Sourcing Analyst (Andover, MA corporate office) in Andover MA

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Agri-Mark/Cabot Creamery
Sourcing Analyst (Andover, MA corporate office)
Job ID: 
Andover MA
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Yes - relocation stipend; temporary housing assistance, if approved
Job Types:
Inventory Control, Planning/Scheduling, Supply Chain Analyst/Mgr.
Employment Type:
Full Time

Position Overview

The Contract Manufacturing Analyst will be responsible for managing a portfolio of contract manufacturing relationships. Reporting to the Sourcing Manager, this position will actively maintain current and prospective suppliers. Individual will deliver the highest quality supply at the most efficient cost through directed analysis, RFQs, and maximized supplier relationships.

Essential Job Functions

  • Act as a subject matter expert for contract manufacturing relationships, including in-depth knowledge of market capabilities, economic cost drivers, supplier financials, and market competition.
  • Identify and propose long-term strategic contracts to ensure optimum costs and reliable supply.
  • Develop a pipeline of qualified potential contract manufacturers capable of meeting the current and future business requirements of Agri-Mark.
  • Benchmark supply alternatives to competitively position for best cost solutions.
  • Provide financial analysis of make vs buy models and decisions.
  • Assess supplier and product category risks and develop appropriate contingency plans.
  • Ensure all contract manufacturing relationships are governed by contracts and agreements that align with corporate mandates and support key business requirements, while ensuring continuity of supply at the lowest total delivered cost.
  • Identify and drive initiatives that improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our supply chain.
  • Partner with Product Strategy, Marketing and Procurement to develop timelines and to execute on delivery of new products.
  • Assemble and analyze large quantities of data and conduct in-depth analysis.
  • Assist Business Analytics to develop dashboards in Power BI of strategic KPI’s.
  • Develop and maintain vendor scorecards inclusive of service, delivery, quality, and risk exposure.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations for executive review.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 3+ years of centralized sourcing experience in a CPG industry.
  • Strong project and business management skills.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Strong financial analysis and modeling skills.
  • Contract manufacturing experience.
  • Travel to Agri-Mark sites, industry trade shows, suppliers, and other locations as needed.
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