Food Supply Chain Analyst

| Chicago
Home Chef is building new ways to navigate the booming meal kit delivery industry. Our team is a unique mix of creators, chefs, entrepreneurs, and trailblazers and we’re growing quickly. Our customer-first mentality, combined with a zest for supporting our peers, helped us bring home Built in Chicago’s Startup of the Year Moxie award in 2017. If you’re ready to be part of the action, we’re ready to connect with you. There are no limits to where we can go together.
Summary of Responsibilities: The Procurement Excellence Analyst is a key member of the Food Supply Chain team, assisting in the team’s tactical and strategic direction. The role’s primary responsibilities are focused on the management and creation of ordering tools, analysis of weekly ordering performance, and development of initiatives to drive improvement in procurement KPIs.
The analyst must be comfortable with being in high demand and handling numerous tasks or initiatives simultaneously. She/he must be able to lead projects with minimal supervision while also playing a support role when needed. We rely on the analyst to be analytical and detail-oriented, yet have a sense of vision and possibilities for this role.

Analyze Food Supply Chain Metrics and Develop Initiatives to Drive Improvement

  • Enable data-driven decision making by reporting on core KPIs and performing ad-hoc analyses
  • Examples of past projects include: analyzing produce market trends to inform expected pricing for culinary team; publishing weekly Food Supply Chain performance KPIs

Develop Tools and Dashboards to Facilitate Supply Chain Processes

  • Find innovative ways to make data actionable for our buying and supply chain teams - build processes to better collect, store, and visualize data in a meaningful and impactful way
  • Examples of past projects include: developing a scorecard to track supplier OTIF; creating a tool to track weekly pricing variance

Manage and Improve Current Ordering Tools and Processes

  • Partner with our buying teams and supply chain team to develop, manage, and continually improve tools Understand challenges with current tools and processes and drive forward improvement
  • Examples of past projects include: reducing number of PO pricing discrepancies; managing weekly creation of ordering tool

Qualifications:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset: energetic and able to lead change, create vision, and inspire people to achieve goals in a fast-paced environment
  • Problem solver: Identify issues quickly and bring recommended solutions backed by logic to the discussion
  • Interpersonal savvy: Develop rapport across the organization in order to build consensus for implementing new processes and tools
  • Results oriented: Deal with ambiguity and make timely decisions to get to impact quickly
  • Attention to detail: Organizational skills and ability to manage details of complex systems and operational processes
  • Embody the Home Chef core values of customer first, pursuing excellence, taking ownership, and building a best-in-class team
  • Completion of a four-year degree program.1-2 years work experience in supply chain, engineering, operations, management consulting, or data analysis role; top-ranked candidates strongly preferred
  • Technical ability: experience using data analysis programs (e.g. Excel and Google Business Apps) are a must, experience using SQL, Python, and/or JavaScript highly desired
  • Comfortable working in a manufacturing environment. Travel to our production facilities in Chicago, Atlanta, and Los Angeles may be required as part of this position (up to ~10%)

Perks and Benefits:- Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!- Direct access to senior management – our leadership team works alongside our team members every day- Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance- Generous paid time off (PTO) policy- 401k program - Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical, dependent care, parking, or transit expenses- Free water taxi, discounted gym membership, and daily bike storage for Wrigley building employees- Cold brew coffee on tap at no charge- Employee discounts for Home Chef meal kits- Free lunch every Friday and snacks and beverages on hand every day- Casual dress Home Chef is an equal employment opportunity employer

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Location

Located in the iconic Wrigley building, our location offers the best of the Loop and River North. Close to transportation, restaurants & shops.
400 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

What are Home Chef Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided

Additional Perks + Benefits

Direct access to senior management – our leadership team works alongside our team members every day. Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical, dependent care, parking, or transit expenses. Free water taxi, discounted gym membership, and daily bike storage for Wrigley building employees. Cold brew coffee on tap at no charge (Wrigley office location). Employee discounts for Home Chef meal kits. Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!

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