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At Premier Nutrition, we’re a team cheering on our customers every step of the way. Maybe it’s in the PowerBar right before a marathon. Or in a post-workout bottle of Joint Juice. So many athletes count on us for healthy and transparent energy products, and that’s why we need a team that’s dedicated to building the future of nutrition. So come take the first step toward a career built on winning.

Strategic Sourcing Analyst



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Premier Nutrition Corporation (PNC) distributes nutritional food products to the health-conscious consumer under the brand names Premier Protein, PowerBar, Supreme Protein, and Joint Juice. With its people first culture, PNC treats employees with positivity and empathy and embraces new and innovative ideas that spark passion, personal growth, and a healthy dose of fun around the office. Bringing dogs to work, company-wide volunteer days, philanthropy and sustainability programs, in-office massages, walking meetings and workouts at the adjacent City Sports Club gym are just a few ways we help you increase your own good energy.

What’s it like to work here? Picture the scrappy culture of a start-up, the innovativeness of a tech company, with the resources and systems of a respected consumer brand under the Post Holdings umbrella, and you should have a sense of what it feels like to work at PNC. You’ll walk into the brand-new Emeryville office each Monday morning and find a hundred of your colleagues sitting on sofas, overstuffed pillows, the floor, or beanbags talking through the week ahead and learning about each other.

PNC seeks individuals who will thrive in this collaborative work environment and will help build our high-growth company. Our leadership principles capture the behaviors we aspire to and celebrate here—from ‘embodying a strategic mindset’ to ‘building people up’, each is a valuable tool in practicing leadership consistent with our values. We are Builders – looking for ways to challenge the status quo; Champions of Positive Nutrition - taking our role as health and nutrition seriously; Better Together – because we know that success is only achievable through our collective efforts; and we Ring the Bell, by celebrating big and small wins.

PNC is part of the Active Nutrition segment and is operated by its own senior leadership team, with publicly traded Post Holdings, Inc. (FY 2018 sales of $6.3 billion) as a parent company acting in a “private equity” capacity. Post Holdings’ Active Nutrition segment is a leader in providing innovative products that support healthy, active lifestyles with over $800 million in sales. Premier Nutrition utilizes a third-party network for manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution. Post Holdings is comprised of the Active Nutrition portfolio, which includes PNC, Dymatize, ­­­and Active Nutrition International (protein bars, shakes and powder products), Post Consumer Brands (cereals), Michael Foods (eggs, potato, cheese, and pasta), Weetabix (cereals), private label business groups, and Bob Evans Farms (a leader in frozen breakfast meats and vegetables).


As a Strategic Sourcing Analyst, you will assist the Strategic Sourcing Buyers, Managers, and Director for Ingredients, Commodities, Packaging and Contract Manufacturing. The successful candidate will be able to appraise and improve our sourcing tracking by analyzing the company’s spending in key categories, productivity, financial tracking and contractual commitments.



  • Spend Analysis – track and compile spend data for Buyers, Managers and Director and report overall spend for Strategic Sourcing functions.
  • Supply Market Analysis – research and catalog market information for Buyers and Managers on supply base, supplier capability, capacity, etc.
  • Financial Analysis – Monthly PPVs, Quarterly Forecasts, Annual Budgets and Rebates.
  • RFI/RFQ/RFP – facilitate collection and compilation of key documentation (e.g. specifications, dielines, volumes, etc.), bid analysis and summary, implementation.

  • Pricing Accuracy – ensure pricing systems are accurate (internal and at Contract Manufacturers) by facilitation the update process and implementation of price changes.
  • Provide forecasts to Suppliers – Rolling weekly and annual forecasts.
  • Planning System, O9 Sourcing Lead – Support Bill of Material Updates and be the SME (Subject Matter Expert) for O9 and Net Suite for Strategic Sourcing.
  • Invoice Reconciliation – research pricing discrepancies that result in invoice errors, correct issues and facilitate appropriate approvals to ensure timely payment.

  • Productivity / Cost Savings by category.
  • Contractual Commitments – Take or Pay, Volume Commitments, Rebates, etc.
  • Develop, implement and maintain supplier performance scorecard. Continued tracking and connection of supplier performance versus business needs.
  • Contract Terms and Expirations.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain or Finance required.
  • CPG experience preferred.
  • Skills:

  • Detail oriented, analytical, organized, and objective. Must be able to analyze data quickly and ascertain a plan of action based on the data.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced Excel and Power Point skills.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.
  • Post Holdings provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran and any other category protected under applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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