Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world's largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry. For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe.
Your new position and team
Act as a member of the Purchasing and Procurement team, you will primarily be working in conjunction with the Purchasing Officers to source pre-defined products.
Key to this position is a good working knowledge of an industrial kitchen and being able to think and act fast to the ad hoc requirements that occur on a daily basis to help meet our diverse customer expectations.
What a typical day looks like
- Support operational functions providing insights to support forecasting, consultation on regarding ad hoc sourcing and item specifications management.
- Assist/ manage sourcing activities in conjunction with the content and implication of customer contracts in terms of material, costs and operational profits.
- Support the commercial team with customer menu presentation sourcing and ordering
- Works with key internal stakeholders to source new products and services to deliver innovative and cost-effective outcomes.
- In conjunction with the Procurement team, work with key approved suppliers to develop new products or solutions to satisfy the customer requirements.
- Supporting with the day to day ordering across multiple facilities.
We are interested in speaking with individuals who possess:
- From 3 years' experience in Procurement/ Purchasing environment.
- Demonstrable experience in using ERP systems.
- Food and Beverage industry background is required.
- Sound MS Office computer skills are required.
- Excellent communications and inter-personal skills.
Apply now by submitting your CV and Cover Letter. (Only applicantS that have the right to work in Australia will be contacted).