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If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.


We are Tradecraft Outfitters. Leaders in delivering transformative craft coffee and tea experiences to restaurants, hotels, cafes, specialty grocers, foodservice operators, and offices. We bring choice and create experiences in the craft coffee and tea space by working with the best roasters and tea companies to deliver quality, innovation, performance and dependability. We value authenticity, local culture, people, craft, kindness and the inherent beauty of coffee and tea.

We are a one-stop solution providing craft coffee and tea with the equipment, training, service and accessories needed to deliver memorable experiences.

Full time associates at Tradecraft are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Discount Marketplace
  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary

As the Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will lead Tradecraft efforts to engage and secure contracts with suppliers to become part of the Tradecraft portfolio. Additionally, the Sourcing Manager will manage existing relationships with currently contracted suppliers.


You get:

  • To work with top craft coffee roasters and specialty beverage companies across the nation
  • Job flexibility
  • Incredible opportunities for career growth and mobility within the company
  • To enjoy an informal dress code balanced by a passionate, innovative and driven team
  • And did I say, exceptional coffee and artisan products


Must haves we are looking for

  • 1+ years experience in purchasing or procurement role, includes contract negotiation experience
  • Financial acumen
  • General food and beverage experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel) and Google Suite
  • Tech savvy and able to learn new technology platforms with ease
  • Able to travel occasionally


We also prefer you have

  • Specialty coffee or tea industry experience is strongly preferred


Why work for Tradecraft?

Because we want to work with great people like you - people passionate about fantastic coffee and tea. Do you remember when coffee used to be just a cup of coffee? Today coffee and tea drinks are about expression and the delivery of experience. We are leaders in delivering transformative craft coffee and tea experiences to businesses (think hotels, cafes, restaurants, offices).


Craft coffee is about craftsmanship - the application of professional skill and manual precision - through all stages of production from farm to cup. We are a one-stop solution providing the artisan products with the equipment, training, service and accessories needed to deliver well crafted, memorable experiences. 

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry


Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.


Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

Req ID: 227928 



Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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