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Shanghai, China
Procurement, Purchasing, and Quality Assurance

Job Description

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Posting Date Jan 24, 2018
Job Number 180008SZ
Job Category Procurement, Purchasing, and Quality Assurance
Location Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike, Shanghai, China VIEW ON MAP
Brand Aloft Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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At Aloft Hotels we’re wired for next generation travelers who love open spaces, open thinking, and open expression. Aloft provides a space where style is necessary, social scenes are vibrant, and where the only direction is forward. Our guests are tech savvy and confidently social, with an eclectic style they’re not afraid to show. We understand what our guests need, so we provide an affordable option for the tech-savvy design guru. We’re looking for innovative self-expressers who aren’t afraid to draw outside the lines. If you are someone who appreciates tech-forward features and vibrant social scenes, then we invite you to explore a career with Aloft Hotels.


Negotiates with suppliers and verifies and authorizes purchase requisitions and purchase orders. Advises other departments on purchasing procedures and maintains full and up-to-date information regarding store inventory.


Education and Experience


• High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in procurement, purchasing, or related professional area.


• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 1 year experience in procurement, purchasing or related professional area.


Managing Supplier and Vendor Relations

• Negotiates with selected suppliers and obtains quotations.

• Coordinates and arranges site visits with contractors and end-users for obtaining necessary quotations.

• Keeps close and frequent contact with suppliers to maintain up-to-date market and product information

• Identifies and selects reliable and regular suppliers for daily food and beverage purchasing based on regular quotations.

• Attends and participates in food tasting panel for food and beverage evaluation and vendor selection.

• Prepares and negotiates contracts with selected suppliers

• Attends exhibitions/seminars for sourcing new suppliers and products with better price-performance.

• Persuades suppliers to offer or extend rebate program.

Managing Procurement Activities

• Verifies and authorizes procurement orders

• Places orders and expedites deliveries

• Prepares tender invitations and executes tender openings for selected items and compares tenders for procurement decisions

• Sources alternative products with competitive prices, while striving to maintain better or comparable quality, standards and services.

• Prepares and submits monthly cost saving report to Director of Finance

• Explores opportunities for green procurement and actively participates in the recycling program.

• Provides suggestions to other departments to achieve cost savings while still fulfilling their requirements.

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