Senior Procurement Analyst at RXBAR

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RXBAR is a clean-label snack brand with products made from a few simple ingredients and no BS. RXBAR simplifies food by creating snacks that are real and delicious. It's honest and straightforward—no overblown claims, certifications, or gimmicks. With products including RXBAR, RXBAR Kids, RXBAR A.M. OATS and RX Nut Butter, RX makes food that not only tastes good, but is wholesome and nutritious too.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Procurement Operations, the Senior Procurement Analyst will oversee the material planning process and inventory management for all raw materials across the network of RXBAR manufacturing locations. The Senior Procurement Analyst will be responsible for the accurate and timely purchasing of all raw materials and packaging to support RXBAR production. Additionally, they will work cross functionally within the organization to ensure suppliers meet RXBAR quality standards, gather data to support supplier management and ensure adherence to the co-manufacturing process requirements. 

General Functions + Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage end to end material requirements planning through effective forecast, purchase and management of raw materials and packaging inventory; utilize production planning forecasts to develop extended view of raw material and packaging needs
  • Leverage category strategies and category plans to manage the purchasing process; create, submit and track purchase orders to ensure on time delivery of materials to manufacturing locations
  • Optimize raw material and packaging inventory levels for on time production while limiting excess inventory costs and maintaining flexibility for production requirements
  • Manage purchasing and inventory reconciliations across co-manufacturing network
  • Work with cross functional project teams on supporting the purchasing and inventory requirements for new product development and product line extensions
  • Work with the R&D and Quality teams to continuously manage, qualify and integrate new suppliers and new raw materials into the RXBAR network
  • Manage all procurement related systems data to effectively enable the procure to pay, supplier risk management, and material planning processes.
  • Proactively collaborate with category managers to enable procurement to build effective supplier relationships, provide purchasing historical data, identify material trends as well as execute contractual requirements within the purchasing process
  • Manage Procurement process challenges and identify root cause and corrective actions within the overall procurement operations

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical, data management, business process and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives at the same time, with a sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated ability to create and lead cross functional processes as well as make decisions with little oversight
  • Bachelor’s degree in business discipline and 3+ year’s experience across supply chain, with focus in materials planning, purchasing, and supplier management
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact in a cross-functional environment with all levels of management
  • High level of proficiency in Procurement related systems and Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong understanding of consumer products and food manufacturing is desirable

Total Rewards Package: Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, 401K plan with Company match, cell phone & fitness membership reimbursement, subsidized commuter benefits, bike & helmet, unlimited products (for real), RXBAR gear and invaluable experience growing a company.

 

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Location

412 N Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of RXBAR

What's something quirky about your company?

Working at RXBAR becomes a lifestyle. We naturally love to share what work life is like on our personal social media accounts, whether it be new product launches, the amazing view from our rooftop, team meeting events, or all the workouts employees do together, it’s a unique almost cult-like culture but something we're so proud to be a part of.

Alyssa

Senior Event Coordinator

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Here at RXBAR, we approach and plan everything differently. Whether it be TV, outdoor media, podcasts or paid social, we’re going against the “norm” of traditional advertising and building a new, unique approach to break through clutter they see everyday. Our goal is to woo our audience so they lean in, not annoy and inadvertently push them away.

Jenny

Media Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

One of the key aspects that attracted me to RX, beyond the company's aggressive growth phase, was the Leadership Team's investment in developing its people. Individuals have the opportunity to own their development path & grow at an exceptionally fast rate in a company that promotes from within & w/o the constraint of a formal promotion structure.

Steph

Vice President of Operations

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Anyone that joins our team is quickly introduced to the idea that innovation can come from anywhere. Placing ownership on our team members that they are the product advocates while also placing ourselves in our customer shoes, has enabled leadership and creative license. It's amazing to be a part of a company that places such an importance on R&I.

Eliana

Vice President of Research & Innovation

What are some things you learned at the company?

I love working at RX because the organization values me as an individual & as myself, where self-awareness is harnessed as a strength to accelerate growth. I am driven to build a new team (FP&A), training a financial muscle that empowers the organization through trust. I love the challenge of being a creator, as we question orthodoxy in finance.

Kirk

Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

What are RXBAR Perks + Benefits

RXBAR Benefits Overview

Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, 401K plan with RXBAR match, Education Assistance Program, cell phone & fitness membership reimbursement, subsidized commuter benefits, bike & helmet, unlimited RXBARs, RXBAR gear and invaluable experience growing a company. 

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our approach to perks: While our business is growing at an exponential rate, we've maintained the nimble, no B.S. mindset that has made us the fastest-growing nutrition bar brand in the U.S. The experience at RXBAR is different from day one. Beyond the typical offering of full benefits, 401k match and generous PTO allowance, we differentiate ourselves from other CPGs in the space. Every employee spends their first two weeks in Customer Service, enabling them to interact with the incredible customers we service everyday and adapt the servant mindset that drives everything we do. Immediate impact, opportunity for growth, educational opportunities, mentorship, creative thinking, diversity, exposure to senior leaders - these are all realities at RXBAR, not just buzz words. With our open-office format and pursuit of excellence, we foster an environment that supports personal and professional growth. To support the needs of our growing business, we've implemented "dynamic job descriptions" as individual's roles are constantly evolving, allowing them to take on added responsibility and new challenges.

Cell phone reimbursement, gym membership reimbursement, bike & helmet reimbursement and unlimited RXBAR's are a few of the extras you'll receive when working here.

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