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Company name
Compass Group LLC

San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Purchasing, Manager, Operations, Executive

Posted on
Jan 07,2019

Valid Through
Apr 22,2019

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*We have an opening for a DIRECTOR OF PURCHASINGposition. *Location: The Chase Center, San Francisco, CA Note: online applications accepted only. *Requirement: 3+ years of purchaing/procurement experience 

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

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Full-time associates at Bon Appétit are eligible for many benefits, including:


*Paid vacation and sick leave *Medical, Dental, and Vision *401(k) with matching by company *Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) *Commuter Benefits *Wellness Program *Employee Assistance Program *Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents *Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD) *Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance *On-the-job training

Learn more about careers with Bon Appétit:

Job Summary

Location: The Chase Center, San Francisco, CA



The Director of Purchasing will be responsible for ensuring product availability, quality and cost effectiveness while 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


*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 *Follows safety and sanitation guidelines *Completes scheduling of team members for all events


*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 *Oversees execution of required daily reporting *Oversees completion of required department reports and compiles information at month end closing *Ensures team members adhere to Company guidelines as stated in team member training manual and employee handbook *Reviews forecasts and schedules to meet operational needs and desired targets *Ensures that all security, safety and sanitation standards are achieved *Ensures all products are properly stored, rotated and dated in accordance with Company guidelines *Oversees inventory procedures for accountability


*Uses all performance management tools to provide guidance and feedback to team *Promotes a cooperative work climate, maximizing productivity and morale *Conducts regular scheduled meetings to ensure lines of communication are open between management and team members *Interviews, hires, trains and develops team members according to Company guidelines *Displays a positive attitude towards team members *Mentors department managers to develop their skills and leadership abilities

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

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

Req ID: 239790 

Bon Appetit 


Company info

Compass Group LLC
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Company Profile
Mr. Balbontín founded Compass Group LLC in 1995 and is currently the president of the Board and a senior investment strategist. He was previously a managing partner and founder of New World Investments Group of Banco Santander in New York. Mr. Balbontín has also served as director of Capital Markets and co-director of Sales and Trading of Citicorp Emerging Markets Group (ICFD) in New York, London, and Tokyo. He has more than 25 years of experience in asset management, investment banking, and private capital investments in Latin America and other emerging markets. Mr. Balbontín has a Bachelor´s degree in Business Administration from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and MBA from Harvard Business School.

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