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Category Specialist

Company: Mountaire Farms
Location: Siler City
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Primary Purpose This job involves developing insights on designated categories of company spend and leading sourcing events to procure the needed materials or services from the best vendors- this will result in the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Activities will include research and analysis of primary spend categories, market data, financial analytics and financial projections for potential sourcing, events. Will work cross functionally with other teams at Mountaire including IT, Plant Operations, and Finance; researching business needs and developing the right sourcing event or supplier action to affect the best result. Major Duties & Responsibilities Work cross functionally researching business needs and developing proper action to ensure TCO. Contract management, Vendor Selection, Approval, Management. RFQ, RFP, RFI bids for category spend. Provide daily, weekly, and monthly analysis to business partners and senior leadership. Communicate with business partners on key objectives. Improvement projects that advance customer service levels, improve product flows, minimize supply. Align with other Mountaire teams, IT, Plant Operations and Finance, collaborate to gain a working knowledge of business needs. Direct facilitation of meeting needs. Market research and analysis; lead spend, contract, and research for designated categories, assess supplier capabilities and identify new sources of supply. Directs and enforces all safety policies and standards. Qualifications Relevant Procurement and Negotiation Experience or Bachelors degree. 3 to 5 years' experience. Analytics and Data Management, SQL, Access, Excel, Oracle, SAP or other ERP Software. About Us Are you looking for more than just a job? The culture at Mountaire is one of our greatest strengths and most valued assets. We maintain the same core values and family-focused work environment that we've operated with since day one. You will find that your peers, supervisor and team members are genuinely committed to, not only your success, but also working together to provide high-quality products to our customers. We are a service to one another and to our customers, demonstrating operational excellence and outstanding performance. About the Team Mountaire Overview Mountaire Corporation and its two operating affiliates, Mountaire Farms Inc. and Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc. (collectively, "Mountaire Farms" or "Mountaire"), are agricultural food production and processing companies providing competitive jobs to almost 10,000 dedicated employees at facilities in Arkansas, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. Now the fourth largest chicken company in the United States, we are still family owned and fully committed to giving back to the communities where we do business. At Mountaire Farms, our culture is what defines us. It sets us apart from our competition and reinforces what we stand for. Supporting each other, uplifting each other, and helping each other succeed -- that's the Mountaire way! Our vision is to provide growth, stability, and opportunities for our people, our customers, and our communities by profitably delivering wholesome quality chicken. Total Compensation Mountaire also offers an amazing total compensation package! A few examples of our benefits that may be offered to you are: eight paid holidays, Medical Plans with free onsite Health and Wellness Centers, Dental and Vision Programs, Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, Retirement Planning with 401(k), Profit Sharing, Employee Discounted Chicken Sales, Employee Discounts with partners (Car Purchase, Phone Plans, & Shopping), Tuition Reimbursement at up to $6,000 annually, and many exciting career development programs!

Keywords: Mountaire Farms, Greensboro , Category Specialist, Other , Siler City, North Carolina

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