Purchasing Analyst

Date Posted: 
3/20/2017
Details
Company Name: 
Home Chef
Job Location: 
Chicago , IL
US
Contact Name: 
Mary Kay McMahon
Contact Email: 
marykay.mcmahon@homechef.com
Job Description

Home Chef is looking for a Purchasing Analyst for its Non Food Supply Chain team at its corporate headquarters in Chicago.

The Purchasing analyst would report to the Manager – Strategic Sourcing and Analytics

Company background

 Home Chef (www.homechef.com) is a Chicago-based e-commerce meal delivery service that aims to make cooking well easy by delivering fresh ingredients and step-by- step recipe cards every week straight to customers' doorstep.

 Home Chef was founded in 2013 and has seen hyper-growth; 25x growth in 2015, and 6x growth YTD in 2016 – we are targeting extremely aggressive growth over the next few year

 To help fulfill their ambitious growth goals, they are looking for highly motivated self-starters who embody Home Chef values of putting the customer first, building a best-in- class team, pursuing excellence, and taking ownership of their work.

Key responsibilities

 Design and perform analytics to better understand TCO, commodity tracking, supplier RFP negotiation and feedback, and customer experience for packaging and indirects

 Develop KPI toolkit and own Non-Food KPIs circulated to corporate, plants and suppliers

 Track and issue weekly scorecard and update all inventory count sheets

 Own and improve upon all team tools

 Perform monthly financial reconciliation analysis of POs to Invoices

 Lead competitive intelligence benchmarking and drive research into innovation opportunities

 Perform ad-hoc analyses on product development and piloting (e.g., customer experience surveys)

Skill set and experience

 Exceptional analytical skills

 Mastery of spreadsheet usage (excel, google sheets)

 Ability to develop MS Access based tools will be a plus

 Strong ability to multi-task and flexibly switch between tasks

 Strong sense for numbers in a business context

Excellent process management

Willingness to travel to suppliers (appx 10%)

INTERESTED CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY VIA THE HOME CHEF CAREER SITE.

WWW.HOMECHEF.COM/CAREERS

Closing Date: 
Position is open until filled