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Analyst, Strategic Sourcing (Ingredients)

Company: Jobleads
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Analyst, Strategic Sourcing (Ingredients) Impossible Foods is addressing the most catastrophic threats facing humanity: climate change and biodiversity collapse. A global transition to a plant-based food system will turn back the clock on atmospheric CO2 levels, restore natural ecosystems and reverse meltdown in wildlife biomass. The easiest -- if not only -- way to make our civilization sustainable is to eliminate livestock, the most dangerous technology on Earth. But humans won't give up meat. So we need to make meat better -- more delicious and more nutritious, without animals as the underlying production technology. That means that making meat sustainably is the most important and urgent problem for the global scientific community. Impossible Foods' mission is to completely replace the use of animals as a food-production technology by offering consumers everything they currently value about animal products -- and making products that are vastly superior to their animal analogues. To do this, we are taking a revolutionary scientific and market-based approach. We are inventing efficient, sustainable ways to transform ingredients from plants into meat, fish and dairy foods that deliver all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the destructive environmental or public health impact. Our world-class R&D team has been building the know-how and technology platform to produce meat, fish and dairy foods from plants. Impossible Foods is experiencing rapid growth and is resolutely committed to leading all aspects of the plant-based food revolution"from discovery to commercial production. The only thing that will separate Impossible Foods from success and failure is our ability to recruit more world-class experts. Want to join? Check out the job opening and requirements below: You Will Build dashboards that report out key metrics to an executive audience Perform challenging, ad-hoc analyses to support contracting for major ingredients including evaluating various forecasts, potential write-off, and other financial, logistical, and supply implications. Ability to build and maintain long-range supply/manufacturing capacity models incorporating variable drivers like sales, newly developed technologies, CAPEX required, etc. Evaluate company long-range sales plans against capacity models and provide supply scenarios with recommendations to help mitigate risk and build supply redundancy Evaluate and monitor supplier performance through metrics driven score carding and data modeling Evaluate potential long-term supply risks with our key suppliers and ingredients, synthesizing both company specific info and market research intelligence Assess commodity performance where readily available against contract and provide visibility to Finance and Accounting for forecasting purposes Responsible for financial analysis of bids and contracts Manage reporting of supplier spend, savings, expiring contracts, supplier payment terms, supplier diversity, etc. Develop bottom-up, highly detailed should-cost models Actively support and engage with experts and stakeholders to ensure continuous improvement is identified through due diligence and benchmarking processes Develop strong working relationships with team members and business partners cross-functionally to achieve desired outcomes Manage cost savings and cost avoidance projects and process for the team Support the Sourcing team with activities including, but not limited to, developing RFI/RFPs, scoring RFI/RFPs, preparation for supplier meetings, completing scorecards You Have Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, economics, or a related field Minimum 3-4 years of experience in a highly analytical, data-intensive and/or strategic role at a startup or management consulting firm. Preferred CPG/Food company experience Prior experience in a quantitative role within sourcing, supply chain, and/or manufacturing 5-10% travel required (after COVID) Ability to synthesize large, complex data sets into clear, impactful metrics and reports that will help drive our business Ability to communicate data effectively cross-functionally, especially to leadership, in a very data-intensive company Ability to identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compares data from different and disparate sources to draw conclusions Knowledge and ability to analyze a wide range of supplier information such as financial data, market position, management capabilities, etc. and identify potential risks. Hard-working, self-motivated individual with excellent quantitative skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to think critically. Structured and organized thinker who can drive analytical projects to completion with minimal direction; intense analytical ability, attention to detail and ability to deep-dive when necessary Advanced Excel skills with experience building complex models Proficient in financial modelling and MS Powerpoint Proficient in BI/reporting tools such as Tableau, Qlik, SEI, Crystal Reports, Alteryx Proficient in ERP data manipulation and analysis Ability to prioritize projects and stakeholder needs Ability to work with ambiguity A high-energy individual with a positive can-do attitude. Passion for food, sustainability, and our mission Impossible Foods Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: Jobleads, Redwood City , Analyst, Strategic Sourcing (Ingredients), Other , Redwood City, California

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