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Senior Analyst, Paper & Packaging Procurement

Newport Beach, California 610 Newport Center Drive, 92660
Senior Analyst, Paper & Packaging Procurement (22027720)



This position is responsible for category management of all Paper & Packaging supplies, leading execution and contributing to key strategic decisions. This person will be responsible for identifying, qualifying, and negotiating with new suppliers to meet Chipotle’s growth needs, as well as managing the performance of existing suppliers and finding opportunities to grow and optimize our overall network. You will also work closely with cross-functional partners on menu innovation and other company-wide initiatives. 



In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with the planning team to identify focus areas and lead execution on growing the capacity of our supplier network especially in the area of international pipeline
  • Identify and execute on opportunities to improve margin, reduce risk, and optimize supplier performance without compromising quality or sustainability standards
  • Support Food With Integrity projects that drive leadership in sustainability and climate change.  Continue to develop the understanding of packaging material, production practices to meet our sustainability target.  Understanding of domestic regulatory requirement on material and timing is also required. 
  • Analyze commodity markets and build relationships with our network of market experts. Make price, contract, and supplier allocation recommendations based on your view of the market, regularly communicating analysis through category reviews, price forecasts, and other reporting
  • Build excellent relationship with vendors, ensure they abide by policies and provide excellent service, and work closely with the logistics team to identify and resolve supplier issues
  • Work closely with cross-functional partners on menu innovation and other company-wide initiatives


  • B.A./B.S. in Project Management, Business, Supply Chain.
  • MBA preferred
  • 3-5 years Strategic Sourcing/Procurement/Planning/Supply chain management
  • CPIM/ CPM/Six Sigma or other supply chain profession course related
  • Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, project management, vendor relations, communication (verbal and written), stakeholder management,
  • Category ownership, negotiation, risk-management, financial planning, contract ownership, bilingual (mandarin)
  • Customer service, time management, travel (international at times), results driven, problem solving


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 3,000 restaurants as of June 30, 2022, 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. Chipotle is ranked on the Fortune 500 and is recognized on the 2022 list for Fortune's Most Admired Companies. With over 100,000 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 WWW.CHIPOTLE.COM.



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.

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 Sep. 09, 2022 Job Number 22027720

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