Vendor Assurance Analyst

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SALARY RANGE: $90,000 – $120,000 + 10% bonus
       
SHIFT | HOURS:     1st shift 8a – 5p | Monday – Friday  
You will help procure the best products and services from vendors. Actively involved in all aspects of vendor management and coordination throughout every stage of the business relationship. They supervise any pre-screening or qualification procedures and negotiate favorable terms and prices. They initiate any onboarding or initial account setup, make introductions to direct account representatives, oversee the processing of contracts and invoices, and resolve any conflicts to ensure an ongoing positive connection. They also guide and implement high-level vendor management strategies and policies.

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, business or related field is required.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Vendor Management- specific to food
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrated careful attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving abilities.
  • Comfortable guiding and managing negotiations.
  • Team oriented with the ability to work independently
  • High degree of self-motivation and discipline
  • Strong time management, presentation, and communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of individuals inside & outside the organization and maintain regular contact with all stakeholders

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance protocols
  • Grow the efficiency of existing organizational processes and procedures to enhance and sustain the organization’s internal capacity
  • Actively pursue strategic and operational objectives
  • Support Strategic Improvements,  which require actively seeking feedback from various departments and vendors to craft and refine strategies to enhance the value derived from vendors. This could mean re-negotiating terms, introducing new performance metrics, and changing vendors if necessary. The aim is to ensure the relationship remains dynamic, flexible, and consistently improving
  • Drive continuous, provable improvements and efficiencies based on data.
  • Create and maintain daily logs detailing vendors’ activities.
  • Drive continuous, provable improvements and efficiencies based on data.
  • Create and maintain daily logs detailing vendors’ activities.
  • Audit regularly to ensure standard operating procedures are being followed.
  • Ensure operational activities remain on time and within a defined budget
  • Other duties as assigned.

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