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Bimbo Bakeries USA | Conshohocken, PA
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MBA Summer Associate - Corporate Strategyreq7414 Employment Type: Intern or Other Job Types Location: CONSHOHOCKEN,PA Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas'® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann's® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA! Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA ("BBUSA") includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day. Description:Program Overview:Summer Associates will work in the Corporate Strategy group to solve well-defined strategic problems within marketing, sales and/or operations. The BBU program will provide the following opportunities:- Meaningful project work. Projects will have a well-defined strategic goal and produce actionable results that are integral to the business. Past projects include strategic market analysis, asset strategy and financial modeling, and product portfolio/pricing optimization.- Exposure to company operations. Summer Associates will have opportunities to experience BBU's ground-level operations, including visits to bakeries, sales/delivery route rides and retailer market tours. - Access to senior executives. Summer Associates will interact with senior executives throughout the company and present project analysis and recommendations to C-level executives. Position Requirements: Job Requirements:First year MBA students with experience in management consulting or strategic planning/corporate strategy or product management in consumer products industry. Looking for three or more years work experience overall. Experience with consumer packaged goods and/or large retailers preferred.Additional Skills and Knowledge:- Demonstrated problem solving ability, including strong conceptual and analytical skills and ability to turn findings into executable plans- Ability to generate innovative insights from analysis and develop and implement new methodologies and analyses to drive actionable results- Proven experience leading cross-functional teams to results- Comfortable working both independently and as part of a team- Ability to manage multiple projects, adjust priorities as needed, and meet deadlines - Ability to influence across the organization at multiple levels- Excellent written, oral, and formal communication skills- Advanced capability in use of spreadsheets, databases and presentation toolsBimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.

About Bimbo Bakeries USA

Established in 1993, Bimbo Bakeries USA operates 14 bakeries and distributes products through 3,000 routes throughout the continental United States. Bimbo Bakeries USA is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, has an annual revenue of $1.2 billion and has over 7,000 employees. The company's portfolio of brands includes Oroweat, Mrs Baird's, Bimbo, Tia Rosa, Marinela, and Francisco. The company also has the exclusive license to distribute Entenmann's and Thomas' products in the Western region of the United States. These brands and their different products cater to an extensive and diverse consumer group. Bimbo Bakeries USA's main product lines consist of sliced traditional and premium bread, buns, cookies, snack cakes, tortillas, cakes, bagels, muffins, english muffins and pizza crust. The company also distributes sweet and salted snacks. Bimbo Bakeries USA is affiliated with Mexico-based Grupo Bimbo. Founded in 1945, Grupo Bimbo is one of the three largest baking companies in the world in terms of production and sales volume. As the market leader in the Americas, Grupo Bimbo has more than 70 plants and 950 distribution centers strategically located in 14 countries throughout the Americas and Europe. With close to 100 highly prestigious brands, Grupo Bimbo's main product lines include sliced bread, buns, cookies, snack cakes, prepackaged foods and tortillas, plus various salted and sweet snack foods.