Sourcing Specialist

Toddy Careers

Full Time  | onsite in Loveland, Colorado

Summary
We are looking for a Sourcing Specialist to join our Innovation team to assist with a wide variety of projects that create impactful solutions for our customers. The primary focus of this position will be finding, vetting, relationship building, and communicating with new and existing vendors to ensure that all Innovation projects are well matched with partners that are reliable, deliver consistent quality, and meet our standards.

This job is best fit to a self-starter who takes pride in their work and has a strong desire to continually take things to the next level by increasing their scope of knowledge and growing their skillset to better understand current problems and future needs. Additionally, this team member will collaborate very closely with other team members and departments so will need to be a strong team-player who is able to contribute to large and small projects and check their ego at the door.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 5+ years in buyer/sourcing role within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with both US and international suppliers and manufacturers
  • Familiar with effective buying/sourcing/negotiation strategies
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Able to multitask, focusing on multiple projects at once
  • Able to understand and interpret part prints/drawings
  • Awareness of different cultural norms
  • Willing to participate in occasional off-hour supplier conference calls due to time zone differences
  • Familiar with sourcing a variety of parts / processes such as glass, plastics, metal, wood, etc.
  • Knowledge of importing: common practices, processes, customs, tariffs, etc.
  • Complete adherence to all confidentiality agreements and utmost respect for Toddy, LLC’s intellectual property and trade secrets
  • Maintain a positive attitude, put people before problems and value team victories over personal victories
  • Strong computer skills - able to learn new software and technologies that enable effective project communication and efficient use of time (examples: Basecamp, Google Suite, Gantt charts, MS Excel, flowcharting tools)
  • Able to use the Internet to research challenging issues and find solutions
  • Follow project plans and meet deadlines
  • Learn quickly from failures and apply knowledge to future tasks and projects
  • Build effective relationships and collaborate with peers, managers and co-workers across all departments
  • Openly communicates, provides timely feedback and shares ideas
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and represent Toddy, LLC positively to customers, competitors, suppliers, colleagues, and team members
  • Understand the importance of following workplace safety and food safety protocols and best practices

Skills/Experience That May Be Beneficial (Not Required)

  • Has existing relationships with companies that produce a wide variety of common parts/materials
  • Has understanding of commonly used manufacturing machinery and processes
  • Multilingual
  • Food safety standards and testing processes

Education
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

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Toddy, LLC is an innovative and respected leader in the specialty coffee industry.

Our Team is passionate, collaborative, always learning, socially and environmentally responsible and community oriented.

  • Some of our Employee Perks include:
  • Competitive pay and strong benefits package
  • 401k contribution and profit sharing upon eligibility
  • Commitment to work-life balance
  • Nutrition Program featuring daily healthy meals, snacks, and beverages
  • Cold brew and nitro coffee on tap + free drinks at our Tasting Room
  • Monthly chair massage and gym membership contribution
  • Subsidized chiropractic care
  • Team celebrations throughout the year

Compensation is based on experience.

To apply, please submit your resume and summary on why you would be a good fit for this position here. No calls or drop-ins please.