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Assistant Director of Purchasing

Company: Fresh Meal Plan
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description

JOB TITLE: Assistant Director of Purchasing


Salary Grade/Department
Hourly / Kitchen 1011

Reports to
Receiving Manager and/or Executive Chef


Responsible for receiving merchandise, unloading or unpacking it, marking it with codes to be identified, stocking shelves, and helping other departments fulfill orders. Works in stores, warehouses, stockrooms, and other storage facilities. May involve heavy lifting.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Record inventory data manually or on a computer or handheld electronic device
  2. Document discrepancies between inventory records and physical counts of stock
  3. Receive, count, and verify incoming orders
  4. Label stock items with labeling equipment such as identification tags or stamps
  5. Pack and unpack items for storage in stockrooms, storage yards, or warehouses
  6. Operate machinery for moving stock items
  7. Process shipping requests, requisitions, or purchase orders
  8. Distribute products or materials to store shelves, co-workers, or customers
  9. Assist and direct other stock workers in their daily duties
  10. Coordinate with co-workers to accomplish large tasks efficiently
  11. Process damaged or defective stock per company protocol
  12. Report malfunctioning or damaged stock-handling equipment to management
  13. Maintain accurate records of contracts, purchase orders, and requisitions
  14. Prepare documents and reports for transactions or regulatory compliance
  15. Comply with safety regulations for moving heavy objects and using machinery
  16. Keep the stock room neat and orderly
  17. Inventory stock of materials, supplies, parts, and merchandise
  18. Work with kitchen, packing and delivery departments on inventory and orders.
  19. Other duties as assigned.


  1. Written and Oral Communication.
  2. Consultation.
  3. Critical Evaluation.
  4. Ethical Practice.
  5. Leadership & Navigation.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a food production facility and warehouse environment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work will vary.


Travel is not expected.

Required Education and Experience

  1. High school diploma or GED required
  2. Minimum of six months experience in stocking, shipping, logistics, or related field
  3. Exceptional organizational skills
  4. Strong interpersonal communication
  5. Written and oral comprehension skills
  6. Able to complete tasks with little to no direct supervision
  7. Able to work quickly and accurately in a complex, fast-moving environment
  8. Physically able to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  9. Physically capable of routinely bending to lift and move items up to 50 pounds

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Prior experience with basic maintenance functions, including snow removal, basic electric, painting and HVAC.
  2. Prior experience working with Modified Atmosphere Packaging machines

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)

All employees are required to submit documents that verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

Keywords: Fresh Meal Plan, Boca Raton , Assistant Director of Purchasing, Other , Boca Raton, Florida

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