Giant Eagle Supermarkets

About Giant Eagle Supermarkets

 

Job Category:

Retail

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

15102

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Purchaser

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Bethel Park, Pennsylvania

Posted: 10/14/2018

About Us

Who We Are:
Finding a career in a new world of food is closer than you think. Market District is a food destination that is a big part of the Giant Eagle family of stores. At Market District, we celebrate a passion for amazing food and food expertise by combining the best of everyday grocery shopping with foods, ingredients and services rarely found in traditional supermarkets. In 13 locations in southwestern Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, the Market District stores feature teams of chefs and other culinary professionals preparing fresh foods from scratch every day. All of our Team Members, Chefs and other culinary professionals are expertly trained to provide unsurpassed quality and service. And we love FOOD!

Our Market District family has a special heart for Team Members who understand the difference between making a meal and making an adventure. That's a quality we want to help grow, so we take care to match the best candidates to their perfect roles. That simply makes good sense, and we think our Team Members appreciate knowing that we're setting them up for success the moment they walk through our doors. We know you'll deliver exceptional experiences for our guests when we deliver unparalleled experiences for you.

Position Summary

Fulfill the function of purchasing and receiving all materials needed for food production at Market District R&D kitchen. This person is responsible for making sure all materials are on hand for production every day as well as maintaining accurate costs for all materials for proper budgeting.

Job Responsibilities

  • Organize order guides to match production levels to insure proper amounts of product are on hand and we use the buying power of the kitchen and Giant eagle to best of our abilities to get the best price possible
  • Receive end product as it is received into the kitchen. This included adjusting prices in our ERP system as they arrive, properly labeling raw product with receiving tags to insure correct allergen and lot code tracking labeling
  • Source new ingredients for new dishes to make sure we stay on schedule for launch of new dishes
  • Create NIFs for new finished goods that include the transfer price of the item as well as the retail price that the item will be sold for
  • Organize raw product storage insuring FIFO is being followed.
  • Weekly inventory of all raw products. This insures we are not over ordering, using all product beofre expiration and maintain accurate food costs.

Education and Training Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Required

  • 3 to 5 years

Experience Desired

  • Experience purchasing for food manufacuring, catering or large restaurant operations.

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Analytical
  • Composure
  • Computer Skills
  • Creative
  • Numeric Computation/Reporting
  • Presentation & Verbal Communic
  • Sales/Salesmanship
  • Written Communication

Work Environment

  • Aware of surroundings in a high traffic warehouse environment
  • Cold Prep Rooms
  • Cooler
  • Freezer
  • Fryers/Grease
  • Hot Ovens
  • Warehouse environment with exposure to hot and cold temperatures

Physical requirements

  • Carrying Up to 50 pounds
  • Lifting Up to 50 pounds

Equipment Used

  • Calculator
  • Computer
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Printer
  • Telephone
  • Handheld Scanner
  • Knives
  • Label Gun
  • Receiving Gun
  • WalkieTalkie

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