Buying Clerk

| Chicago
Home Chef is a rapidly growing meal kit delivery service, fueled by our customer-first mentality and incredible team. Our plant-based crew is the lifeblood of our organization, operating in a supportive environment that allows the workplace to feel like a home away from home. Our work product is a testament to what collaboration, heart, and hustle can accomplish when combined. If you’re ready to be part of the action, we’re ready to connect with you. There are no limits to where we can go together.
Home Chef is looking for a Jr Category Buyer for its Non Food Supply Chain team at its corporate headquarters in Chicago.
The Jr Category Buyer would report to the Sr Category Manager.

Company Background

  • Home Chef (www.homechef.com) is a Chicago-based e-commerce meal delivery service that aims to make cooking well easy by delivering fresh ingredients and step-by-step recipe cards every week straight to customers' doorstep.
  • Home Chef was founded in 2013 and has seen hyper-growth; 25x growth in 2015, and 6x growth in 2016 – we are targeting extremely aggressive growth over the next few years
  • To help fulfill ambitious growth goals, we are looking for highly motivated self-starters who embody Home Chef values of putting the customer first, building a best-in-class team, pursuing excellence, and taking ownership of their work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Use supply plan, issue orders and biweekly forecasts, and set delivery schedule
  • Follow up on purchase orders and ensure timely delivery to Home Chef facilities
  • Update orders on ERP system as required
  • Update internal tools like PO tracker and other tools that get created
  • Manage existing supplier relationships and contact at a transactional level
  • Work cross-functionally with production, quality assurance, food buyers and warehouse teams

Skill Set and Experience

  • Highly autonomous and proactive
  • Excellent process management
  • Strong verbal and written communicator and negotiator
  • Procurement experience preferred but not required
  • Mastery of spreadsheet usage (excel, google sheets)
  • Strong ability to multi-task and flexibly switch between tasks
  • Strong sense for numbers in a business context e.g., prices, spend
  • Willingness to travel to suppliers if required (

Perks and benefits:- Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!- Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance available- Paid holidays, sick time and vacation time- 401k program - Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical, dependent care, parking, or transit expenses Home Chef is an equal employment opportunity employer

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Location

Located in the iconic Wrigley building, our location offers the best of the Loop and River North. Close to transportation, restaurants & shops.
400 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

What are Home Chef Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided

Additional Perks + Benefits

Direct access to senior management – our leadership team works alongside our team members every day. Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical, dependent care, parking, or transit expenses. Free water taxi, discounted gym membership, and daily bike storage for Wrigley building employees. Cold brew coffee on tap at no charge (Wrigley office location). Employee discounts for Home Chef meal kits. Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!

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