HEI Hotels

Purchasing Agent

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2022 5:40 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-27451
Category
Other
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Location Name
Crescent Court Dallas

About Us

Welcome to Hotel Crescent Court, with undeniable charm that is quintessentially Texan, we meld Dallas sophistication and heritage into an experience that is uniquely Hotel Crescent Court. With our immersive spa, renowned dining, and serene pool just moments away from the trolley, our hotel opens a world filled by arts, shopping and entertainment districts. Fresh from a $30 million renovation, this is Texas luxury living at its finest.

At the Hotel Crescent Court, our associates can expect to work in an environment that focuses on nurturing development and growth. We take care of you so that you can take care of our guests. Complimentary parking, free meals during your shift, and monthly associate celebrations are just a few perks that can be expected when working here.

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.

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 ‚Äčthrough EyeMed. ‚ÄčOur 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. Specific details and eligibility of these programs vary by location and employment status. 

 

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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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