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Catering Expeditor

Company: The Party Helpers
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Catering Expeditor
We are looking for a confident Expeditor to facilitate the flow of work and materials in our catering business. The Expeditor will strategize and oversee activities related to receiving and packing orders such as confirming accuracy of orders, and generate reports on work progress, completion dates, production challenges, stock levels and costs. You will monitor aspects of processes such as purchasing, cost management and order changing, and forward issues to management.
To ensure success you need to apply your skills, knowledge and experience as an Expeditor to ensure swift, seamless processes. Preferred candidates are organized and highly motivated team players.
Expeditor Responsibilities:
Collaborating with coordinators for event d--cor and equipment needs
Responsible for packing the items needed for parties and corporate orders
Pulling items from various locations based on a Packing Sheet and based on event knowledge
Makes sure event equipment is sanitized and in good working order before packing
Receiving and properly putting away products
Assists with corporate catering deliveries and pickups
Works events as a server as needed
Ensuring cleanliness and tidiness of warehouse
Meeting and collaborating with management to identify solutions for ongoing problems.
Performing clerical duties, and maintaining accurate records and files of activities.
Following established guidelines, instructions, policies, and procedures.
Expeditor Requirements:
High school diploma with 2 years in similar role or event experience or some college with emphasis in events/hospitality or fashion design
Proficient understanding of materials and services procurement.
Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
Proficient people skills.
Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, organizational and time-management skills.
Ability to comply with company policies and procedures
Makes sure event equipment is sanitized and in good working order
Receiving and properly putting away products
Assists with corporate catering deliveries and pickups
Works events as a server as needed
Requirements
Strong knowledge of events and/or food items
Able to manage time effectively and work with minimal supervision
Keen attention to detail and a creative mind
Team player with top notch customer service skills
Physical labor required, 50 pounds (crates of classes, chafers, etc.) and able to work on your feet for long periods to time
Must be available to work on weekends as needed
California Driver's License in good standing with a clean record
Serve-Save Certificate (we can assist with this)

Full-time or part-time position as an expeditor with additional hours working events and deliveries. Back room and delivery rate is DOE 19.00-21.00 per hour with potential tips for deliveries. Additional event pay rates

Keywords: The Party Helpers, San Jose , Catering Expeditor, Hospitality & Tourism , San Jose, California

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