Full Time

Emirates Flight Catering

Emirates Flight Catering takes part in the annual Emirates Environmental Group Can Collection Drives. We have collected over 1,600 kg of aluminium cans from the inbound waste stream, hospitality lounges and food and beverage outlets. As winners of the Company category, we were presented with a certificate and trophy at the awards ceremony held at Dubai Media City.

Job Responsibilities:
Acquire quotations from various suppliers and place orders with the best supplier after having thoroughly researched and investigated all factors in terms of quality, quantity, price, time.
Maintain up-to-date records of all suppliers (existing and potential), their products and price lists.
Visit suppliers to evaluate them on product offerings, quality, and operating standards; based on the findings make recommendations for current /future requirements.
Participate in meetings with the suppliers relating to price negotiations and contract formation in coordination with Sourcing Specialists and Manager.
Negotiate realistic discounts with suppliers on all purchases.
Refuse any transaction not complying with the company rules and regulations and source alternative products.
Comply with Corporate Occupational Health and Safety Responsibilities Standards.
Attend local exhibitions to expand EKFC*s Procurement scope and thus gain reputable suppliers.
Prepare and evaluate tenders related to his section in coordination with Sourcing Specialists and Manager.
Review and resolve all daily general correspondences.
Acquire from various divisions necessary information related to products, specifications, quality, estimated consumption in order to launch tenders.
Receive and review purchase requisitions from all divisions and action the request subject to availability of necessary approvals.
Maintain good interpersonal relations with suppliers, thus gaining the best possible service from them.
Keep updated on current market prices of all items required by the various divisions and assist in maintaining up-to-date records of all suppliers and their products along with the price lists.

Prior Procurement experience in a food or catering industry.
Demonstrated experience in providing administrative support.
Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and manage time effectively.
Bachelor*s Degree.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Packages.
Fluency in spoken and written English.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
Knowledge of contractual terms and conditions.
At least 3 years of experience in a relevant field
Previous experience working in a Procurement / category management position.