Translates operating forecasts into material requirement plans and thereby determines standard stock and reorder levels with Department Heads and Management.
Participates in negotiations for service contracts.
Identifies and develops reliable sources of supply.
Identifies and organizes adequate storage for all perpetual inventory items.
Establishes adequate record keeping and issuance procedures as described in the Materials Manager’s Manual.
Protects inventories from waste, spoilage and theft.
Keeps abreast of the marketplace as to innovation and value.
Establishes and maintains effective employee relations.
Conducts such functions as interviewing, hiring, orientation, performance appraisal, coaching, counseling and suspending if necessary, to ensure appropriate staffing and productivity, consults with Personnel Manager and General Manager as appropriate.
Supervises the hotel print shop to ensure timely and economical production of printed material.
Ensures that market surveys are completed in coordination with the Executive Chef, F&B Manager and Cost Accountant.