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Who is Foodbuy?

We are the industry leader in procurement and supply chain solutions. We are the subsidiary to the 6th largest company in the world (Compass Group PLC), yet Foodbuy has the feel of a small entrepreneurial Company. We pride ourselves on our ability to source and provide a variety of products and services that help our customers more easily, and cost effectively, run their businesses. We work with clients in the Hospitality, Restaurant, Healthcare, Education, Entertainment, and Gaming industries, and of course we support Compass Group-- which is the world’s largest contract food and support services provider.


Why Foodbuy?

We care about our associates, our clients, and our community. We think big, encourage innovation and debate, and seek out game changers. Our benefits and PTO offerings are strong. Our compensation packages are competitive. And we are constantly growing, and we want our associates’ careers to grow along with us. We have an open and modern work environment, believe in flexibility, and promote a collaborative open door environment.

Additionally, we follow a value system called FORT, which stands for Flexibility, Optimistic, Resourceful, and Transparent. FORT is the foundation for everything we do at Foodbuy. It is how we behave and interact with our clients, business partners and fellow associates.



Job Summary

The Market Data Analyst will support the Member Development Group Vice Presidents, Account Managers and specifically designated channels of business through creating & maintaining detailed reporting assignments/applications. The Market Data Analyst is responsible for managing multiple projects and assignments by generating insights & analyzing information to help the organization better understand the past, envision the future, and steward our financial resources in the best way possible. This role will focus on understanding key stakeholder questions across the business in order to design and create reports/dashboards and reports that transform data into meaningful, actionable insights. This role will require creativity, an analytical skillset and clear communication to tell compelling stories about how our business is performing. You will also assist in automation of reports and dashboards, develop and maintain key metrics and scorecards, communicate findings, and train others on how to leverage the provided data across the business. This role is responsible for adhering to established processes and standards that have been put in place.

Job Details

Tactical Detail:

  • Analyze Reporting and Compliance tools using Excel by developing Business Reviews, creating analytical assessments, establishing performance measurements, and developing variance analysis for customers.   
  • Understand aspects of Foodservice GPO’s manufacturer and distributor contracts, review analysis on competitiveness of Foodbuy programs and recommend program changes to maintain competitiveness
  • Prepare key business analysis to assist functional leaders in decision-making processes.  Investigate trends and variances compared to prior periods and forecast
  • Ad hoc financial analysis and special projects to support continued growth of business
  • Formulate new methodologies to drive efficiencies in reporting and analysis
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of reporting metrics to senior management, business stakeholders and key Clients
  • Prepare executive level summaries based on analysis

Recipe to Succeed: 

  • PASSION for food and product procurement !!!
  • Ability to educate and manage daily workloads
  • Ability to set goals and timelines without direct supervision
  • Detail-oriented and Analytical problem solving skills
  • Flexible/Adapts well to change
  • Coordinate and organize resources in efficient and effective ways to accomplish larger strategies and goals
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Customer service focus: Values customers.  Meet or exceed their requirements and be consistent with business priorities
  • Generate innovative, “out of the box” approaches and improved solutions that help create incremental gains in business results
  • Consistently displays strong integrity and ethics
  • Supplier and customer interaction experience 
  • Purchasing/procurement experience  
  • Distribution or foodservice experience is preferred   


Necessary Ingredients: 

  • Advanced Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint are required
  • Attention to details is a must and understanding of data integrity is key
  • Ability to grasp Data Management Applications (or experience with other rebate / contract management technology) is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Ability to successfully manage concurrent projects and meet department deadlines
  • Excellent communication and customer relationship skills are required
  • Excellent written communication skills are required
  • Advanced knowledge of data modeling, relational database structures and ability to mold datasets would be beneficial
  • Hospitality or Supply Chain knowledge is preferred

Apply to Foodbuy today!

Foodbuy is a member of Compass Group USA

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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.

Req ID: 326192




Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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