Nellson Nutraceutical, LLC
  • 09-Apr-2018 to 08-Jun-2018 (MST)
  • Corporate Procurement
  • Anaheim, CA, USA

Join the Nellson team, and Become Part of Our Winning Team of Professionals!


At Nellson, we invest in highly talented people, and provide them with opportunities to continuously learn and grow to realize their full potential.

Our state-of-the-art facilities, warehouses, and corporate offices offer a knowledgeable and professional environment to employees. By joining our performance-oriented team, you will be able to put your expertise to use and positively impact many groups across our production process.

We currently have an exciting opportunity on the Nellson team! We are seeking an energetic and results oriented Category Manager who will support 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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