Culinary Purchaser in New York, NY at JLL

Date Posted: 11/10/2018

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Job Description

We are looking for a Culinary Purchaser for our IFM business line.

About JLL

We’re JLL. We’re a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We help organizations around the world achieve their ambitions by owning, occupying and investing in real estate.

If you’re looking to step up your career, JLL is the perfect professional home. At JLL, you’ll have a chance to innovate with the world’s leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You’ll also make long-lasting professional connections through sharing different perspectives, and you’ll be inspired by the best. We’re focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions – join us at JLL!

Dublin, Ireland

Role Purpose

The Culinary Purchaser works as part of an EMEA Culinary team and will work closely with the Culinary Procurement Co Ordinator, F&B Manager EMEA and Executive Chef/Sous Chef, supporting the management of service delivery and operational delivery relating to food and beverage services in Dublin and across EMEA. The Culinary Purchaser will assist the culinary team purchasing department by creating vendor orders daily through the purchasing tool and liaising with the kitchen and vendors on resolving any issues.

What this job involves

  • Input vendor orders daily and in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with goods receivers in each location daily and action any delivery or product issues with vendors.
  • Update vendor feedback tracker with any issues.
  • Work with the procurement coordinator on updating and adding new products to the system.
  • Support the team with special reporting and data analysis projects.
  • Assist with training new users and other purchasers.
  • Support operations while the Culinary Procurement Coordinator by assisting in reconciling invoices.
  • Escalate any operational issues to the F&B Manager.
  • Escalate any cost or budget issues to the Facebook Executive Chef/Sous Chef.
  • Any other tasks assigned by management.

Sound like you? To apply you need to be / have:

  • Third level qualification in food or hospitality management preferable.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a purchasing role.
  • Strong financial acumen with a proven budget control record and the ability to understand, manage, report and analyse F&B data/metrics.
  • Extensive food knowledge required as Café explores different cuisines every day and ingredients to be sourced can be unfamiliar and very difficult to obtain.
  • HACCP knowledge and local guidelines essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to network at all department levels, team player with proven problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible, innovative, driven, professional approach a requirement.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • This role would suit someone with proven purchasing experience looking for the next step in their career in a fast paced, customer facing environment which is going through rapid expansion with a hunger and desire to succeed and grow with the role.

What you can expect from us

You’ll join an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together – across the desk and around the globe. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things.

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Join us to develop your strengths and enjoy a fulfilling career full of varied experiences. Keep those ambitions in sights and imagine where JLL can take you...

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