Purchasing Manager/Director

Pizza Chicago, IL
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Meal Plan / Free Food
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

We are recruiting for an experienced Purchasing Manager/Director to join our group of restaurants who can provide cost savings, improve sourcing processes, and provide internal customer service. This position would work closely with the Executive Leadership Team.

A successful candidate will develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies across eight full-service restaurants located throughout Chicago, Texas and Florida as well as future locations.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Secure products and services at the best possible pricing without compromising on quality or service
  • Consolidate purchases to achieve maximum economic benefit
  • Forge close relationships with restaurant management teams
  • Liaise between suppliers and restaurants to ensure their needs are being met
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • Negotiate contracts, monitoring the quality of service and product provided
  • Produce reports and statistics on spending and saving
  • Ensure the companies purchasing systems are up to date with products and pricing to facilitate its smooth operation at restaurant level
  • Review quotes and negotiate with suppliers for requirements that meet operational needs
  • Execute and track purchase orders accurately and promptly to ensure proper delivery of goods and services
  • Meet timelines and budgetary constraints, proactively ensuring cost savings wherever possible

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Past experience with Master Distribution Agreements and food purchasing is a requirement
  • Experience with purchasing disposable products, liquor, beer and wine preferred
  • Compeat software knowledge is a plus
  • Bachelor degree in business, purchasing, management or a similar field

Compensation is commensurate based on experience.

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