As a Group Purchaser for Thon Hotels Brussels and Rotterdam you will be in charge of all food and non-food group contracts and you will report to the Assistant Area Director Benelux. Your head office will be at Thon Hotel EU, were you are part of the management team and were you will be in charge of the daily purchasing operations (ordering, receiving, controlling, handling goods and inventory).
Keeping stock operational and making orders to have correct stock levels
Daily receiving and controlling of goods at Thon Hotel EU (quality & quantity)
Centralizing and preparing requisitions for different departments of the Thon Hotel EU: F&B, Housekeeping, Front Office, Kitchen, Administration
Cost control, monthly inventory, verification invoices of the hotel goods
Communication with different departments heads of Thon Hotel EU and General Managers of all Thon Hotels and Residences (Benelux)
Contact with suppliers/company representatives for negotiations of contracts (comparing quality, price & service) and in case of problems communicated by head of departments/General Managers.
Controlling purchases of the different Thon Hotels and Residence Benelux, making sure preferred suppliers are respected, checking invoices of all hotels and communicating with accounting department
Analyse the market evolution, give suggestions, support forecasting, report with direct supervisor (Assistant Area Director)
Visiting different hotels on a regular basis, keeping an open communication with departments of all hotels and organize purchasing meetings
experience in the hotel industry is a must (experiences with different departments)
good communication skills, both written and oral in French, Dutch, English
you are initiative-oriented and pro-active
time-management is crucial
In addition, you can identify you with our 3 basic values:
An exciting and challenging position, in a nice and dynamic working environment. We offer a position in one of Brussels' leading hotel chains, with good career opportunities.
You benefit from a good salary package including standard advantages such as:
Attendance holidays or bonus
Internal and external trainings
The Olav Thon Group is dedicated to diversity and encourages qualified candidates to apply regardless of age, gender, disability, nationality or ethnic background.