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace. We are looking for a rockstar (aka IT ninja) that embraces all the changes, has a forward thinking approach, loves to research new solutions, and can hit the ground running as business requests and technical challenges are presented.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties of this position are those described below.  This job description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

 

 

  • Setup automated provisioning of Azure services, including, but not limited to, Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks, SQL databases, Azure Active Directory, Enterprise Applications, Recovery Service Vaults, and Intune

 

  • Operational support and optimization of network/cloud/workstation/server/storage technologies to ensure continuous availability of secure and reliable network services

 

  • Wireless assessments and optimization. Ensure connections are secure and provide a seamless login experience for all devices including IoT, guests, and corporate assets

 

  • Plan and execute migrations from on-premise legacy systems to cloud native solutions

 

  • Collaborate with site staff, project teams, as well as vendors, to implement changes to existing systems, and newly deployed systems for the business

 

  • Research and recommend next generation tools to keep business operations efficient.

 

  • Craft PowerShell scripts for bulk operations or specific tasks not available from the GUI

 

  • Manage and tune cyber security tools to ensure effective remediation of threats in a timely manner

 

  • Manage Azure AD Connect, including setup of custom attribute replication between AD and Azure AD. Plan and make recommendations towards goal of no longer needing a hybrid environment

 

  • Occasional travel to several US and International facilities may be required for site hardware rollouts and site assessments

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Minimum 6 years of in-depth, hands-on experience in cloud, server, and network administration as the go-to person for managing the infrastructure. Any recent cloud or network certifications a plus.
  • Extensive understanding and experience supporting an organization with clients that are Azure AD joined. Experience shifting organizations from hybrid to full cloud environments as a lead technical role.
  • Expert knowledge configuring policies for enterprise O365 applications including Exchange Online, Teams, SharePoint Online, OneDrive
  • Script Ninja skills for automation of operational tasks via PowerShell scripting, Power Automate, etc.
  • Experience configuring “from the ground up” UTM firewalls such as Juniper, Fortinet, Checkpoint, Palo Alto etc., in a multi-site environment
  • Strong understanding of wireless protocols and optimizations, topologies, and common network issues and how to resolve them
  • Expert level experience creating policies and configuration profiles for mobile and computer management such as Intune, AirWatch, JAMF
  • Experience implementing cyber security tools to protect organizations, including enterprise Anti-Virus, EDR, email protection, Intrusion Prevention, Zero Trust, SSL certificate requests, etc.
  • Experience implementing and tuning modern cloud security products such as CASB, Shadow-IT risk mitigation, cloud-native SIEM
  • Experience managing and securing cloud storage for an enterprise such as Drobox, Box, Google Drive, Egnyte etc.
  • Strong analytical and research skills to resolve complex issues in a timely manner
  • Agile, “can-do” team player with excellent communication skills. Has no problem rolling up the sleeves to find a way to complete the objective at hand.

Supply Chain Analyst

June 14th, 2022 |

The Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for all aspects of inventory planning and cost analysis of raw materials to production facilities.  The Analyst will coordinate with the Procurement department to report inventory adjustments and ensure moving average costs for finished goods are accurate.

The Analyst will assist with financial reports for Bumble Bee owned factories.  This position requires use of analytical and quantitative methods to make sure inventory is deployed most effectively through the Supply Chain to keep transportation costs low and maximize customer order fulfillment.  The Supply Chain Analyst will execute inventory management strategies to support company objectives and financial goals.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 

