Food Buyer

Food Buyer

Job description


  • Maintaining a good relationship with all departments.
  • Work closely with the Executive Chef and the Director of Food & Beverage to purchase the highest quality products while constantly searching for the lowest price.
  • Work closely with Stores.
  • Assist to supervise the day-to-day functions of the Receiving clerk.
  • Ensure that all purchase order requests are properly completed and approved before the items are purchased.
  • Ensure that all items received by the hotel are properly documented in accordance with the company’s purchasing and receiving procedures.
  • Negotiate food prices, place required daily food orders and ensure prompt delivery.
  • Place regular liquor, beer, wine and soft drink orders as required.
  • Handle general store and engineering related purchase requests.
  • Generate purchase orders on approval requisitions and obtain necessary authorization and obtain the authorization from the Director of Finance and General Manager prior to processing these orders.
  • Obtain competitive price quotations and confirm purchase availabilities.
  • Assist Accounts Payable in researching any discrepancies on invoices.
  • Obtain quarterly or as needed, competitive pricing quotes for Food & Beverage items.
  • Process and file all Purchase Orders.
  • Handle telephone inquiries.
  • Maintain disclaimers, credit applications and vendor information.
  • Maintain HACCP standards at all levels – from product sourcing to storage etc.
  • Assist in conducting surprise audits in receiving and storage areas to ensure that HACCP standards are being maintained by staff.
  • Prepare any reports as requested by management.
  • To perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by management.

    Skills & Qualifications:

    • Senior School qualification.
    • Specific training records in area of scope (Purchasing).
    • Minimum 2 -3 years’ experience in purchasing/stores environment.
    • Knowledge of Purchasing System (preferably Moreton Bay).
    • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office mainly excels.
    • Oman driving license.
    • Knowledge of local Oman market.

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    • Company Name: Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Limited
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    • Location: Oman, muscat
    • Job Type: Other

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