Purchasing Specialist - Food & Beverage

Confidential Company - Heliopolis, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Negotiable, Negotiable
1 open position
About the Job


  • Food & Beverage.
  • Customer satisfaction and loyalty goals.
  • Food and beverage revenue, profit and customer satisfaction goals.
  • Employee satisfaction and retention goals.
  • The hotel’s financial goals.

Job Duties:

  • Develop and implement strategies for purchasing area aligned with the company’s food and beverage   objectives.
  • Create an environment for employees aligned with the company culture through constant communication and reinforcement.
  • Develop and implement strategies for attracting and retaining employees.
  • Deliver the company experience for guests and employees.
  • Communicate and reinforce the service vision for the restaurant to supervisors and employees.
  • Create an environment at the restaurant designed to stimulate all senses through personal services, amenities and experiences provided by employees.
  • Ensure that the restaurant delivers the company experience by reviewing restaurant operations from the customer’s perspective as well as from a business perspective.
  • Keep current on pulse of the guests, constantly seeking opportunities to follow up on their experience.
  • Develop and implement strategies and practices that support employee engagement.         
  • Support the luxury dining experience by maintaining supplies for food and beverage service.    
  • Maintain par levels of stock; complete requisition for additional supplies as appropriate.  
  • Maintain and research pricing for all purchased goods.
  • Maintain all records needed for accounting.
  • Maintain all specifications and update them in conjunction with the chef on a constant basis.
  • Insure that all goods required to run the F&B department are available when necessary.
  • Schedule employees based upon fore casted volumes.
  • Manage the operation of the purchasing department; train employees on proper goods receiving and storage methods.
  • Check the proper operation of the dish machine/cleaning equipment daily.
  • Keep purchasing and storage areas clean and organized as per the chef’s standards.
Job Requirements
  • Delegation: Assign tasks using such techniques as needs analysis, individual skills assessment, objective setting and communication.
  • Organization: Demonstrate ability to pro actively prioritize needs and effectively manage resources.
  • Planning: Skilled in determining whether tasks should be attempted, identifying the most effective way to Complete the task, and preparing to overcome expected difficulties.
  • 5 years experience in restaurant purchasing operations.