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Goods Reciever

Country: UK

City: London

Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes London

Department: Accounting / Finance

Type of employment: Full-time

Level: Team member

Date posted: 12/03/2018

Closing date: 08/09/2018


Love providing great service and being part of uplifting moments? Take the next step in your Finance career with us as a Goods Reciever at Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes. Park Plaza is the ideal location for you to develop your skills and shine in a collaborative team environment.

Description of the Company:

At Park Plaza we love to celebrate the individual. We believe every one of our team members has a contribution to make and personal touch to share with our guests and colleagues. We’re always striving for excellence and know that if we invest in our team members, they’ll invest in us. For an engaging work environment where the little things are celebrated along with the major milestones, you’ve come to the right place.

Main role and objectives:

To help ensure that products keep corporate and hotel standards by properly inspecting deliveries to evaluate the quality and quantity of the products prior to accepting and storing shipments.  All work will be in line with the hotel’s guidelines and business plan, the departmental business plan, and Park Plaza Hotels corporate guidelines.


Your responsibilities:

  • Assures delivered products are checked against purchase specifications and purchase order
  • Judges the quality, quantity, and sanitary conditions of products
  • Rejects deliveries whenever there is a problem with products
  • Verifies weights of products accurately using scale properly
  • Verifies all deliveries using the daily delivery report
  • Inspects the supplier’s invoice for accuracy in quality descriptions, quantities, and prices
  • Assures the net weight of products is recorded and checked against the supplier’s invoice
  • Records date of delivery and products purchase price directly on the product’s packaging
  • Assures all products billed on the basis of weight are weighted before signing the invoice
  • Weight meat items separately
  • Counts all products billed on the basis of count before signing the invoice
  • Monitors the moving of products to storage insuring that the most perishable items are removed first
  • Issues a request for credit memo when products are spoiled, do no meet specifications, or when too many have been delivered
  • Maintains proper key and lock controls to maintain security of storage areas
  • Locks storeroom facilities when unattended
  • Issues products only after receiving a written requisition signed by authorised staff
  • Maintains professional working relationships with suppliers
  • Brings needs for repair or maintenance to the attention of the Controller
  • Assists the Controller in conducting the physical inventory control on a monthly basis
  • Attends meetings and training required by the Controller
  • Accepts flexible work schedule necessary for uninterrupted service to hotel guests
  • Maintains own working area, and materials clean, tidy and in good shape; reports defective materials and equipment to the Controller
  • Continuously seeks to endeavour professionalism in own job function

What we are looking for:

  • Someone who is great at creating and maintaining positive and productive working relationships across the business, communicating effectively in a range of situations
  • Someone who enjoys working in a fast paced team environment
  • Previous experience in Finance

Park Plaza isn’t just a great place to work - it’s a great place to take your career to the next level! We love seeing our team members fulfil their potential and always work together to achieve more with our learning & development offering, enhanced training and competitive salary and benefits.

You will be invited to an “Inspiring Stay” in your hotel, so that you can live the experience and you will also benefit from our Employee and Friends & Family rates available in all Park Plaza and Carlson Rezidor hotels worldwide!

From the everyday uplifting moments to huge achievements and everything in between, we’re there every step of the way. Park Plaza. Be part of it.


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