Purchasing Manager

Levy Cincinnati, OH

About the Job

Location: West End Stadium - Cincinnati, OH

Mission

The Purchasing Manager is responsible for ensuring product availability, quality and cost effectiveness while delivering "The Levy Difference". Maintaining strong partnerships with all vendors, meet operations product needs on a timely basis and evaluate and recommend new products to enhance standards and increase profitability.

Major Areas of Responsibility

Operations

  • Maintains "show quality" of all areas at all times
  • Understands all menus, product offerings, packaging and pricing
  • Establishes rapport with team members, management and partners

Controls

  • Employs good safety and sanitation practices
  • Practices proper product control and handling of all inventory and equipment
  • Achieves daily sales and assigned cost goals
  • Achieves assigned budget goals
  • Contributes to required daily reporting
  • Contributes to completion of required department reports and assists in compiling information at month end closing
  • Ensures team members adhere to Levy Company guidelines as stated in team member training manual and employee handbook
  • Thoroughly and accurately uses applicable Levy systems (BOSS, Point-of-sale, WFM and more)
  • Ensures that all security, safety and sanitation standards are achieved
  • Ensures all products are properly stored, rotated and dated in accordance with the Levy guidelines
  • Monitors inventory procedures for accountability

Team

  • Uses all performance management tools to provide guidance and feedback to team
  • Promotes a cooperative work climate, maximizing productivity and morale
  • Interviews, hires, trains and develops team members according to Levy guidelines
  • Displays a positive attitude towards team members

Job Requirements

  • Able to communicate effectively with management team, guests and team members by speaking and comprehending English
  • English reading, writing, math and computer skills required
  • Ability to taste and evaluate food and beverage products
  • May be required to perform diverse physical tasks
  • Stamina to work 60 hours or more per week
  • Must be able to work extended shifts of 10 hours or more as business dictates
  • Must be flexible with schedule and able to work different shifts
  • Possible job hazards include, but are not limited to; slips, trips, falls, burns, cuts and strains
  • Must be able to reach, lift, stoop, bend and perform extensive standing and walking (including stairs) throughout shift
  • Ability to use hands in using office equipment, including the computer system
  • Ability to talk and hear to conduct phone correspondence
  • Close vision and focus capabilities to view computer screen and company documents