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Sourcing Specialist

Austin, TX
  • Expired: May 03, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

About Onnit: Onnit is an Austin, TX-based health and wellness brand focused on encouraging a peak level of human performance through the best in nutritional supplementation, health-conscious foods, and unconventional fitness equipment and training. We are rapidly growing through support from professional athletes, medical practitioners, and our thousands of customers. We are proud of our Austin roots and have established a world-class gym next door to our headquarters.

We’re excited to be named a Best Place to Work in Austin by Austin Business Journal, and we’d love to show you why. About the Position: The Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for supporting a variety of sourcing needs within the supplement, food, and fitness categories. This person will work closely with Onnit’s Supply Chain and Product Development teams and Unilever’s Procurement team to support business goals of product availability, cost reductions, improved sustainability, and accelerated execution of new product launches. Responsibilities: Responsible for sourcing raw materials, packaging, and finished goods for all Onnit product categories Manage the RFQ/RFP process and supplier negotiations to secure best price and terms Negotiates the best price and terms as well as ongoing expectations and prepares supply agreements for execution Support Product Developdment team in all new product launches and existing product renovations Accountable for identification and delivery of opportunities to reduce costs and increase quality by viewing the entire value chain and connecting functional silos within and outside of Onnit In collaboration with Product Development, identifies, selects, qualifies, and forms strategic partnerships with suppliers based on internal and external customer needs within framework of Onnit’s strategic direction Support and improve current supplier performance and development strategies, evolving Onnit's supply base to support category growth and manage risk Works with legal counsel to ensure that all contracts relating to supply chain meet Onnit and Unilever standards Carry out extensive supplier due diligence via research and on-site supplier evaluations to support the cross-functional supplier qualification process Support supply chain team in the development and implementation of Should-Cost analysis Work with Supply Chain team to identify and capture cost improvement opportunities Support efforts to improve sustainability through good sourcing practices Requirements Advanced training in mathematics, statistics, and/or data science 4+ years of relevant experience that includes quantitative analysis Strong knowledge of supply chain, finance, and operations Expert in Excel and other MS Office tools Experience with planning tools (Kinaxis, Anaplan, MS Dynamics, SAP, etc.) Effective communication, presentation, and meeting facilitation skills Highly detail oriented and organized Ability to thrive within Onnit’s core values of Authenticity, Transparency, Reciprocity, Curiosity, and Quality Benefits Excellent understanding of global dietary supplement ingredient market Strong knowledge of relevant operational sourcing/procurement processes within an ERP/MRP based manufacturing company Familiarity with manufacturing of dietary supplements and/or food products Project management experience within a supply chain function is preferred Exceptional interpersonal and social skills with the ability to problem-solve collaboratively with different functional groups Familiarity with Lean Six Sigma preferred Bachelor's Degree 5-6 years of sourcing & supplier development experience EOE race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/veteran status



Austin, TX



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