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Procurement Analyst - Food Manufacturing

Company: Jobot
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Forrest MackAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $75,000 - $95,000 per yearA bit about us:It all starts with nutrition. The single most important element to a dog's life,(after he has found the love of his family) is his daily diet. The food you put in your dog's body, more than anything else, will determine his future health, happiness, energy level and perhaps even his vet bills. 100% of the ingredients we use to make JustFoodForDogs are certified for human consumption by the USDA. They are not a 'factory' or a 'plant' certified to make dog food but kitchens that have never seen the presence of even one 'feed quality' ingredient - ever. This method is much more hands on, it takes longer and costs more but it retains the nutritional value of the ingredients and in our view, makes JustFoodForDogs the best food in the world for your dog.Why join us?We offer best in class benefits, health, dental, vision, 401k, Pet Insurance, and Employee Discounts on our food and supplements.Job DetailsJob Details:We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Procurement Analyst to join our team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of our supply chain by efficiently managing our food procurement processes. This role is perfect for an individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, has a keen eye for detail, and is passionate about making a significant impact on the bottom line of our organization.Responsibilities:As a Procurement Analyst, you will be responsible for:1. Managing and overseeing the entire procurement process for food manufacturing, ensuring that all procurement activities are carried out in accordance with company policies and procedures.2. Building and maintaining strong relationships with vendors, negotiating contracts, and managing the vendor performance evaluation process.3. Conducting detailed analysis of our procurement process to identify opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency improvement.4. Developing and maintaining accurate raw material forecasting analytics to support production planning and ensure the availability of necessary materials.5. Processing purchase orders, ensuring that all orders are accurate and delivered on time.6. Collaborating with different departments within the organization to understand their procurement needs and provide solutions.7. Utilizing ERP systems to streamline procurement processes and improve efficiency.8. Staying up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in food manufacturing and procurement.Qualifications:The ideal candidate for the Procurement Analyst role should have:1. A minimum of 2+ years of experience in food manufacturing, supply chain, vendor relations, perishable foods, forecasting, ERP systems, raw material forecasting analytics, production planning, cost reduction, sourcing, purchase orders, procurement, and purchasing.2. Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze data and make informed decisions.3. Excellent negotiation skills with a proven track record of successful vendor management.4. Strong knowledge of procurement processes, policies, and legal requirements.5. Proficiency in using ERP systems and other related software.6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong relationships with vendors and internal stakeholders.7. A bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

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