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Food Service Purchasing Manager

Company: Eurest
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

As the leader in business and industry dining, Eurest is the company to join if you want a rewarding career packed with limitless opportunities. We feed the employees of the nation's largest and most-prestigious companies - in every state and across all industries. As a member of Eurest's leadership and professional support team, you will help our 16,000 chefs, and in-unit associates excel as they deliver world-class meals in corporate cafes and executive dining rooms with on-site catering through vending innovations and more.

Our company is innovative, high performing and fast growing. Our teammates are enthusiastic, committed to quality and thrive on consistently delivering unparalleled results. And did we mention we work with exciting companies and at interesting locations? Come grow your career with Eurest.

*Job Summary: *

Working as the *Purchasing Manager* will be responsible for executing, achieving and maintaining quality and efficiency standards of the location based purchasing processes and expectations through strong leadership and effective management, while supporting organizational priorities and contributing to the strength of the company's financial position.

*Key Responsibilities: *

* Communicates with key team and management associates relative to purchases consistent with needs and specifications.
* Ensures weekly inventory is correct and there are no errors before submission
* Negotiates pricing and purchase goods and ensure delivery in a timely manner.
* Reviews shipments to ensure products received are consistent orders.
* Compiles monthly reports
* Works with Excel and Visual Basic to manage inventory

*Preferred Qualifications: *

* Minimum of Associate's Degree preferred
* Minimum of three years related experience in field
* Must have full knowledge of purchasing procedures, food, beverage and printing products
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and ordering systems
* Good knowledge of food and inventory trends with a focus on operations
* P&L accountability and contract-managed service experience is desirable
* Possess accurate data-entry skills, computer skills, and be detailed oriented with great organizational skills
* Knowledge of school nutrition / food industry and/or purchasing strongly preferred.
* Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
* Serv Safe certified highly desirable

*Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.*

*Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. \*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)*

*Associates at Eurest are offered many fantastic benefits.*


* Medical
* Dental
* Vision
* Life Insurance/ AD
* Disability Insurance
* Retirement Plan
* Paid Time Off
* Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
* Associate Shopping Program
* Health and Wellness Programs
* Discount Marketplace
* Identity Theft Protection
* Pet Insurance
* Commuter Benefits
* Employee Assistance Program
* Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

*Req ID: * 1127325

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $107,000.00 per year

* Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):
* Are you currently authorized to work in the United States?
* Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status)? If yes, when does your current visa status expire?
* If I am offered a position, I understand, acknowledge, and agree to participate in pre-employment screening which may include background checks, drug testing, etc., and that my screening results must meet minimum Company requirements.
* Do you currently reside within a daily commutable distance of the listed location or are you able to relocate within four to six weeks?
* Do you have 2-3 years experience in Procurement, Distribution, or Contracting within Foodservice?
* Do you have a good understanding of the domestic supply chain, industry quality and food safety standards?
* Do you have financial analysis, trend analysis, and/or audit experience?
* Please list the collection modules/systems you have utilized in the past.
* What is your desired annual salary range?
* Have you signed a non-compete or non-solicitation agreement with your current or a former employer?

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Eurest, Austin , Food Service Purchasing Manager, Hospitality & Tourism , Austin, Texas

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