Kendrick Recruitment are now seeking a Linen Room Controller for a luxury hotel and spa based in Cape Town. The key responsibilities of the role is to ensure the smooth running of the day-to-day operation of the Housekeeping linen function whilst ensuring that cost are minimised without compromising quality and that labour is used as efficiently as possible.
Experience and Qualifications Required:
• Grade 12 (NQF 4)
• 3 years housekeeping in a 4/5* environment
• Experience with a Property Management System
• Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and Excel
• Solid financial understanding
• Good command of the English language with solid verbal and written communication skills
• Proven experience with stock taking and stock control processes
To supervise the Linen Room Team
Ensure constant floor presence during peak operational times; interacting with both staff and guests in a constructive manner
Ensuring that all invoices are checked and cross-checked
Ensuring the receipt and recording of all dirty hotel linens, uniforms, guest laundry; ensuring they are sent to the laundry service provider; once returned is reconciled against receipts;
Ensuring that all uniforms are in a good state of repair and that all items sent for laundering are returned; any short-returns or sub-standard laundering need to be follow-up on, questioned and resolved
Coordinating with the various laundry suppliers; as well as liaise with them on behalf of the spa and the food and beverage department
Ensuring that monthly/quarterly stock takes are done of all linen, guest supplier and cleaning supplies and that any variances are thoroughly investigated and resolved
Overseeing and manager all the floor supervisors on shift when rostered as Housekeeping Manager on Duty
Working closely with the Hotel Coordinator and when required assume duties in the coordinator’s absence.
This position is offering a salary of R10,000 per month. Meals on duty, medical aid, provident fund and staff transport is included in the package. To apply please send your CV, references and profile photo through today… Good Luck!