Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods Senior Sourcing Specialist in Milwaukie, Oregon
Title: Senior Sourcing Specialist
Department: Supply Chain
Hours: M-F, 8 AM-5 PM
Travel: Will require travel once it is safe to do so.
Position Overview: The Senior Sourcing Specialist at BRM is responsible for the sourcing, price negotiation, contracting, and in-bound supply of strategic items. Use of research and market indicators to negotiate successful contracts is integral to the role. We are looking for a team player who is solution oriented and thrives on finding paths to improvement.
Essential Job Functions:
Negotiate, create, and maintains vendor contracts
Obtain and assess quotes – presenting details of cost breakdown and course of action
On-going review of supply chain to ensure adequate and diverse supply of ingredients
Maintain and foster vendor relationships
Coordinate the timely receipt of raw materials to meet material requirements
Ensure that all paperwork associated with in-bound orders is correct and accurate
Work closely with all parties involved to resolve quality, delivery, and supply issues
Commitment to continuous improvement through process review
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of demand planning and forecasting best practices.
Clear and concise communication skills
Team player with excellent people skills
Able to effectively assess changing priorities and meet deadlines
Excellent decision-making capabilities
Strong project management skills
Self-motivated and detail oriented
5 to 7 years in supply, ideally with experience in commodity buying/contracting
Experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel.
Excellent MS Excel required
Knowledge of supply chain and manufacturing operations
Working knowledge of Tableau preferred
Experience with ERP systems.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
APICS certification preferred.
Protecting Our Employees
In these unprecedented times, the demand for our products is at an all-time high. However, we recognize that many of you have concerns regarding COVID-19. The health and safety of our employees and our customers is our highest priority, and we are committed to being transparent about everything we are doing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
We have been rigorously following the recommendations and guidelines of the CDC and the World Health Organization over the past few weeks and have implemented a number of additional measures to keep our employees safe and help prevent the spread of coronavirus:
Areas of our facility that may be frequently touched, such as door handles, handrails and buttons, are being regularly disinfected by our safety and sanitation teams
We have posted guidelines for proper handwashing, social distancing and how to recognize symptoms; we require employees to stay home if they are feeling ill
Non-essential outside visitors to our facility are barred and all public tours are canceled
All non-essential in-person meetings are canceled
We are continuing to develop new policies to support employees during this crisis
In addition, we always offer these great benefits:
Generous compensation and benefits
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Growth potential—we promote from within!
Employee discount at the Whole Grain Store
What you should know: Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business. Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
FLSA Status: Exempt
External Company Name: Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods, Inc.
External Company URL: www.bobsredmill.com
Street: 13521 SE Pheasant Ct.
Post End Date: 1/25/2021