Role details

Purchasing Manager

Edison   •   USD85,000 - USD100,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity for career advancement
  • Outstanding company

About Our Client

My client is a FMCG leader. This is an opportunity for an individual to growth with an established company.

Job Description

  • Determine, place and confirm all purchase Orders - correct/efficient ordering patterns/cycles ie. even pallets..
  • Order new products in a timely manner to arrive prior to menu date.
  • Minimize Stock out/emergency protocol.
  • Identify & communicate all issues/concerns regarding long inventory and short shelf life to G.M. & Director of Purchasing.
  • Manage Frequency of delivery vs. storage space and menu date.
  • Participate and provide input (specifics) with Menu Planning.
  • Coordinate shipping/receiving of product to/from off-site facilities.
  • Manages the procedures for ordering, receiving, storing, and packaging meals and foods items in large quantities. Implementing and maintaining "first in first out" principles of inventory management.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with manufacturers and kitchen employees.
  • Coordinate product quality issues and vendor performance with Director of Purchasing & Quality Assurance.
  • Maintain positive manufacturer/distributor relationships.
  • Establishes a culture of respect, hard work, consistency and effective communication in the production facility and when interfacing with outside clientele.
  • Works with Production Manager to oversee daily waste log and accuracy of waste cost reporting.
  • Participates in hiring, staff training and development, and the supervision of the receiving staff.
  • Manage the Fruit Rotation & Compliance, as it relates to purchasing (i.e., purchasing correct sizes/varieties).

The Successful Applicant

  • Competence with long lead times.
  • Perpetual inventory system experience.
  • Ordering depletion system knowledge.
  • Intermediate to advanced analytical skills with Excel, database systems, etc.
  • Foodservice experience preferred.
  • Two to three years food purchasing and vendor management
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills are required - proficiency in Excel and Outlook and the ability to quickly learn new programs is required.
  • Able to multi-task in a professional, respectful manner with keen attention to detail.
  • Committed to the Revolution Foods mission that all children will have access to nutritious, tasty food to support the development of healthy minds and bodies.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds and physically perform requirements of job.
  • Forklift certified a plus.
  • Bi/Multi Lingual is a plus.
  • Valid driver's license required.

What's on Offer

Salary 85,000- 100,000 Yearly

Medial, Dental, Vision


Paid vacation

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