  • Customer Focus – Achieve and maintain alignment in the supply chain between suppliers, Bumble Bee Seafoods, and Finance
    • Works with Operations, QA, IT, Sales, and Marketing to coordinate schedules and other supply chain activities where demand exceeds supply, during supply shortages, where event timing necessitates an inventory build, or where non-standard actions are required (i.e., pre-planning for special package features i.e. coupons, graphics or size changes
    • Work daily with Resourcing, Revenue Management, Procurement, and Operations to ensure all costing models and data are up to date and variances explained.
    • Take action to forecast and prevent inventory issues, or to escalate and communicate them well in advance.  Implement strategies to manage inventory issues with limited impact to customers.
    • Lead weekly meetings with Trade and Purchasing to document global supply for products managed and clearly communicate supply status to the entire company
    • Work directly with suppliers to gain information needed to perform needed tasks and assist Resourcing or Procurement in product needs
  • Technical Expertise – Develop and communicate inventory strategies for assigned product groups, manage execution
    • Anticipates total network inventory position impacts of sales promotional/seasonal volume projections, new item introductions and obsolete item discontinuation and manages appropriate SAP system parameters to meet inventory targets.
    • Assess total system inventory position by product to determine best economic solution to meeting future demand.  Must be capable of using expertise and analysis to make business decisions and judgments independently.
    • Work closely with planning and factories to ensure product is delivered on a timely basis and minimize overstock of raw material.
    • Master SAP and SeaSoft to create purchase orders and stock transport orders daily, keep data current and accurate at all times
    • Provide recommendations to improve service, quality of work, and reduce costs through process or execution improvements
    • Perform other functions or services as required or assigned
  • Development – Develop yourself against the competency profiles for successful leaders at Bumble Bee Foods.
  • Results – Be accountable for the following metrics:
    • Cost of Goods Reporting and understanding all variances
    • Transportation mode compliance and spend targets
    • Accuracy of in transit data in SAP and timeliness of transactional data

 

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

 

  • Education:  Four-year college degree in business, or related field.
  • Planning systems training like ERP/DRP/MRP/MPS is desired.
  • Experience in relevant areas:  3–5 years’ experience in Supply chain, purchasing, forecasting, demand management inventory control, production scheduling, master scheduling, capacity management, materials management, or distribution resource planning; preferably in the consumer-packaged goods industry.
  • Skills:  Strong mathematical skills, strong quantitative and analytical skills, familiar with supply and demand planning concepts; broad range of computer skills – especially MS Excel, and other software packages; self-directed; ability to communicate findings, make recommendations and facilitate change; comfortable working with individuals at all organizational levels; project management skills.  Ability to manage many details with a high level of accuracy; ability to establish timelines and meet deadlines; excellent interpersonal and communications skills; skill in prioritizing workloads; ability to initiate, coordinate and move forward on planned activities.
  • Management Skills: Decision making, collaboration, problem solving, meeting facilitation, ability to incorporate multiple views (customer, marketing, manufacturing, distribution, warehousing, etc.) in the supply chain planning process, strong critical, conceptual and analytical thinking, and good business judgment.

Director Customer Marketing

June 13th, 2022 |

PURPOSE

We are looking for a proactive, collaborative, and results oriented Director of Customer Marketing to join the Bumble Bee Customer Marketing team. The Director of Customer Marketing will be responsible for translating national brand strategies, marketing plans, and insights into sales strategies and tactics that maximize revenue by driving volume, market share, and margin with our trading partners. S/he will be accountable for partnering with Brand Management and Field Sales to drive market execution across multiple customers, channels (Retail, Mass, Club, Drug, Food Service, Dollar, E-Commerce, Military, etc.), and product segments. The ideal candidate will possess a blend of trade marketing, consumer marketing, and sales acumen (in the CPG space) with a knack for analyzing the business landscape, creative problem solving, effective negotiation skills, and taking action to deliver results. This individual must be prepared to skillfully collaborate with key stakeholders to create an environment of seamless connection between the Bumble Bee brand and our customer’s needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

