• Purchasing Agent

    Job Locations US-FL-St Pete Beach
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/24/2019 11:06 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-3058
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Location : Location Name
    Sirata Beach Resort & Conferen
  • About Us

    Welcome to Sirata Beach Resort featuring the newest rooms on St. Pete Beach! A multifaceted resort surrounded by acres of beautiful St. Petersburg beaches rated as a top five beach in the United States, Sirata provides everything our guests need to enjoy a relaxing stay. Almost nothing compares to the sparkling white sand setting of our gulf side St. Pete Beach, Florida resort hotel.

    As an associate at the Sirata Beach Resort, you can enjoy free lunch or dinner in our Cafe, discounted hotel rooms, free parking, tuition reimbursement programs, and so much more. We take care of you so that you can take care of our guests!

    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, Dental and Vision insurance programs geared to you and your family's needs as well as Vacation/Sick/Holiday benefits. 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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