Food Product Developer/Buyer - San Carlos, CA
Location: San Carlos, CA
Department: Food Product Development
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Mid Level
NatureBox (www.naturebox.com) is on a mission to make discovering bold, delicious foods easier by empowering consumers with direct access to better choices and a dynamic, personalized experience. NatureBox is a high-growth company that is reinventing the way consumers purchase nutritious foods by leveraging the power of technology and shipping directly to consumers. NatureBox focuses on the $70 billion snack market, selling monthly subscriptions that allow customers to conveniently purchase, discover and enjoy a variety of innovative NatureBox branded snacks. The Company has over 80 employees and is backed by leading venture capital firms, including General Catalyst, Softbank, and Canaan Ventures.
We are growing incredibly fast. To support this growth, NatureBox is building our food sourcing team to ensure a delightful customer experience with great products. We are heads-down focused on growing and developing a winning product assortment.
NatureBox is looking for a smart, eager, hard-working, creative candidate with strong private label/specialty or all natural food sourcing experience. The candidate will have great analytical, vendor relationship, negotiation and organizational skills. This candidate will help manage existing supplier relationships and help to identify new suppliers in support of our rapid growth. NatureBox is located in downtown San Carlos, CA, and is backed by leading venture capital firms. The company offers full benefits.
-Drives the execution of multiple business plans and
projects for the sourcing team.
-This includes ideation, adaptation, costing, product quality and distribution related issues.
-Respond to vendor cold calls and recommend new vendors
and products that meet the companyís requirements.
Skills and Characteristics
-Strong decision making, rooting decisions in
-Bachelorís Degree in business, food science, or
related fields with 5-7 years of merchandising or food buying/purchasing
experience (preferably in the specialty and/or natural food industry).
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