Ensures the timely procurement of all goods required by the restaurant at the best available price and quality
Assists Department in the restaurant in formulating their material requirements and to use competitive bidding or other approved procedures to obtain the best price
Engages in value analysis of currently purchased materials in an effort to achieve cost savings without sacrificing quality
Checks and manages the current supplier list by identifying potential suppliers and conducting vendors visits
Manages supplier relations for maximum mutual benefit
Be ready and responsible when assigned to perform any other duties as designed by management
Identifies and selects suppliers including order follow up and vendor file management
Deals with customs and local authorities
Ensures the timely preparation of purchase orders so that all approved purchase requests can be ordered and the goods delivered by the suppliers on the date needed
Coordinates and liaises with the Head of Departments on all matters relating to quality and reliability of delivery with respect to current and potential suppliers
Keeps track of all outstanding purchase orders to ensure that goods are delivered on time
Visits and evaluates suppliers, to request quotations or bids, to negotiate prices and terms, to place orders, to resolve problems, to follow up any outstanding delivery and activate any payment with restaurant current suppliers and potential suppliers
3 years related experience on purchasing or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
Bachelor’s degree in Materials, Purchasing Management or related field.
Demonstrated ability to interact with customers, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the restaurant, the brand and the Company.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities.