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Senior Analyst, Indirect Procurement

Newport Beach, California 610 Newport Center Drive, 92660
Senior Analyst, Indirect Procurement (24010640)



Food served fast does not have to be a typical fast-food experience. Chipotle 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.


Under supervision, the Senior Procurement Analyst's primary responsibility is to serve as the liaison 
between internal customers and vendors. Lead various procurement projects that include areas of 
purchasing, contracting, sourcing, and supply management. Manage the procurement of assigned 
category within indirect procurement, making sure vendors are meeting chipotle's product 
standards, delivery schedules and other service level requirements. 


In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but 
are not limited to: 
 Monitor supplier performances, make recommendations, and influence stakeholders for 
additions/deletions from supplier pool as appropriate. 
 Provide suppliers with feedback and help to identify continuous improvement projects. 
 Perform tactical and strategic functions related to daily procurement function which may 
include, but is not limited to, cost analysis, cost negotiation, contract management, redlining 
contracts, develop scope of work, leading and supporting RFP/RFI. 
 With Manager, develop and implement strategy for effective contract and supply 
negotiations to ensure lowest total ownership cost at right quality. 
 For assigned projects: participate, and lead in planning meetings and product evaluations 
with all stakeholders and recommend potential changes. 
 Perform category analysis, assisting in development of strategies, presenting to 
stakeholders, and implementing strategy to minimize supply chain risk. 
 Gain and demonstrate knowledge on underlying supply markets and understand pricing 
 Identify and put in place appropriate SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) 
interventions including supplier management activities around supplier reviews, service level 
agreements and ensure the contracts continues to be robust and meet Chipotle’s needs. 
 Keep a watchful eye on underlying supply markets, environment and the changing needs of 
the business and identify when action is needed in response to any change or cost impact in 
their category. 
 With Manager, maintain internal and external stakeholder relationships, and be 
accountable for resulting business performance. 
 Analyze assigned category to find potential cost-saving opportunities and perform cost 
analysis exercises without compromising supply assurance or quality. 
 Actively monitor and maintain supplier price tracker and supplier document compliance. 
 Prepare for and actively participate in supplier, team, and cross-functional meetings. 


 Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) from 4-year college or university preferred. (M.B.A. preferred) 
 3-5 years of Strategic Sourcing/Procurement experience required. 
 Supply chain management related certification: CPIM, CPSM, CSCP, six sigma, etc. preferred. 
 Moderate to advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft 365 apps 
 Ability to perform proficient to moderate data analysis, financial analysis, superior 
communication, and presentation skills. 
 Understanding of procurement process: spend analysis, opportunity identification, RFI/RFP 
process, stakeholder management, negotiations, and contracting. 
 Commitment to work with business stakeholder groups to identify needs, test and qualify new 
or existing capable suppliers, initiate requests for proposals/quotations (RFPs/RFQs), or 
contract renewals, and advise on vendor price, quality, availability, reliability, and support. 
 Strong verbal and written communication skills to lead moderately complex negotiations with 
vendors, on behalf of stakeholders and Chipotle, to unlock and maximize supplier value. 
 Willingness to travel up to 15% of the time. 


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 had over 3,400 restaurants as of December 31, 2023, 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 Fortune’s Most Admired Companies 2024 list and Time Magazine’s Most Influential Companies. With over 115,000 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 $84,000 – $117,000. 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 an 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 03/11/2024 Job Number 24010640

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