Las Vegas
Type of Shift
Full Time
Purchasing, Receiving & Warehouse

Purchasing General Buyer

Golden Entertainment Corporate (Las Vegas, NV)


Summary: Responsible for assisting in procurement of all goods and services vital to the company’s operational needs. Responsible for obtaining the highest quality goods at the lowest cost. Responsible for the creation and electronic delivery of Purchase Orders to appropriate approved vendor; this requires product research, writing requests for bids, and evaluating information received.



Essential Functions:

  • Prepares and processes purchase orders on MMS system to comply with established purchasing procedures and guidelines.
  • Manages purchase requests for supplier bids, quotes and proposals.
  • Ensures that all merchandise purchased is supported with appropriate documentation, prudent pricing, and reasonable quantities.
  • Ensures that all procurement programs, policies and procedures are followed.
  • Responsible for the timely purchase of requested goods and services.
  • Adheres to corporate approved vendor and product list.
  • Maintains current and up-to-date product specifications.
  • Conveys all new product needs to purchasing department leadership.
  • Troubleshoots any product problems or vendor discrepancies.
  • Updates savings sheet as directed.
  • Manages supplier qualification, RFP, supplier selection, compliance and ongoing supply management process.
  • Resolves disputes with suppliers.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum two years purchasing or related experience required.
  • Self-starter who is both a team player and capable of working independently and can also exercise good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Knowledge of common weights and measures.
  • Prior experience working with suppliers within the Las Vegas market preferred.
  • Prior experience coordinating, specifying, and bidding items for multiple properties or as an enterprise entity preferred.
  • Ability to deal with internal and external customers and work in fast paced environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Computer literate with existing or comparable purchasing system and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Working knowledge of MMS/Stratton Warren purchasing system preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.


Required Work Cards

  • TBD


Physical Requirements

  • Lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying (less than 25% of the time)
  • Bending, kneeling, continuously standing, climbing, driving, working outdoors, using chemical agents or wearing protective clothing (less than 10% of the time)
  • Walking (up to 25% of the time)
  • Working indoors and sitting at a desk or table working on a computer (more than 75% of the time)
  • Vision, hearing, speech and literacy (critical)



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Duties to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.