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PURCHASING SPECIALIST

Company name
Compass Group LLC

Location
Charlotte, NC, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Purchasing, Operations

Posted on
Jun 13,2019

Valid Through
Sep 26,2019

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Who is Foodbuy?

We are the industry leader in procurement and supply chain solutions. We are the subsidiary to the 6th largest company in the world (Compass Group PLC), yet Foodbuy has the feel of a small entrepreneurial Company. We pride ourselves on our ability to source and provide a variety of products and services that help our customers more easily, and cost effectively, run their businesses. We work with clients in the Hospitality, Restaurant, Healthcare, Education, Entertainment, and Gaming industries, and of course we support Compass Group-- which is the world’s largest contract food and support services provider.

 

Why Foodbuy?

We care about our associates, our clients, and our community. We think big, encourage innovation and debate, and seek out game changers. Our benefits and PTO offerings are strong. Our compensation packages are competitive. And we are constantly growing, and we want our associates’ careers to grow along with us. We have an open and modern work environment, believe in flexibility, and promote a collaborative open door environment.

Additionally, we follow a value system called FORT, which stands for Flexibility, Optimistic, Resourceful, and Transparent. FORT is the foundation for everything we do at Foodbuy. It is how we behave and interact with our clients, business partners and fellow associates.

JOB SUMMARY

The Foodbuy SES (Supplies, Equipment, & Services) Compliance Department is responsible for providing quotations and placing Purchase Orders for kitchen equipment, smallwares, vending, office coffee, and Design and Construction purchases. The Purchasing Specialist position will support several Compass sectors with a focus on Canteen purchases. The position is located in our offices in Charlotte, NC.

 

Key Responsibilities:

*Work with Internal/External teams and field operations to obtain accurate information to provide vendors during the purchasing process. *Research and provide quotations to Compass units utilizing Foodbuy compliant programs. Work closely with approved distribution channels to prepare quotations, provide equipment specification sheets, compare like-for-like equipment specifications, monitor competitive pricing, and freight costs. *Work with Compass operations to transition non-compliant purchases to preferred programs. *Utilize MyAdmin system to create Purchase Orders and research order history. *Work with manufactures and distribution to maintain catalogs and pricing. *Act as a primary resource for Compass operations, vendors and Field Implementation Managers (FIM) to provide order status, resolve issues and manage suppliers to ensure deliveries and installation schedules are completed. 

Qualifications:

*1-3 years foodservice industry experience desired *Bachelor’s degree preferred; related experience will be considered in lieu of formal education *Working Knowledge of Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer) required *Working knowledge of SAP preferred *The ability to work in a fast pace environment, prioritize and solve issues effectively *Excellent communication and customer relationship skills *Experience meeting stated timelines and deadlines *Collaborative – works well as a member of a team *Consistently displays strong integrity and ethics

 

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_Foodbuy is a member of Compass Group USA_

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE COMPASS STORY

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.

Req ID: 283285

Foodbuy 

Miranda Carteret 

SALARIED EXEMPT 

Company info

Compass Group LLC
Website : http://www.compassny.com

Company Profile
Mr. Balbontín founded Compass Group LLC in 1995 and is currently the president of the Board and a senior investment strategist. He was previously a managing partner and founder of New World Investments Group of Banco Santander in New York. Mr. Balbontín has also served as director of Capital Markets and co-director of Sales and Trading of Citicorp Emerging Markets Group (ICFD) in New York, London, and Tokyo. He has more than 25 years of experience in asset management, investment banking, and private capital investments in Latin America and other emerging markets. Mr. Balbontín has a Bachelor´s degree in Business Administration from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and MBA from Harvard Business School.

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