Procurement Buyer (Green Chef)

HelloFresh

Operations | Boulder, CO, US

Green Chef is the leading and first certified organic company in the meal kit space in the US. We are passionate about making it easier to eat healthfully at home. Founded in September 2014, Green Chef is already a national force with hundreds of employees and tens of thousands of customers relying on us to help them eat well.


In 2018 Green Chef and Hello Fresh partnered to become the world’s largest meal kit company.  Together, we tirelessly work to disrupt the food industry.


Green Chef remains focused on delivering healthy, organic ingredients, designed for busy people. We believe in creating thoughtful food experiences from planting to plating. We strive to create greater interaction and meaningful connections with the food that nourishes us, the people who provide it, and the ones we share it with. Green Chef offers a variety of specialty lifestyle plans including Keto, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Omnivore, and Carnivore.


We are in pursuit of a customer-centric Buyer who is willing to do whatever it takes to satisfy customer needs.  If you are detail-oriented with a proven ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet time-sensitive deadlines, read on!


Successful Buyers at Green Chef are data-driven and curious about what insights can be derived from numbers.  They are highly adaptable and thrive in a fast-paced, high-change and dynamic work environment.


Responsibilities



  • Assist procurement team in identifying their individual buying needs of a variety of different SKUs

  • Research, identify and develop relationships with new sources of suppliers for the company that meet criteria including (but not limited to) price, quantity, quality, and timeliness

  • Negotiate and manage relationships with an existing network of suppliers and vendors

  • Analyze purchases of an assigned category to ensure the accuracy of information, purchasing procedures and identify any discrepancies, etc

  • Coordinate with suppliers to ensure timely deliveries and inventories matches demand requirements

  • Resolve any unforeseen problems with suppliers relating to operations, purchasing or quality/performance quickly and professionally


Requirements



  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 1-3 years of procurement and/or sourcing experience

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically MS Excel

  • Flexibility to work occasional  weekends

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong negotiation skills


Our team is diverse, high-performing and international, helping us to create a truly inspiring work environment in which you will thrive!


It is the policy of Green Chef and HelloFresh 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.