Here at Flying Food Group (FFG) we produce exceptional food destined for customers in the airline catering, grocery, food service and specialty markets. Our customers include over 70 premier airlines—primarily international carriers—and leading food retailers. Flying Food Group produces over 300,000 meals and snacks daily for retail and airline customers. Its network of 18 US kitchens stretches from Honolulu to New York City, which assures freshly made retail products with maximum shelf life and minimal distribution costs. Airline catering kitchens are located close to terminals of major US airports. FFG also maintains a busy kitchen in China. Our company has approximately 4000 employees worldwide.
FFG has implemented a Preferred Employer Plan, which has been designed to provide our employees with careers, not just employment. The Company recruits, trains and develops management and other specialized employees as part of an integral career development plan designed to attract and retain highly qualified personnel.
Title: Purchasing Supervisor – Jamaica, NY
Work Hours: 8am to 5pm Monday thru Friday
Location: JFK International Airport
Plans layout of stockroom, warehouse, and other storage areas, considering turnover, size, weight, and related factors of items stored
Advises employees on care and preservation of items received, stored, and shipped; methods and use of equipment in handling storing maintaining, and shipping stock; and related problems
Studies records and recommends remedial actions for reported non-usable, slow moving, and excess stock
Reviews records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures, and to determine adequacy of stock levels
Schedules work for special and periodic inventories
Traces history of items to determine reasons for discrepancies between inventory and stock control records and recommends remedial actions to resolve discrepancies
Monitors and insures that the receiving areas and storeroom are kept secure at all times
Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow
Issues written and oral instructions
Associates Degree or at least need to have 2 years of purchasing experience
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
Need knowledge of MS Word and Excel