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Packaging Associate Strategy Manager

Company: HelloFresh
Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat forever by offering our customers high quality food and recipes for different meal occasions. Over the past 10 years, we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are a global food solutions group and the world's leading meal kit company, active in 17 countries across 3 continents. So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of customers looking for delicious, healthy and sustainable options. The HelloFresh Group now includes our core brand, HelloFresh, as well as: GreenChef, EveryPlate, Chef's Plate, Factor, and Youfoodz.Job Description: You will ...

  • Lead and execute sourcing activities or Request for Proposals for assigned categories
  • Be responsible for identifying and executing cost savings opportunities, securing supply/capacity, and finding innovative alternatives for your respective categories
  • Own costing inclusive of budget/inflation estimates, inbound costs, cost to hold safety stock, associated cap-ex, etc.
  • Analyze and monitor market trends, supplier landscape and innovation/trends for respective categories
  • Ensure proper alignment with internal stakeholders/customers on business needs
  • Lead negotiations with suppliers to secure maximum value while taking into consideration TCO (total cost of ownership), service, and quality
  • Build supplier relationships that generate value for both HelloFresh and the suppliers over time
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and change management
  • Manage and maintain relationship with suppliers, optimizing the company's supplier base
  • Collaborate and support the Operations, Engineering, and Planning teams within the Packaging Procurement team in executing strategic initiatives activities (eg. reduction of quality error rates, reduction of DC changeovers, etc.)You are...
    • Is analytical and has a hunger for problem-solving
    • Proactive, ambitious, and assertive: you have an ownership mindset and constantly think outside the box for continuous improvement opportunities
    • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with constant change and limited direction
    • Comfortable making split-second decisions with far reaching consequences
    • Able to effectively communicate and to effect change with internal stakeholders, peers, senior management and our suppliersAt a minimum, you have...
      • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university (Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, Legal or similar)
      • Ideally 3+ years of strategic sourcing experience, preferably in packaging and/or insulated liners.
      • Knowledge of the strategic sourcing process/methodologies and an ability to read and interpret commercial contract language
      • Vast knowledge and interest in food packaging
      • Quantitative and analytical experience (either through education or professional experience) including solid comfort in Google suite and or MS Office applicationsYou'll get…
        • Competitive Salary & 401k company match that vests immediately upon participation
        • Generous parental leave of 16 weeks & PTO policy
        • $0 monthly premium and other flexible health plans
        • 75% discount on your subscription to HelloFresh (as well as other product initiatives)
        • Snacks, cold brew on tap & monthly catered lunches
        • Company sponsored outings & Employee Resource Groups
        • Collaborative, dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven companyAbout HelloFreshWe believe that sharing a meal brings people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures together. We are committed to celebrating all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensuring that everyone feels a sense of inclusion and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers' homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!At HelloFresh, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company's commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.We want to do adapt our processes and create a safe space that welcomes everyone so please let us know how we can accommodate our process. In case you have any accessibility requirements you can share that with us in the application form.To learn more about what it's like working inside HelloFresh, follow us on Instagram and LinkedIn

Keywords: HelloFresh, New York , Packaging Associate Strategy Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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