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Purchasing Specialist

Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Unit Description

Sodexo Leisure is seeking a seasonal (April - November) Purchasing Specialist to support our Warehouse Supervisor at the famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. This Purchasing Specialist will focus on allocating all purchased goods to the desiganted location within the property.  


Primary Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • receive commissary goods, verifying receiving slips and forwarding invoices; verify inventory; ensure correct stock has been delivered; and/or
  • directing the movement, storage and processing of inventory to achieve maximum efficiency; and/or
  • fully utilizing system programs for inventory control and financial reporting.


Successful candidates will demonstrate experience, success and proficiency in the following areas:

  • knowledgeable of proper food handling;
  • written and verbal communication;
  • conflict resolution and problem-solving;
  • multi-tasking, project management and prioritizing;
  • proficient in Microsoft Office; Advanced Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel; and/or
  • previous warehouse experience is required.

Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!www.hollywoodbowl.com


Exceptional Venues, Unforgettable Experiences:

We are proud to work with Centerplate, a Sodexo company, to bring world-class guest experiences to life at the countrys top stadiums, arenas, convention centers, performing arts centers, zoos, aquariums, amusement parks and more. By understanding what matters most\u2014to guests, to fans, to communities\u2014we help make the most of every moment through a strategic approach to hospitality. We craft one-of-a-kind guest experiences that reflect purpose and place, so your presence is valued, your returns are rewarding and your community connections are authentic.


Working for Sodexo:

Our desire to be a leader in each of the industries where we work affords our employees the opportunity to bring on new clients in numerous areas and continue to grow their careers in almost any direction. At Sodexo, its possible to have multiple careers all while working for the same company. Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. We offer in-house professional development programs and support our employees who want to pursue external learning opportunities whether you want to stay on the cutting edge or learn new skills to help you advance into a new type of role.

Position Summary

Responsible to place orders using a purchase ordering system. Orders products and services based on established contracts. May assist corporate procurement to define contract terms. Coordinates delivery times and works to achieve the lowest costs of materials from suppliers with consideration to quality, reliability, and urgency of need.Key Duties- Purchases materials and supplies based on established contracts with manufacturers and other suppliers. - Coordinates Sodexo purchasing strategies to ensure that the Company is purchasing products/services at the most competitive prices and mark up structure, while accounting for the quality and service level required by the business line. - Ensures product availability and quality based on account operator needs. Manages inventory to reduce waste.- Assists with the resolution of product selection, distribution, pricing, cost control, receiving, and inventory control issues.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalentSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2020-03-10 Expires: 2020-04-10

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