Cost Controller / Procurement Officer

Cost Controller / Procurement OfficerCost Controller / Procurement Officer This role encompasses the inter-dependant functions of cost controlling and purchasing, essential to the success of our dynamic, ever expanding Hospitality consultancy and will be based at our warehouse in Fairview. The incumbent liaises closely with the Food & Beverage team on various operational and cost related issues & includes the following key responsibilities:Cost Control:•Preparation of the costing on recipes and menus prepared by our team of chefs•Perform test checking on the receiving of goods delivered and ensure that correct procedures are followed•Preparation of daily flash reports on food costs and verify daily outlet void control sheets•Randomly test the inventory of outlets by reconciling the opening stock with the closing stock, taking account of store issues and salesPurchasing:· Knowledge of supply chain procedures· Creation & translation of cost analysisIssue purchase orders to suppliers, distributors and manufacturersEnsure accuracy and condition of goods receivedWork closely with relevant departments to ensure products purchased are in line with the needs of the companyMaintain current awareness of industry market trendsConduct competitor analysis to identify popular productsKeep accurate records of purchases made· Physically fit enough to lift up to 15kg when necessarySkills / Education / Experiences· Matric essential and computer literacy· 2 years prior experience in a similar role· Excellent verbal and written communication - English· Self-motivated and accountable, positive attitude· Planning for Business & traceable record keeping
Port Elizabeth, EC, ZA