Senior Sourcing Analyst

Job Description

Assist in developing the sourcing strategy for Wine Packaging materials such as glass, labels, capsules, corks, and corrugate, among other packaging categories

Assist in all procurement activities for wine packaging materials, including but not limited to tracking bottling schedules, submitting orders, negotiating pricing, following vendor production schedules, scheduling deliveries, processing invoices 

Handle all quality issues related to wine packaging materials, including but not limited to monitoring quality complaints, collecting data, working with suppliers on root cause analysis and corrective actions

Develop and issue RFPs for all sourcing-related projects including but not limited to procurement, supply chain/logistics, professional services, capital projects

Act as the project manager or team member and lead or assist functional marketing, operations and sourcing teams to drive new product/vendor development from concept to implementation

Responsible for meeting annual COGS targets by managing supplier contracts, spend and performance

Develop, grow and maintain network of qualified suppliers of all primary and secondary packaging materials

Conduct financial analyses to achieve the optimum cost/value relationship

Understand and monitor key spending trends, cost drivers, market factors, geographic considerations, and strategic importance of critical commodities in order to implement appropriate sourcing strategies

Track metrics, including external benchmarks, to monitor performance and allow for data-driven decision-making

Work with operations and marketing team to develop and maintain detailed specification documents for all packaging materials which include technical drawings, testing procedures, AQLs, shipping formats, current artwork

Stay up to date with new packaging innovations/technology and recommend cost saving opportunities

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