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.
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.
This position will manage smaller categories and lead strategic projects for our category team. This includes pricing, smaller negotiations, and building relationships. Other duties include is supporting assigned categories with analytics, coordinating, and achieving business objectives in managing the overall supplier relationship and aligning customer needs with commercial opportunities. Duties include working collaboratively with cross-functional teams and the supplier base within assigned categories, delivering insights and recommendations to drive category development process, and continuous management of categories through analysis, reporting, modelling and data mining.
Responsibilities:• Own the relationship with assigned vendors• Negotiate pricing • complete monthly budgeting for assigned vendors • Work cross-functionally with Account Managers, Finance, Sourcing and others to execute supply chain projects• Independently manage assigned projects. • Develop tools and processes that drive value in contracting, conversion, and revenue generation• Support on day-to-day operations with:
Ad hoc analysis, compliance reports, market trends, pricing and rebate databases, marketing/ communication opportunities and opportunity analysis
Development of category plans, joint business plans/reviews and presentation materials for key strategic supplier and customer partnerships
Managing the roll-out, implementation and communication of new programs or program changes/conversion initiatives adhering to company processes and timelines
• Build relationships with key suppliers, educate them on how to effectively interpret data and identify customer engagement opportunities• Proactively identify opportunities and make recommendations as they relate to contract coverage, conversion opportunities, pricing/volume allowance, new programs, and contracts• Develop and streamline team processes to maximize productivity and effectiveness• Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications: • 3+ years related experience required; experience with supplier management and procurement, executing defined projects, performing analytics and project management • Bachelor’s degree preferred• Extremely Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)• Ability to extract insights from complex data sets using advanced excel skills• Proven problem-solving skills using deductive reasoning and identifying gaps in logic• An ability to manage several complex priorities with strict deadlines and an attention to detail• High attention to detail and exceptional work quality• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills• Experience utilizing reporting and accounting systems• Work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment• Organized and a high attention to detail• Customer service orientation
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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: 655550