Procurement Analyst

ID 
2014-2898
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-CA-Ontario
Posted Date 
1/3/2014
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Overview:

Opportunity Snapshot:
Niagara is the largest manufacturer of private brand bottled water in the nation. Our growth is fueling the search for new team members. We work in a dynamic and fast-growing environment. This is a fabulous opportunity to join a culture that encourages great team work, innovation, and fun.

 
Keys to Success:
Most essential for success in this role is to maintain a great team attitude, demonstrate passion for your work, and the willingness to learn.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage various raw material categories and procurement spend ranging from packaging materials to ingredients
  • Identify opportunities to reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for assigned raw material categories and present to managers/directors
  • Analyze market conditions to proactively manage changes in the market place & develop project plans to address such issues
  • Manage RFP/RFQ process from creation to completion and provide supplier selection recommendations to management
  • Develop and present category reports for management
  • Provide recommendations for process improvements and performance tracking metrics
  • Manage the raw material qualification process developing positive relationships with each production facility
  • Manage daily co-packer activities such as raw material and BOL receipts
  • Generate monthly POs for assigned raw material categories
  • Perform off-site inventory audits for raw materials and finished goods at co-packer sites
  • Resolve non-conforming material issues
  • Analyze and track the raw material scrap
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Management 
  • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) or other related graduate-level degree
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in the field and/or position
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Advanced spreadsheet/Excel skills; Oracle experience is a plus
  • Manufacturing/Supply chain background preferred
  • Strong relationship building and communication skills
  • Strong research and presentations skills
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with various departments
  • Ability to work autonomously

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About Niagara:

Why Niagara:

Solid Growth – Our sales have increased nearly 30% every year for the last 10 years.

 
Career development – As we continue to grow, your responsibilities will expand.  Niagara Bottling, LLC provides career growth opportunities and strives to hire from within our organization.


Proven great leadership – Niagara has established itself as a National leader in high quality affordable bottled water with geographically diversified production facilities throughout the United States.


A culture of success – At Niagara, it is a fast-paced, innovative, and work hard play hard environment.

 

 

About Niagara:

Niagara Bottling, LLC has been family owned and operated since 1963.  We operate the most eco-friendly and highest speed bottling lines in the world. We have expanded our production nationally with plants in Pennsylvania, Florida, California, Texas, Indiana, Arizona, North Carolina, Colorado and Ohio.  Our ongoing commitments to our people, technology and customer service are the keys to our success.

 

As the largest manufacturer of private brand bottled water in the country, we work closely with the largest retail organizations in the world as well as an outstanding collection of world class suppliers.  Our growth is fueling the search for new team members that can help manage this growth moving forward.