Jun 19, 2022

Sourcing Analyst (Waitsfield VT office)

  • Agri-Mark/Cabot Creamery
  • Waitsfield, VT, USA

Job Description

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of market capabilities, economic cost drivers, supplier financials, and market competition.
  • Identify and propose long-term strategic contracts to ensure optimum costs and reliable supply.
  • Document and prepare internal and external sourcing requirements for Agri-Mark.
  • Qualify supply alternatives to competitively position company for best cost solutions while meeting business requirements.
  • Provide financial analysis of make vs buy models, vendor bids, historical order patterns, and more.
  • Assess supplier and product category risks and develop appropriate contingency plans to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Ensure supplier relationships are governed by contracts and agreements that align with corporate mandates where applicable.
  • Prepare forecasts, track costs, analyze and report supply chain data.
  • Identify and drive initiatives that improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our supply chain.
  • Establish effective communication channels with supply chain network partners.
  • Partner with Product Strategy, Marketing, and Procurement to develop timelines and to execute on commercialization of new products.
  • Ensure compliance on regulatory, food safety, and shipping requirements.
  • Maintain periodic business reviews with key suppliers to track delivery and quality performance.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations for executive review.
  • Cost-benefit analysis and ability to recognize tradeoffs.

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