Purchasing Analyst

Posted Date 3 months ago(7/7/2021 2:57 PM)
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About Us

T. Marzetti Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ: LANC), is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets. Our retail brands include Marzetti®, New York Bakery™, Sister Schubert’s®, Reames®, Flatout®, Angelic Bakehouse®, and Bantam Bagels®, in addition to exclusive license agreements for Olive Garden® dressings, Chick-fil-A® sauces and Buffalo Wild Wings® sauces. Our foodservice business supplies many of the top restaurant chains in the United States.


At T. Marzetti, our mission is to be The Better Food Company: Better people, that make better products, in a better corporate culture, that work in unison to make the world a better place. Led by our purpose, To Nourish Growth with All that We Do, our more than 3,000 team members are dedicated to innovative and quality products as well as superior service and value for our customers.


You know our products, you have probably purchased many!! Join the company leading the way in consumer packaged goods…T. Marzetti Company!!


When you join the T. Marzetti Company, you’re joining a trustworthy and proud organization that recognizes people are our greatest asset.  In our plants, you’ll have an opportunity to work for an industry leader in consumer packaged goods.


With our company, you get work life balance, inviting and fun culture, attractive and competitive compensation and benefits package, career opportunities, and more. NOW is the time to join The Better Food Company!!


T. Marzetti Company is looking for a Purchasing Analyst who will be responsible for supporting enterprise-wide procurement. This involves data gathering, and analysis of organizational data/spend to identify savings-opportunities across the company. They will work with a variety of systems and partner with cross-functional business units.


We are seeking students who have graduated out of college with a Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain/Business/Analytics, etc.     With some true business internship experience.


  • Develop and maintain category databases to support Strategic Sourcing Director of Logistics, conduct relevant analysis to support overall category sourcing activities.
  • Provide, track and evaluate procurement metrics including areas of spend analytics, inventories, payment terms, lead times, pack sizes…etc. Creates business intelligence tools and/or reporting systems, including design of related spreadsheets or other outputs.
  • Responsible for entering, maintaining contracts in systems and communicating them to Marzetti owned plant buyers.
  • Work with demand planning to provide forecast for items purchased.
  • Create RFx models/spread sheets to evaluate suppliers’ bids and assist category managers in decision making process.
  • Works cross-functionally with supply chain, logistics, finance and other business units to process and manage new item and new vendor set-ups.
  • Help resolve payment issues, invoice discrepancies with suppliers and AP.
  • Work directly with sales teams to ensure RFP’s are competitive from transportation and warehousing perspective to win additional sales business.


  • BS degree in Business, Economics, and/or Supply Chain
  • Mathematical skills / statistical analysis
  • SAP Preferred
  • Detail oriented, organized and accurate; mathematically proficient, self-motivated
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced presentation skills with Word, Excel, and Power Point, and Access


  • Action Oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Manages Complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
  • Financial Acumen - Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions
  • Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
  • Drives Engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives
  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Persuades - Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitments of others
  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances

Cultivate Your Career

At T. Marzetti, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect for everyone. We strongly encourage veterans, women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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