HEI Hotels

Purchasing Agent

Job Locations US-CO-Westminster
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/9/2021 12:35 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-17454
Category
Other
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Location Name
The Westin Westminster
Min
USD $20.00/Hr.

About Us

Recently renovated and ideally positioned 15 minutes from both Denver and Boulder, The Westin Westminster provides convenient access to the 16th Street Mall and Pearl Street Mall, as well as abundant outdoor recreation afforded by the Rocky Mountains.

Our Vision is to be the premier employer in the hospitality sector between Denver and Boulder. We recently received the AAA 4 Diamond rating, and we offer free meals to our associates as well as monthly employee appreciation celebrations, incentives for excellent customer service, and discounted hotel stays. Apply today and join an outstanding hotel focused on providing the highest quality of hospitality to our guests!

We value U.S. military experience and invite all qualified military candidates to apply.

Overview

Assist the Hotel Departments in their purchasing needs, while monitoring hotel spending.  $20.00/hour

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with Director Food and Beverage, Executive Chef and Sous Chefs and order all F and B products according to hotel needs and specifications. Forecast operational needs and schedule deliveries of all food and beverage items.
  • Monitor the grades and quality of products received to ensure that they meet the hotel's established standards.
  • Determine the food and beverage requirements for all catering menus, and orders according to guarantee of the menus.
  • Participate in all hotel meetings including weekly staff, Food and Beverage, and daily menu meeting.
  • Supervise purchasing staff, including interviewing prospective associates for the purchasing department, training, coaching, counseling and discipline, to ensure the smooth operation of all aspects of the purchasing department, such as ordering, receiving, issuing and storing.
  • Obtain bids from vendors, using the telephone and FAX machines, according to the specifications set by the department heads. Determine the best possible price for the desired items, and place orders for all non-food items. Schedule deliveries of non-food items to meet the operational needs outlined by the department heads.
  • Maintain HEI Hotels and Resorts purchasing programs and arrangements. Ensure adherence to all corporate purchasing policies and procedures such as requisition process.
  • Personally check and ensure appropriate levels of inventories are maintained to minimize waste and maximize ratio turnover.
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Hotel experience preferred.
  • Must have full knowledge of food, beverage, general and printing products and purchasing procedures.
  • Basic mathematical and computer skills to order items and track deliveries.
  • Ability to apply basic supervisory skills to plan, organize, direct, coach, train and discipline associates, as necessary.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.

Benefits

HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit program that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you!

For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical and Dental 
programs through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as Vision insurance programs ​through EyeMed. ​Our Vacation, Sick and Holiday programs are available for you to rejuvenate with time off. For your financial wellness, HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life insurance as well as Short and Long-Term Disability plans. Our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our 'YouDecide' and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future.

 


HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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