Sourcing Analyst in Atlanta GA

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Sourcing Analyst
Job ID: 
Atlanta GA
Up to $70k + bonus / benefits
Job Types:
Analyst, Demand Planning/Forecasting, Financial Analyst
Employment Type:
Full Time

Job Title:  Sourcing Analyst

Company:  Large Foodservice Company

Location:  Atlanta, Georgia – work remotely

Compensation:  Up to $70K + bonus, benefits

Reports To:  Strategic Sourcing Manager/Director

Position Summary

The Sourcing Analyst is responsible for sourcing, bid, and pricing analysis as well as the administration and maintenance of monthly pricing, contract monitoring, and invoice reconciliations.  This position will support additional Strategic Sourcing activities including the tracking of contract and commodity commitments, understanding and maintaining pricing models, maintaining documentation and implementation of vendor pricing, and tracking supplier performance metrics.


  • BS degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, or other equivalent experience
  • 0-3 years of experience in Supply Chain or Finance
  • Strong analytical and research skills, high attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required.  Advanced knowledge of Excel and Access
  • SAP and Ariba experience, preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment following direction in an independent manner.


  • Support the Strategic Sourcing Team through data gathering and analytics. Utilize strategic sourcing tools to sustain continuous cost reduction programs for  largest controllable expenditures
  • Prepare and analyze Request for Information, Request for Proposal and Request for Quote. Summarize Request responses using bid analysis template and work with Operations to determine optimal freight payment and shipping method
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and supplier’s reputation and performance history
  • Monitor and report on cost trends for key commodities and ingredients impacting product categories
  • Work with suppliers and inventory management to resolve supply challenges in a timely manner
  • Conduct all activities associated with analysis around pricing, invoicing, year-over-year reporting
  • Work with Transportation in determining optimal delivery terms, rates and freight class


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