Sodexo Operations LLC Buyer in GAITHERSBURG, Maryland

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Unit Description

Sodexo Performance Interiorsis currently searching for a Buyer for our capital kitchen equipment procurement group located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. This is one of 4 open Buyer positions in the department. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply to all 4 openings.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Extensive customer service skills dealing with complex multi-level situations.

  • Possess good interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills

  • Ability to pay attention to details with a high level of accuracy is key. Analytical, problem solving, multi-tasking.

  • Strong written, verbal, and customer focused email skills.

The ideal candidate will work at an intermediate level with Microsoft Excel & Word. Have working knowledge of commercial kitchen equipment. Candidates that are familiar with Auto Quotes are encouraged to apply.

Working knowledge of hospitality/food service industry is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities: Assists our customers in the selection and procurement of commercial grade kitchen equipment. Identifies opportunities for reducing the total cost of product to our customers. Seeks direction on purchasing strategies to be employed. Works with contracted manufacturers as delegated.

Position Summary

Assists in the negotiation and management of national contracts for specific product lines. Identifies opportunities for reducing the total cost of product to the Divisions. Seeks direction on purchasing strategies to be employed. Manages contracts with manufacturers as delegated. Under supervision, manages the entire process to solicit and analyze competitive proposals or bids, including RFP process, financial analysis, solicitation of input from the Division, the award and communication throughout the organization.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 54761


Relocation No

Category Purchasing & Distribution

Type Full-Time