Procurement Manager - Unit
Chicago , Illinois
November 16, 2016

ARAMARK Business & Industry Facility Services is part of ARAMARK's $2 Billion Global Facilities Business representing a client portfolio of 16,000 facilities and two billion square feet. Everyday we provide workplace, facility, and business support service solutions to a client base encompassing a wide range of environments including but not limited to automotive, life sciences, technology, industrial, manufacturing, and corporate campuses. We are uniquely positioned to integrate a variety of diverse business support functions into a single solution set we often self perform. Our B&I FS solution sets are process based, metric driven and integrates technology to manage and report outcome based performance.

We are seeking a buyer to manage the purchases for a 24/7/365 distribution center in our Chicago location and ensure the food and beverage coming into the distribution center meet specifications. The Buyer will also be responsible for:
  • Placing orders with approved vendors for all revenue, non revenue and operating supplies
  • Maintain purchasing/vendor compliance
  • Enter PO's into WIMS. Monitor the scanning of MA's and verify all items and prices match invoice.
  • Monitor WIMS for timely completion of MA's, calling for vendor invoices when needed
  • Monitor and maintain proper inventory levels through use of the buyer's tool, weekly counts, and daily warehouse walk around.
  • Ensure all inventory is properly accounted for in WIMS
  • Assist warehouse managers in supervision/scheduling of receiving staff
  • Assist in month end inventories
  • Work with other commissaries regarding inventory needs, menu changes, or burn off items, perform W2W transfers in WIMS when product is shipped
  • Assist BM in maintaining accuracy of WIMS database regarding UPC's, pack size, product location, vendor setup and maintenance and WOH
  • Issue and effectively communicate changes on reversal of one way items and substitutions through "Dear LSA letters"
  • Assist with WIMS scanner issues when needed
  • Work with BM to keep e rooms reporting up to date
  • Active participant in weekly conference calls

Qualifications: The individual we seek will possess the following:
  • Associate's degree or the equivalent and 1-2 years of related experience required.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems required.
  • Experience in Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
  • Warehouse inventory experience
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills required.
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be results oriented, as well as customer service-focused
  • Route based experience is a huge plus

A little about us:
At Aramark, we believe that each of our employees can play an important role in creating the great experiences that become lasting memories.

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