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Purchasing Manager

Company: Seagate Hospitality Group
Location: Delray Beach
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

The Purchasing Manager works closely with the buying team to ensure responsible sourcing for equipment, goods, and services while managing existing vendors and securing new ones. They will perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories while searching for the best deals and contracts to ensure a maximum profit for the property.


  • Plan, develop, and purchase materials, parts, supplies, and equipment in a timely and cost-effective way while maintaining appropriate quality standards
  • Lead the Purchasing Team in vendor negotiations, including strategy, communication, and achieving positive results.
  • Monitors requisition activity to ensure all requests are handled and processed promptly.
  • Responsible for ensuring adequate inventory and products are available to meet the company's needs.
  • Manage workflow for buyers and purchasing clerks.
  • Prepares instruction/procedure manuals to assist the department with all new systems and policies.
  • Develops, updates, maintains, and enforces purchasing policies and procedures
  • Coordinates procedures with all departments
  • Reviews bids and quotations obtained by purchasing staff and makes selections and recommendations
  • Prepares detailed reports regarding all aspects of the procurement process as required
  • Assists in the preparation of the department budget
  • Provides detailed analysis and implementation for all special projects as required
  • Maintains a clean, safe, hazard-free work environment within the area of responsibility
  • Develop, secure, and analyze requests for quotes
  • Research and identify suitable vendors/suppliers and make recommendations
  • Build and develop relationships with vendors
  • Prepare purchase requisitions, approve and issue purchase orders by company policy and negotiated terms and conditions
  • Report and maintain any variances against the budget before items are purchased
  • Keep accurate records of the total cost of products purchased
  • Total cost analysis of goods and services
  • Track and utilize 80/20 reports
  • Work with the accounts payable department and accounting to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices, as necessary for the business with the supplier
  • Work with and organize products in the warehouse and receiving areas
  • Develop and implement plans to achieve purchasing goals
  • Manage the tactical operations of the materials management and purchasing function & staff
  • Liaise with counterparts in other functional areas, such as Sales, Product Management, and Warehouse personnel, to ensure alignment of activities and objectives
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required
    • Five (5) or more years of purchasing supervisory / management experience in gaming/hospitality environment required
    • Three (3) or more years of food & beverage buying experience for a Four-Diamond or greater Hotel/Casino property required
    • Extensive knowledge in Red Rock or similar Inventory Purchasing Systems is required
    • Ability to speak, read, write and understand English
    • Professional demeanor appropriate for a luxury environment
    • Strong working knowledge of inventory planning, forecasting techniques, as well as operational systems and warehouse management
    • Proven track record in successful project management and completion (on time, on budget, goals met)
    • Inquisitive, detail-oriented with strong quantitative analytical skills and an innovative approach to problem-solving
    • Demonstrated ability in team development, management, and consensus-building
    • Excellent MS Office (Excel, MSQuery, Access, PowerPoint) capabilities required
    • Strong written communication and presentation skills required

      Physical Requirements/ Other
      • Must be able to stand, walk, and sit for prolonged periods
      • Must be able to bend, stoop, crouch
      • Must use hands to reach, grasp, handle, pull and push

        The Seagate Perks!
        • For full-time candidates, health benefits offered after 90-day probationary period is completed to include medical, dental & vision insurance.
        • Generous time off and vacation package.
        • Company Matched 401K
        • Advancement opportunities within a growing company.
        • Free Parking

Keywords: Seagate Hospitality Group, Delray Beach , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Delray Beach, Florida

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