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Lead Analyst, Raw Materials

Newport Beach, California 610 Newport Center Drive, 92660
Lead Analyst, Raw Materials (23045184)



Food served fast does not have to be a typical fast-food experienceChipotle has always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants. We are changing the face of fast food, starting conversations, and directly supporting efforts to shift the future of farming and food. We hope you will join us as we continue to learn, evolve, and shape what comes next on our mission to make better food accessible to everyone. 


As the Lead Analyst for Raw Material Planning, you will work cross functionally with Demand Planning, Procurement, and Suppliers to provide visibility to raw material sourcing, planning and any risks and opportunities. You will be responsible for end-to-end raw material planning to help us avoid supply risks and make strategic business decisions with foresight of each ingredient’s market condition, demand, and supply situations.  


  • Lead projects to enhance visibility at the suppliers’ raw material level. 

  • Understand sourcing strategies such as lead time, nuances of the growing cycles, and countries of origin, etc. of our ingredients by working with the suppliers and procurement teams.  

  • Collaborate with Capacity & Demand Planning in executing buying & planning strategies.  

  • Work with the cross-functional teams to develop creative plans to diversify ingredient and supplier network portfolio. 

  • Continuously monitor supplier inventory levels to proactively identify and help solve for supply gaps to ensure excellent service levels. 

  • Responsible for calling out any risks to our business driven by any potential raw material challenges. 

  • Provide guidance to the suppliers to mitigate shortages when supply is limited. 

  • Develop reporting tools and dashboards so that information is easily and readily accessible. 

  • Identify, analyze, and work cross-functionally to improve business process efficiencies. 

  • Present and/or deliver project updates to Supply Chain senior leadership. 

  • Create and maintain documentation of processes and procedures (e.g. SOPs, work instructions) for planning activities as needed. 


  • A bachelor's degree in business, Technology, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field is preferred but not required. 

  • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in the Supply Chain or related environment, and/or supply planning / inventory management field or an equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

  • Strong drive to stay organized and move swiftly to accomplish priorities and solve problems. 

  • Proven ability to build complex analyses that drive actionable insights. 

  • Ability to work well autonomously and be self-directed as well as collaborate in a strong team environment. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Proficiency in data analysis and modeling tools, such as Excel, SQL, Tableau or Power BI is preferred. 


Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is cultivating a better world by serving responsibly sourced, classically cooked, real food with wholesome ingredients without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Chipotle has over 3,250 restaurants in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Germany and is the only restaurant company of its size that owns and operates all its restaurants in North America and Europe. Chipotle is ranked on the Fortune 500 and is recognized on the 2023 list for Fortune's Most Admired Companies and Time Magazine's Most Influential Companies. With over 110,000 employees passionate about providing a great guest experience, Chipotle is a longtime leader and innovator in the food industry. Chipotle is committed to making its food more accessible to everyone while continuing to be a brand with a demonstrated purpose as it leads the way in digital, technology and sustainable business practices. For more information or to place an order online, visit 


A reasonable estimate of the current base salary range for this position is $110k-$140k. You are also eligible for annual cash bonuses and equity awards based upon performance and other factors. Actual compensation offered may vary depending on skill level, experience, and/or education. Chipotle offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k, sick leave, vacation time, and much more.  Visit 

Chipotle Mexican Grill is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. As a people-first company rooted in values, our purpose extends beyond serving nutritious food using real ingredients. It means hiring world-class individuals and fostering a culture that champions diversity, ensures equity, and celebrates inclusion. All qualified applicants, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.  

Qualified applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. Please contact if you need accommodation due to a disability to complete an application, job interview, and/or to otherwise participate in the hiring process. This email does not respond to non-accommodations related requests. 

Primary Location: California - Newport Beach - 9998 - 610 Newport Office-(09998)

Work Location:
9998 - 610 Newport Office-(09998)
610 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach 92660

Job Purchasing and Supply Chain Job Posting 11/10/2023 Job Number 23045184

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