Purchasing Analyst

Date Posted: 
Company Name: 
Home Chef
Job Location: 
Chicago , IL
Contact Name: 
Anusuya Ramdass
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Job Description

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

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)

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%)

Closing Date: 
Position is open until filled