Director of Purchasing
Who We Are Looking For:
We are seeking a Director of Purchasing who
will be responsible for all aspects of purchasing and sourcing for
Jim 'N Nick's BAR-B-Q, and should have a strong Culinary
Background. This position ensures a continuous supply of specified
products of the best quality, at the best possible cost; as well as
consolidating product purchasing as best as possible to capitalize
on economies of scale. The Director of Purchasing will ensure that
all food products are managed to the highest food safety
requirements, following local/state/federal health department
guidelines. All products are managed securely with appropriate
controls to deter theft and waste. This role is responsible for
managing vendor relationships, negotiating contracts, and driving
cost savings. This position also works closely with other supply
chain functions including Culinary, Operations, and Accounting /
What You Should Already Have:
Willing to relocate to Birmingham, Alabama.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of experience;
particularly in the food- service industry.
5+ years' experience managing purchasing/supply chain for a
multi-unit restaurant chain.
Experience managing vendor relationships, negotiating
contracts, and driving cost savings.
Experience in food commodity and bulk paper goods
Experience with Kitchen Equipment purchasing.
Working knowledge in freight management.
Ability to plan and execute multiple projects in a fast-paced
Professional attitude and work ethic with strong time
Ability to work a flexible schedule independently with minimal
supervision and occasional travel.
What We Offer You:
Competitive market salary based on experience
Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans
Flexible spending accounts