Purchasing Supervisor

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


Job Description:

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



Job Requirements:

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