Job Description

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 Description:

The goal of Foodbuy’s Internship program is to provide an opportunity to engage in impactful projects acquiring hands-on data analytics experience across departments in the organization while balancing professional development and leadership growth sessions within a dynamic, hybrid work environment. This position will be based in our Charlotte, NC corporate office for Summer 2023.

In a Category Development or Sourcing role you can expect exposure to the below:

  • Learning about the Foodbuy supply chain network.
  • Assist in process improvement, data driven, solutions to improve the reliability of Foodbuy’s purchase data.
  • Assist in the analysis of purchase information as a means of supporting compliance and revenue generating activities.
  • Involvement in special projects that support specific initiatives occurring at the time of internship.
  • Understanding what role Supplier Diversity and Sustainability play into Foodbuy overall goals.
  • Learning the Sourcing 7 step process
  • Supporting sourcing managers in gathering market information, data, statistics, to help drive sourcing strategies.
  • Participate in projects that enhance and improve the ongoing maintenance of Foodbuy contracts.


  • Sophomore or Junior studying supply chain, finance, business, analytics or other relevant courses
  • Experience with Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Solid organizational and communication skills

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.

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: 1091310



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