Nellson Nutraceutical, LLC
  • 30-Mar-2017 to 18-Jun-2017 (MST)
  • Corporate
  • Anaheim, CA, USA

Corporate Senior Buyer

Nellson is the only full-service bar and powder nutrition provider, but we are also something more. We are committed to moving nutrition forward and making an impact within the nutrition industry. We consider it our privilege to make nutritious, safe products that enhance our customers' business and their consumers' lives.  The scope of this role includes vertically integrated Supplier Relationship / Category Management.  Design and execution of all supply and price risk management activities for a respective supplier/category portfolio. 

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Utilize available market insight and knowledge as to assure Nellson is current on all changes associated with vendors, market conditions and pricing.
  • Negotiate pricing and supply strategies to meet budget standards, savings targets and working capital requirements.
  • Negotiate and establish supply contracts and pricing agreements including legal requirements from logistic and procurement perspectives.
  • Establish a relationship with industry commodity sources to gain additional expertise and promote better decisions.
  • Support budgeting process by developing forecasting tools to monitor impact and risk to the business.
  • Maintain contract files contract calendars, supplier performance scorecards and purchase price variance analysis.
  • Develop category strategies and build necessary relationships with suppliers to implement best cost alternatives while meeting all necessary quality requirements.
  • Support cross functional efforts with Operations, Quality, R&D and Sales with
    • Cost/Pricing management
    • Supplier Management
    • Interaction with Operations and Quality for material performance
    • New Product Development


Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelors degree required, supply chain, finance or related discipline desired.



  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) is a plus
  • Minimum three (3) to seven (7) years' experience in ingredient sourcing or procurement buyer role with direct responsibility for supplier management and pricing/cost decisions required.
  • Knowledge of contracts, strategic sourcing and RFP processes.
  • Good analytical skills able to assimilate data and implement data based solutions
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing situations and priorities.
  • Proven negotiation skills



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