Purchasing Manager

Industry:
Hotels Clubs and Spas
Department:
Finance and Accounts
Level:
Department Head
Location:
Americas North and South
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
02-Dec-16
Recruiter:
Wyndham Worldwide
Job Ref:
1615255

Purchasing Manager
25 Oct 2016

As the world's largest hotel company, and a leading player in the global hospitality industry, Wyndham Hotel Group boasts 7,500 hotels and 15 brands in 70 countries-all supported by more than 7,000 associates on six continents. And we know our success is attributable to our associates, a bright, talented and diverse group of individuals who embrace our signature Count On Me! service culture and have a passion for excellence. To learn more visit us at http://www.wyndhamworldwide.com.

Welcoming visitors from their first glimpse of Clearwater Beach's iconic skyline, as its signature centerpiece with the grandest of entrances, Wyndham Grand celebrates the destination's best - from its famed beaches and breathtaking sunsets, to its refreshing gulf breezes and varied experiences - all within steps of the resort's spectacular open-air lobby. Refined, yet relaxed, the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach lives up to its name, connecting with guests through its highly-personalized and anticipatory service, while delivering memorable experiences that evoke the distinctive charm and spirit of Clearwater Beach.
Job Description

The Purchasing Manager is responsible for handling and overseeing the procurement of goods and services through appropriate bidding processes to achieve optimum price value while maintaining superior quality consistent with Wyndham's established control policies and procedures. The Purchasing Manager also maintains and organizes the hotel's storage facilities, ensures proper distribution, and assists in implementation of key controls associated with the procurement and accounting of goods and services.
Responsibilities would include but not be limited to: - Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner. - Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests. - Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines. - Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner. - Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings. - Participate in M.O.D. coverage as required. - Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel. - Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags. - Comply with Wyndham Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations. - Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions. - Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary. - Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives. - Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information. - Perform other duties as requested by management.

Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
Education & