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Supply Chain Analyst

Location: 

Tampa, FL, US, 33607

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

This position provides analyst support to the Supply Chain Department by supporting the Supply Chain Managers in managing supplier relationships, arranging for and negotiating the purchase of materials within budget.  They are involved in managing supplier quality and performance to meet both strategic and tactical business goals including strategic sourcing, purchasing and logistic activities.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Maintains responsibility for the Supply Chain including managing Food, Paper, Equipment, Smallwares, Services, Utilities, or Facilities suppliers and distributors.
  2. Analyzes products for negotiations, market comparatives, accruals, pricing, and inventory management.
  3. Manages bid and contract processes.
  4. Manages commodity market information and price forecasting process.
  5. Manages the pricing process for contracted Food, Paper, Equipment, Smallwares, Services, Utilities, or Facilities categories to ensure accurate billing including monitoring weekly and monthly contract prices negotiated by the Supply Chain Managers and ensuring that they are processed and communicated to Distributors and the field.
  6. Coordinates with 3PL (3rd Party Logistics Partner) to manage implementation of contracted freight lanes and pricing.
  7. Audits, verifies, and ensures pricing agreements have been implemented or changed correctly and timely.
  8. Negotiates contracts responsibility for special categories such as hotels and others as assigned.
  9. Provides support for promotional project management, food cost calculations, inventory management, and production planning.
  10. Compiles, stores, retrieves reporting data to provide for reports and detailed analysis.
  11. Formulates recommendations and communicates regularly with Senior Management, Franchise and Company Operations to ensure continued supplies of our products.
  12. Performs other tasks and duties as assigned, with or without accommodation.

 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Knowledge:

  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to engage others and establish rapport at various levels including external customers/guests, internal RSC and field Company and Franchise MUO, Owners and Operators
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with all levels within the organization, and with guests, franchisees, and suppliers.
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to handle multiple priorities, meet demanding deadlines, adjust to sudden changes in workflow, and maintain high quality standards.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to think independently, take corrective action, and to resolve inquiries and requests for information. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, Guests and the general public.
  • Ability to maintain all job-related information in a confidential and private manner.

 

Education and Training:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; college degree preferred.

Prior Experience:

  • A minimum of 7 years Procurement and Distribution experience within Foodservice Industry.
  • Understanding of Food Service Procurement plans and processes
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Internet software
  • Project Management software is desirable

 

 

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods in one location which may be restricted to the employee’s workstation.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to Travel may be required to attend off-site training, meetings and seminars.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.