Purchaser – CAPEX and FF&E

Engineering Paris, Paris


Job Description


Purchaser CAPEX and FF&E



CAPEX and FF&E purchaser

Big Mamma is looking for a CAPEX and FF&E purchaser. This position is reporting directly to the head of construction for the Group. Your mission is to help deliver exceptionnal restaurants, on time, on budget. You work in coordination with Big Mamma’s design studio and development team.

Based on the design’s studio and operational teams specifications, you will be responsible for assisting with the purchasing and manufacturing of highly detailed FF&E, either bespoke pieces, off the shelf or antiques, handling suppliers, documentation, spread sheets, invoicing and procuring. You will also work on structuring CAPEX acquisition (kitchen equipment, construction works, etc) : defining a detailed sourcing, negotiating global purchasing agreements.

For this role, candidates should clearly show competent knowledge of the job and be extremely organised and efficient as well as have a natural passion for great design and high attention to detail. A solid knowledge of furniture and architectural materials and where to source them from is essential.

The responsibilities will include:


Cost optimization & administration

Obtaining supplier quotations (for both standard and bespoke items, negotiating on price & terms)

Define and implement sourcing strategy for each purchasing category

Placing orders and liaising with each supplier to ensure every order is delivered on time and to the correct specification

Ensuring all procurement remains within budget and time
Liaising with contractors and the client team to organise the installation of the FF&E
Approve supplier invoices for payment and assisting the accounts team to complete the final project reconciliation

Quality delivery



Deliver goods that respect the studio and operational specifications for each project

Inspect goods upon delivery alongside the FF&E designers

Liaise with contractors and the construction team to organise the installation

Validate final item quality with FF&E designers and operationals

The candidate should also:

• Be capable of clear communication; fluent in English, both written and verbal
• Be fluent in Excel
• Be a team player able to support and contribute to a positive working environment
• Be able to confidently represent the Company externally and contribute to Big Mamma’s professional reputation and high level of attention to detail


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