The Director of Customer Marketing will be responsible for partnering with Brand Management and Field Sales to deliver budgeted P&L performance and commercial health metrics on the Bumble Bee brand specifically for the canned tuna business but could also work across multiple product segments and commercial channels. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders (brand managers, customers, suppliers, and others) to facilitate seamless connections between our brands / products and our consumers.
  • Translates national brand strategies, marketing plans, and insights into sales strategies and tactics that maximize revenue by driving volume, market share, and margin with our trading partners.
  • Co-Develop price and trade promotion strategies, trade merchandising plans and major trade initiatives. Responsible for review and collaborative approval with Sales of Customer Business Plans in Trade Promotion System.
  • Responsible for management of the product pricing strategy relative to COGS movement and trade marketing optimization in order to drive company growth. Balance profit, volume, and share objectives in order to deliver long term growth.
  • Responsible to monitor competitive tracking via Nielsen and marketplace feedback, competitive reports, broker reports, merchandising reports, local market economic factors, trade changes and trends and development of strategy to stay best in class.
  • Lead initiatives including agreement with sales management on items to rationalize, as well as working with field sales to identify outlets for discontinued items.
  • Act as strategic liaison between Brand Marketing and Sales – translate brand / product strategies into effective account specific business plans AND champion customer / sales needs within the Brand Marketing team.
  • Maintain extensive customer knowledge including go-to-market strategies, performance trends, costs of doing business, “hot buttons,” and promotional vehicles.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Supply Chain on Demand Planning initiatives and SKU level forecasting.
  • Responsible for managing New Item Distribution funds including strategy, evaluating field requests based on payout levels, and budget tracking.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS DESIRED

  • Candidate must possess a BS/BA and an MBA would be a plus.
  • Looking for 7+ years of consumer-packaged goods sales experience at least 3 years spent in a trade marketing, brand marketing, or revenue management role. Sales and / or category insight experience a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills in pulling, analyzing and drawing insights and recommendations from consumption data (i.e. IRI / Nielsen).
  • Must be able to operate in a lean entrepreneurial environment and be proficient in computer skills, particularly Excel and Powerpoint Presentations.
  • Other characteristics necessary include strong analytical skills, strong negotiation capability, financial acumen, creativity, solution and action-oriented, ability to work alone as well as in teams, and results orientated.
  • Self-starting, highly energetic style, with an ability to work effectively with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

Tax Director

May 27th, 2022 |

We have an exciting opportunity for a Tax Director to lead the Tax department. This position will oversee the International, U.S. Federal, State, and local tax compliance processes, and reporting requirements, prepare quarterly and audited year end income tax accounting under ASC 740 and IAS 12 related to global operations, and oversee the Company’s global transfer pricing policies.

Essential Duties:

  • Oversee the preparation of the U.S., Canadian and Indonesian tax returns
  • Coordinate all aspects of tax compliance & reporting including property, sales/use, withholding, and other taxes
  • Accounting for income taxes in quarterly and annual audited consolidated financial statements
  • Develop effective tax strategies as the key contact for the global business teams on all taxation issues
  • Monitor and assess potential impacts of proposed and new tax guidance or standards
  • Support HR in ensuring appropriate federal & state employment tax registration and remittance
  • Manage day to day relationship, budget, and service levels from external tax advisors across the world
  • Perform tax planning and analysis of proposed acquisitions, divestitures, refinancing & restructurings, investments, and other tax related matters
  • Govern intercompany transfer pricing and review intercompany and external contracts for all taxes
  • Proactively identify and recommend improvements to the current tax processes and controls
  • Represent the company as the primary tax specialist on projects and any audits
  • Provide coaching, direction, and support to 1 direct report
  • Monitor international, state, and local nexus requirements
  • Prepare the tax budget and forecasting
  • Responsible for observing all tax laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company
  • Special strategic tax projects as assigned

Education/Experience/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting or tax, along with eight or more years of progressive professional tax accounting experience in a corporate environment or a major accounting firm. Equivalent professional tax experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Master’s degree in tax and CPA designation or progress towards CPA certification preferred
  • Previous experience and expertise with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel required
  • Experience with international and state and local taxes preferred
  • Good working knowledge, experience and application of tax laws, regulations and tax accounting principles, theories, concepts, standards, and practices
  • Must possess: (1) the ability to identify issues and assist with developing solutions to a variety of complex problems of diverse scope and complexity; (2) good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present accounting and finance findings to a variety of audiences including management and external parties: (3) excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide all levels of employees and external parties; and (4) excellent computer skills.
  • Knowledge and experience using general ledger systems (SAP preferred) and tax accounting systems
  • Team player with ability to multi-task and work in a hands-on environment
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential

 

Sales Operations Manager

May 16th, 2022 |

The role of the Sales Operations Manager in Bumble Bee will be to support a broad spectrum of sales efforts of the sales teams across the country to achieve company volume, share and profit goals by providing sales & revenue based operational, project management and analytical support.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position are those described below.  This job description does not state or

imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees

holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by

management.

