Sourcing Project Manager - Europe

Posted 3.11.24
Location
Remote

Who We Are:

Nutrabolt is a fast-growing, global active health and wellness company with a portfolio of market leading performance-oriented brands that energize and fuel active lifestyles. The company’s disruptive and innovative products compete in the Functional Beverage and Active Nutrition segments, under three consumer-loved brands: C4® (one of the fastest-growing energy drink brands in the United States and the #1 selling global pre-workout brand), XTEND® (the #1 post-workout recovery brand in the United States), and Cellucor® (an award-winning sports nutrition brand created in 2002).

Since its founding 20 years ago, Nutrabolt has set out to meet the discerning needs of performance athletes and fitness enthusiasts, while appealing beyond this core group to include consumers around the globe who are making healthy, active living a daily priority.

As a Certified Great Place to Work, Top Workplaces USA honoree, Fortune Best Workplace in Texas, and more – Nutrabolt cares deeply about our people, planet, and the communities we serve. Here, our teammates are united by our mission, and take ownership in creating a healthy workplace environment that promotes strong bodies, clear minds, and a culture of respect and belonging for all.

 

Note to applicants: This role is located in London, UK. 

Who You Are: As Nutrabolt’s Sourcing Project Manager, you will play a uniquely critical part in driving cross-functional sourcing approaches for products in the early stages of the product lifecycle, in addition to mature products. You will be the subject matter expert for packaging suppliers, finished goods suppliers, components, and associated costs. You will also propose and help lead projects related to material cost reduction and quality improvement using a data-driven approach for existing and yet to be launched packaging materials.
         

What You’re Good At:

  • Collaborating with key stakeholders in the development of strategic packaging component categories
  • Identifying innovative initiatives to drive savings across the European region
  • Actively managing a large number of packaging related supplier relationships, associated costs, agreements, and respective usage allocations
  • Developing “Should Cost” modeling approach for products early in the product life cycle and presenting those samples and cost options to commercialization team
  • Analyzing and summarizing RFQ response data and facilitating the supplier selection process from all sourcing events
  • Utilizing technical competency, relevant work experience, and comprehensive package engineering knowledge throughout the new product development process
  • Developing and ensuring execution of strategies that improve the agility and reliability of the supply base in support of new product launches and line extensions
  • Assisting in determining innovative packaging solutions to improve form, fit, function and sustainable manufacturability that are within COGS targets and production lead times
  • Working closely with product development, designers, printers, brand marketing, and packaging suppliers to monitor projects moving throughout the stage gate process towards commercial launch
  • Proactively seeking out new suppliers/materials and capture market-driven cost saving opportunities through awareness of market drivers, negotiations, indices, and synergistic opportunities while simultaneously improving quality and operating efficiencies within Nutrabolt’ s co-manufacturing base
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • In this role your goals and KPIs will be focused around:
      • Driving cost savings
      • Supplier relationship management
      • RFQ analysis
      • To provide an omnichannel supply chain service that is “transparent to our customer, repeatable and cost optimised”
      • To “drive internal operational efficiency with a focus on continuous improvement and simplicity”

What You Contribute: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Packaging Engineering / Science, Chemical Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in a high turn / CPG corporate or cGMP manufacturing environment with a preference for roles in packaging engineering or procurement / sourcing
  • High proficiency with all Microsoft applications
  • Ability to effectively exercise tact, discretion, judgement, and diplomacy when interacting and/or negotiating with internal and external customers
  • Must be able to maintain high level of accuracy while producing a high volume of work under time constraints in a fast-paced, open floorplan environment
  • Ability to autonomously manage situations to which there has been no prior exposure or for which no clear road map exists
  • Flexibility to independently travel up to 25% of the time to supplier locations and industry conferences
  • Experience with food, beverage, and/or nutraceutical packaging preferred
  • Strong knowledge of commodities and global packaging markets
  • Experience with primary and secondary packaging equipment and application

 

Why Nutrabolt?

Wellness Benefits

Nutrabolt cares about our teammates’ physical, mental, and financial wellness by providing benefits like: competitive health insurance, life insurance, mental wellness programs, 401K matching, and a Lifestyle Spending Account.

Lifestyle Perks

We offer unlimited vacation paid time off and volunteer time off. You’ll get discounts on C4 Energy, Cellucor, and XTEND products, too!

Family Support 

We want you to reach your full potential at work by taking care of all loved ones at home. We provide paid parental leave, in addition to reimbursement for expenses related to childcare, fertility treatments, legal fees, and more through our Lifestyle Spending Account.

Employment Type: Full-time

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