Buyer - Purchasing(Uniforms & Linen)
Monday thru Friday
Average Hours per Week:
The primary responsibility of the Buyer is to manage the entire supply chain for the assigned commodities including development of commodity strategies, selection of suitable suppliers, negotiations to ensure best-in-class pricing, analysis of total cost of ownership, summary of procurement recommendation, supplier follow up, and management reporting. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and The Venetian Casino Resort?s policies, practices, and procedures.
Minimum Employment Requirements: 21 years of age, proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States, four-year college degree, ability to communicate effectively in a positive/upbeat fashion utilizing English; both in oral and written form, interpersonal skills with focused attention to guest needs to deal effectively with all business contacts, maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to VCR appearance standards, maintain consistent adherence to the VCR Unmatched Guest Service Standards, work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays. Specific Position Requirements: Minimum BA/BS degree required in a related field or an equivalent experience, with an MBA preferred. Minimum 2 years experience in Purchasing of uniforms, linens or a related field. Knowledge of Stratton Warren inventory system (inputting bids, creating purchase orders) a plus. Ability to perform complex analysis. Must have extensive resources in the garment and linen industries, knowledge of fabric durability, and cleaning methods. Must have knowledge of sewing machines, heat seal machines, and other applicable department equipment and supplies. Knowledge of design processes a plus. Ability to perform complex analysis for supplier and material contracts, develop long range commodity plans, streamline operational procedures, perform continuous improvement activities, recommend and establish inventory levels, and present project reports to senior management. Knowledge of financial and cost management, PO and contract management, and spreadsheet analysis. Skills with Microsoft Office Suites and spreadsheets are essential. Work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment. Maintain physical stamina and proper mental attitude while dealing effectively with management, team members, and suppliers while working under pressure and meeting deadlines. Must be able to frequently move freely about the office, maintain manual dexterity to access computer via computer keyboard and operate office equipment, such as telephones, copiers, fax machine, etc., withstand various activities such as frequent walking, sitting for long periods and withstand prolonged standing, stretching, bending and kneeling without restriction. Be able to work indoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to CRT fatigue, noise, dust, cigarette smoke, and be able to access all areas of the property.
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