Sourcing Lead

Chicago, IL

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As you may have read in the news …..

“HelloFresh Acquires Ready-to-Eat Meal Company Factor75, Inc.”

  • The acquisition marks the next step in HelloFresh’s growth plan in the US to strengthen its leading position and to expand its total addressable market
  • Both companies will benefit from their combined resources, operational excellence and data-driven approach

We are extremely excited by this news as we add to the range of products available to our customers.

So what is Factor? 

We believe that health and wellness starts with food and what you put into your body. Our goal is to help our customers achieve their health and wellness goals. We focus on being physically fit and healthy with nutritious, purposeful eating. We want to help real people achieve real results without sacrificing time and energy trying to sort through the overwhelming amount of information. 

We use the freshest, highest quality ingredients available, and our in-house culinary team is constantly working to optimize the nutritional value of every single meal. Meals arrive fresh and are fully prepared- simply heat in the microwave or oven and enjoy!

What is Factor? 

We believe that health and wellness starts with food and what you put into your body. Our goal is to help our customers achieve their health and wellness goals. We focus on being physically fit and healthy with nutritious, purposeful eating. We want to help real people achieve real results without sacrificing time and energy trying to sort through the overwhelming amount of information. 

We use the freshest, highest quality ingredients available, and our in-house culinary team is constantly working to optimize the nutritional value of every single meal. Meals arrive fresh and are fully prepared- simply heat in the microwave or oven and enjoy! 

HelloFresh Boilerplate:

Come see what’s cookin’ at HelloFresh!

At HelloFresh, we want to revolutionize the way we eat by making it more convenient and exciting to cook meals from scratch. We have offices all over the world and we deliver delicious meals to millions of people.  

We are the industry leader in meal-kit subscription services and we’re growing all the time. We have distinct meal-kit services that cater to everyone with the most menu variety in the market, which allows us to reach an incredibly wide population of people. 

The HelloFresh team is diverse, high-performing, and international, and our work environment is an inspiring space where you can thrive as a result.

Job Description: 

We are seeking an experienced sourcing negotiator to join our purchasing team as Sourcing Lead.  In this role, you will manage the procurement cost reduction strategy across all categories. In this role you will have an opportunity to scale our established suppliers and be a key part of bringing on new suppliers. 

You will...

  • Build and execute on variable cost reduction roadmap across purchasing categories
  • Develop a high performing network of suppliers that meet our sourcing benchmarks and increase network capacity 
  • Reduce our overall cost basis through targeted category plans and vendor strategies
  • Implement strategic sourcing negotiations and partnership planning
  • Resolve any unforeseen problems with suppliers relating to operations, purchasing or quality/performance quickly and professionally
  • Draft and negotiate supplier blanket purchase agreements

You are…

  • Someone with a clear understanding of procurement sourcing best practices
  • An expert negotiator who has handled multi-million dollar contract negotiations 
  • A creative problem solver with a process improvement mindset
  • Data-driven decision maker who is passionate about bringing that mentality to their team
  • Detail-oriented – You possess strong organizational skills and consistently demonstrate a methodical approach to all your work
  • A self-starter – You are highly motivated and passionate; you’re eager to take on new projects without knowing exactly what you will uncover
  • Agile – You thrive in fast-paced and dynamic environments and are willing to get deep into the weeds where needed
  • A strong communicator who can easily communicate complex solutions cross functionally and to upper management

At a minimum, you have...

  • 3+ years of experience in procurement and contract negotiations with relevant experience in the Food Industry
  • A degree in supply chain, business, engineering, other relevant area of study; or comparable work experience
  • Flexibility to travel (up to 25%)
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office and Google Suite applications

It is the policy of HelloFresh/Factor not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.

 

Are you up for a challenge?

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