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Lavish Roots Catering: Assistant Purchaser

Company: Lavish Roots Catering
Location: De Pere
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Tired of working weekends and holidays? Want to have a great work-life balance, benefits, and paid time off?Lavish Roots Catering is a fast growing, award winning catering company based out of Seattle providing corporate dining for one of the largest social media companies in the world. We're looking for top-notch culinary professionals that want to grow with us!Our team members enjoy:Monday thru Friday Schedule No Weekends!11 Paid Holidays3 Weeks Vacation401k with company matchMajority Paid Medical, Dental and Vision, FSA/HSA, EAP programsLife InsuranceFree Parking (Dependent on site)Free DELICIOUS meals while on shiftOpportunities for advancementCheck us out on Youtube!https://youtu.Be/RB9GNVggshISummary/ObjectiveResponsible for purchasing and assisting with negotiating materials and services from suppliers. Prepares and evaluates supplier quotations and services to determine the most competitive solution. In collaboration with the Purchaser, conducts multiple complex sourcing. Ideal candidate will have experience with global markets and suppliers and will understand the cost elements, market drivers, forecasting methods, modeling tools, and statistical analysis to develop and drive strategic sourcing of this category. Mid-level of procurement expertise is required to develop, implement, and publish category strategies that result in an aligned supply base to meet the needs of the operation. Proven track record of success in procuring, managing the supply base, and forecasting prices and availability of component markets to ensure competitive prices and continuity of supply. The Assistant Purchaser is directly responsible for the receiving team.Essential Functions(subject to change with proper notice)Responsible for daily purchasing duties for the culinaryTasked with sourcing food to meet menu needs and daily food operation changesAssists with monitoring pricing from vendors to align with the negotiated pricingAttend meetings, trade shows and networking events to stay educated about the current market and coming food trendsAnalyzes inventory on hand to achieve successful orderingMonitors all deliveries and contacts vendors if there are any discrepanciesOrganizes all purchase orders for the receiving teamPurchase order generation and monitoring functionsConducts daily inspections off all food storage areasMeasures and reports vendor performanceVisits off-site cafes to deliver or pick up inventory as neededAssists with inventory management as neededAssists in managing and guiding daily activities for the Receiving TeamActively participates in meetings regarding training, collaboration, and potential issues that arise or may arise in the purchasing or receiving flow*NOTE: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks which are illustrative ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed or assigned by this position.Knowledge and SkillsExcellent interpersonal and organizational skillsExceptional culinary knowledgeAble to troubleshoot and solve problemsExcellent verbal, written, analytical and decision-making skillsManage relationships with local and regional suppliersAbility to work under strict deadlines with a high sense of urgencyExcellent multi-tasking skillsExcellent customer service skillsMaintains a professional appearanceAbility to move throughout the caf-- and kitchenKnowledge of safety and sanitation in the workplaceIntermediate knowledge of Microsoft ExcelEducation and Work ExperienceBachelor's Degree in related field and/or equivalent experienceThree years recent purchasing experienceProven track record of success including program development and financial performanceAnnual Salary: 54,000 57,000Check us out on YouTube!https://youtu.Be/RB9GNVggshI**Mask policy and mandatory vaccine required at work site.**

Keywords: Lavish Roots Catering, Green Bay , Lavish Roots Catering: Assistant Purchaser, Hospitality & Tourism , De Pere, Wisconsin

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