The Purchasing Agent will perform all aspects of the purchasing process for new hotel openings, renovations, and capital expenditures of existing hotels.
* Generate purchase orders for FF&E pro-opening, interior & exterior signage, laundry & kitchen equipment that relates to hotel openings * Log all purchase orders to track costs & budget compliance * Vendor bid comparison and price negotiation to assure best possible pricing while minimally adhering to or exceeding specification * Utilize checklist for each hotel opening to assure all product is ordered and in a timely fashion * Follow up with vendors on all purchase orders to assure accuracy & timeliness according to delivery schedule * Prepare receiving reports on a job-by-job basis * Supervise installation of product into the hotel for proper placement & quality of product * Prepare, follow up, and complete an accurate punch list for all guestrooms and public areas * Provide support for Project & Asset Management * Perform all aspects of the Capital Expenditure process for existing hotels, accurately, on a timely basis and must conform to WLS best practices * Travel required
* Coaching and Counseling * Develop Talent * Generate Revenue * Inspire Followership * Judgement/Decision Making * Managing Conflict * Managing Day to Day Operations * Oral Communication * Problem Solving * Select and Recruit Talent
* Knowledgeable in computer skills * Excellent oral and written communication skills
* 5 years of Purchasing or Purchasing-related experience
Location Code: A75
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