 

  • Analysis of IRI data and interpretation to key stakeholders
    • Trends, ROI’s, Business Analysis
    • Recommendations & Overviews
  • Learning the new PowerBI reporting and analytics tool
  • Sales Portal (Fishbowl) Administrator: Gathering and Posting daily and monthly reports
  • Sales Budgets:
    • Processing/coding invoices in SAP
    • Coding / Tracking sales deductions (Customer Marketing Budget/CMM)
  • Monthly Management Review (MMR) Reporting & Presentation Material Support: Updating Sales Reports, Timely Collection, and Monitoring completion
  • Commissions: Monthly confirmation, support, or backup detail to accompany brokerage payments + research on brokerage questions/issues.
    • Working directly with finance team.
  • Quarterly Business Planning Summary (BPS) update report
  • Master Data Management: Continued Training on makeup of Customer Hierarchy Maintenance
  • Cognos: In-depth training and beginning support of the Sales and Brand Team
    • Ad-hoc assistance and report construction
  • CAS Training: Early Stages, help support Business Users
  • Data Analytics “Synapse Project”: Working on data retrieval and integration
  • Administrative: sales team communications / commercial team mtg set up
    • Misc: Team birthdays/anniversaries
    • Broker: Update-maintain broker-customer roster
  • Broker Update: Communications & Updates
    • Contact List: Maintain Summary Detail outline
  • New Item: NID Set up
    • Work w/Marketing Communication Details
    • Work w/Trade Team: Slotting Needs & Budgets
  • Monthly Manual C&S Spin Reports for EDI
  • Responsible for entering sales forecasting information
  • As Data becomes available, will become subject expert on building and maintaining Sales Drive reporting and analytics needs (Many Month project +)
  • Key contributor over the next few months for the CAS Upgrade from v12 to v15.  Will work hand in hand with David and team on the project roadmap, integration, testing, etc.  (Likely beginning in the next month and running until at least October; Need to be well versed in the tool to take over continued support of the system at the upgrades conclusion)

 

Qualifications and Skills Desired:

  • Position requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher in business or related field
  • 4+ years CPG work experience
    • Category Experience: Preferred
    • Project Manage Experience or Willingness to Support Project Details/Executions
    • Analytical and Financial Experience
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to work with cross-functional team members easily and effectively
  • Computer proficiencies; Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Power Point, Microsoft Teams programs
  • Knowledge of SAP administration is desirable
  • Good rapport builder with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in an Adhoc environment with new opportunities and changes daily
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with various levels of the business in non-technical terms

Senior Director Ecommerce

April 13th, 2021 |

Purpose

The Bumble Bee Seafood Company is looking for an experienced E-Commerce expert to lead and elevate our sales and marketing performance in a digital world. This person will be responsible for effectively establishing our digital shelf and bringing our brand strategies to life across E-Commerce environments (pureplay, omnichannel, marketplace, social commerce, and DTC) to capture our fair share of commerce in the channel. This position will collaborate horizontally and vertically across the organization to deliver a best-in-class omni-channel experience to sustain the accelerated growth of our digital business.  We are looking for an individual who has successfully led CPG E-Commerce marketplace transformations and is able to make an immediate impact across our portfolio of brands. They will have experience and expertise leveraging content and media to build brands and drive sales across multiple E-Commerce environments. They must be a strategic leader and doer, capable of effectively collaborating with brand marketing and sales to simultaneously grow brand health and revenue. S/he will be an adaptable, analytical, scrappy problem solver capable of finding creative solutions to maximize ROI.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

STRATEGY: Responsible for the strategy and roll out of digital marketplace roadmaps for Pure Play, Omnichannel, and Marketplace in full partnership with Brand Marketing and Sales.

  • Develop and execute short / long-term strategy to capture fair share of the E-Commerce channel.
  • Develop a business case to justify and prioritize resources needed to win within the channel and key customers.
  • Sync E-Commerce strategy with Brand and Sales strategy to ensure a seamless consumer journey with our brands / products across consumer touchpoints.
  • Develop Bumble Bee’s omnichannel “playbook” in partnership with Sales team
  • Contribute to brand team annual and long-term strategy planning process.

