Purchasing Manager - Maryland Department of Corrections

Location US-MD-Baltimore | US-IN-Indianapolis
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/5/2021 1:16 PM)
Employment Type


The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you’re pursuing — a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work — our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://careers.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


As Aramark's Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for placing food orders consistent with the food specifications for the outlined client locations.  This position assists the Nutrition & Operational Support Services Manager in setting standards for quality assurance and operational requirements to meet contractual and client needs.  To meet contractual obligations, this position serves as a resource to both clients and Aramark on for needs related to food procurement, food service production software system and supply chain management. In addition, you will be responsible for placing food supply orders, as well as monitoring and analyzing reports within our enterprise food production system.  You will be required to communicate directly to client staff and coordinate with supply chain to resolve any issues with purchasing and receiving of goods. 


Primary responsibilities and job requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Place food supply orders for outlined locations using marketPRO web-based ordering system. 
  • Ensure compliance to specified products.
  • Responsible for managing all concerns with the delivery of food products to the client locations.
  • Research supply and distribution issues both internal to Aramark, as well as client and operator concerns.
  • Assisting in generating, evaluating, and presenting analysis on the Aramark food management system (PRIMA Web) usage reports.
  • Monitors and evaluates regional supplier performance.
  • Participate in District meetings and Client/Customer meetings as required.
  • Protect Aramark reputation through strict adherence to highest ethical standards consistent with company policy.


  • Previous food service operations management experience is preferred.
  • Ability to utilize a food production software system accurately and efficiently.
  • Ability to build relationships, communicate effectively with clients, front line managers,

          sales, operations, and support staff. 

  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


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