Kitchen Purchasing Agent

Irving, TX 75063

Posted: 06/16/24 Industry: Claims / Adjuster Job Number: 1797000 Pay Rate: 47500.00-47500.00

Job Description

Are you passionate about the food industry and possess exceptional negotiation skills? Join our dynamic team at a leading food distribution center in Irving, TX. We are currently seeking a detail-oriented and proactive Food Purchasing Agent to manage our procurement processes efficiently.

Job Title: Kitchen Purchasing Agent

Reports to: National Kitchen Purchasing Supervisor

Pay: $47K

Job Purpose: Support all aspects of Kitchen Purchasing

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Ensure Kitchen has adequate inventory for Production needs.

- Maintain SAP up to date with accurate lead times, safety stock, and shelf life for all Raw


- Sourcing Raw Material and Supplies by searching out different vendors.

- Obtain competitive pricing by seeking multiple quotes from different vendors.

- Consult with National Kitchen Purchasing Manager, Accounting Manager, Accounting

Analyst, Cost Accountant, Kitchen Planning General Manager, Kitchen Manager.


- Good organizational skills

- SAP Experience

- Knowledge of Kitchen Production

- Excellent customer service skills

- Strong sense of teamwork

- Ability to adhere to strict deadlines

- Must be able to effectively communicate in English (read, speak and write) as this

position will require communication to vendors and WCD team.

Education and/or Experience:

- Some college preferred

Computer Skills:

- Strong Excel (spreadsheets)

Reasoning Ability:

- Must be able to interact with all levels of management and have excellent written and

verbal communication skills. Must be able to manage and lead a diverse workforce.

Physical Demands:

- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by

an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.

- Lifting up to 10lbs

- Sitting at a computer for long periods of time

- Climbing stairs

Work Environment:

- The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an

employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.

- Ability to work in a Distribution Center environment with a variation of temperatures.
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