PRODUCT & DISTRIBUTION: Collaborate with Marketing & Supply Chain to establish an optimal E-Commerce product and packaging portfolio to maximize revenue, profit and consumer reach.

  • Ensure timely, accurate, and consistent product content syndication across all E-Commerce platforms – Syndigo, Product Information Management, Digital Asset Management, Content Management, etc.
  • Evaluate and optimize current product portfolio sold across current E-Commerce platforms.
  • Collaborate with Brand Marketing on innovation / new product development initiatives for the channel.
  • Identify and secure new customer / distribution opportunities.

PROMOTION: harmonize funding budgets (trade, consumer / shopper, and digital customer marketing) to maximize total return in E-Commerce environment.

  • Collaborate with Brand Marketing across aspects of digital content including: Owned digital channels (website eCommerce / product locator), Social Media/Social Commerce, and cross-channel content mapping.
  • Identify, recommend, and execute E-Commerce media strategy across platforms (AMS, specific retailer media groups, Instacart, Mindshare, etc.).
  • Allocate, execute, and maximize / measure ROI / ROAS on Digital Customer Marketing Budget.
  • Consult with Brand Marketing to help develop and execute customer specific digital shopper marketing programs.
  • Define and report on KPI’s of the effectiveness of content and media tactic

PARTNERSHIPS: be the company E-Commerce subject matter expert, establishing internal and external partnerships to build and execute E-Commerce strategy.

  • Internal: fully integrate with Brand management and Sales; establish effective working relationships across multiple cross functional teams (IT, finance, supply chain, etc.).
  • Collaborate with Brand Management and Sales to develop and optimize shopper marketing objectives and strategies.
  • External: forge strategic partnerships with key digital players including (but not limited to) agency partners, retail media groups, key customer marketing teams, broker E-Commerce teams, and others to co-develop winning business plans.
  • Business ownership for key eCommerce customers.
  • Promote digital vision, standards and guidelines for eCommerce and technology platforms across the business, retailers, distributors, industry and solution partners.

BUDGET & PERFORMANCE:  contribute to setting, managing, and achieving budgeted targets including:

  • Achieving company EBITDA and Cash Flow Goals
  • Achieving channel volume, sales, share, and margin targets.
  • Achieving brand health / engagement goals.

MEASUREMENT & INSIGHTS: employ “test and learn” mindsight to progress toward vision of being a best-in-class brand in E-Commerce.

  • Understand e-commerce consumer and segmentation.
  • Explore opportunities to enable an impactful Direct to Consumer experience on our owned websites.
  • Establish channel measurement framework and expertise to regularly share back to the business.

Qualifications and Skills Desired

  • 5+ years’ experience, building and leading online, direct to consumer, multi-CPG brands
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related business field, MBA preferred
  • Exhibited leadership experience in digital marketing and E-commerce
  • Demonstrated high level strategic thinking, expertly executing daily business management
  • Highly adept and capable of building and maintaining trusting partnerships and relationships across business unit leaders as well as with the company’s external consumer, wholesale, and cross-functional partners
  • Strong track record of leadership and the ability to attract, develop and retain world class talent
  • Capability to direct website technical structure, design & aesthetics, content, navigation, information architecture and functionality efforts
  • Knowledge of online marketing best practices that result in customer/client acquisition, retention, loyalty and growth
  • Proven experience as a leader who can properly influence people, process, and technology in a manner that enriches the company’s overall performance
  • Deep understanding of CPG, food & beverage, Amazon marketplace dynamics, eCommerce arms of traditional brick and mortar retailers (Walmart.com, Kroger.com, Target.com etc.) as well as owned DTC and subscription channels
  • Proven experience in P&L management and driving profitable, sustainable growth for an eCommerce business
  • Experience forecasting and reporting eCommerce KPIs such as revenue, margin, inventories, traffic, conversion, AOV, LTV, CAC, etc.
  • Advanced executive presentation skills with PowerPoint and financial modeling in Excel