Hyatt Materials Officer - Purchasing in HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam


  • Enforces internal control Policy and Procedure throughout the department, regarding purchasing, receiving, inventory control and issuing processes.
  • Assist AM - Materials to establishes and maintains historical data and a library of catalogue referencing suppliers, price list etc.
  • Handle all guest and internal customer complaints and inquiries in a courteous and efficient manner, following through to ensure problems are resolved satisfactorily.
  • Maintains daily contact with suppliers on all purchasing matters/ process in a positive manner and immediately report to the Material Manager and AM – Materials any problem with the supplier for timely solutions.
  • To assist AM - Materials to ensure that inventory items are stored properly and issued in FIFO rotation to minimise wastage and spoilage.
  • Maintain a purchasing schedule to ensure that goods are rotated in the most efficient way to avoid wastage and spoilage.
  • Knowledgeable of all cost in the Materials Department and to recommend measures of control.
  • Conduct market research on a regular basis to make sure that the hotel is not overpaying for the goods and services
  • Advises the Materials Manager and AM – Materials of unusual matter or remarkable cost and recommends alternative solutions/ sources.
  • Monitor daily ordering process and ensure all requisitions from the users are attended and goods are received in time for the operation
  • Inform AM - Materials of any excessive purchases or consumption of inventory and to recommend practices to reduce such cost.
  • Acquires three (3) price quotations from various sources to determine the lowest cost while maintaining the best quality for any item(s) requested by the different departments.
  • Help AM - Materials to coordinates purchase specifications for food and beverage in conjunction with purchasing, receiving, and issuing.
  • Prepare monthly pricing inventory for further approval by Director of Finance
  • Is knowledgeable in statutory legislation in associate and industrial relations .
  • Understands and strictly adheres to Rules and Regulations established in the Associate Handbook and the Hotel’s policies concerning fire, hygiene and health and safety.
  • Ensures high standards of personal presentation and grooming.
  • Attends training sessions and meetings as and when required.
  • Carries out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Has relevant experience at least 2 years. Worked in hospitality industry is a plus
  • English communication
  • Honest and integrity

Primary Location: VN-65-Ho Chi Minh City
Organization: Park Hyatt Saigon
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Administrative
Req ID: HOC000263

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