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Purchasing Buyer

Miami, FL 33126

Posted: 04/03/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Procurement Job Number: CA33975343

Job Description

About the Company:Our client is a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for the food service industry. Their offerings include supply chain management, procurement services, and logistical support tailored to the unique needs of restaurants and hospitality businesses. With a focus on efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction, they help their clients optimize their operations and achieve their business objectives in the competitive foodservice market.
About the Job:The Purchasing Buyer is responsible for supporting the Senior Manager in ensuring a continuous supply of assigned products at the best cost to the Restaurant system. Principal accountabilities include providing the necessary analytical work and information to support the Senior Manager’s product categories and decision-making process. Information could include, but not limited to sales volumes, production schedules, timeline development, industry research and leveraging learnings. The Buyer must assist and support the Senior Manager and from time-to-time other members of the Food & Packaging in the day-to-day activities related to ensuring supply and to ensure the continued success and growth of the company and its commitment to be “The best Purchasing entity in the industry”.
What the Daily Responsibilities are:• Supporting the Senior Manager in ensuring a continuous supply of competitively priced products on a regular and timely basis.• Managing and facilitating relationships with main company clients and suppliers.• Working with the clients' culinary and development teams to facilitate the introduction of new products to their system.• Facilitate industry research to support strategy development, including identification of new suppliers, industry trends and underlying cost analysis.• Creating applicable pricing review schedules within Supply Chain systems and independently have the ability to calculate pricing formulas and uploading documentation consistent with Pricing Procedure.• Monitoring pricing compliance and ensure completion of all pricing review requirements; ensuring full transparency related to modifications, discrepancies and/or errors.• Establishing and monitoring vendor capacity/distribution capabilities to ensure that all quality, cost, and service expectations are met.• Monitor supplier inventory to minimize potential supply gaps/outages.• Working with the Promotions Planning department to ensure successful launch of new products from rollout or a successful inventory depletion of an existing product.• Monitoring production schedules for promotional and/or new product activity and monitoring of supplier production on weekly basis.
What to Have:• A four-year degree is required. • Must have at least two to three years of direct and relevant work experience. • Must have excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, and as a member of a team, ability to identify problems and develop solutions, detail oriented.• Computer literate in the MS Office environment (Excel, Word, Power Point).

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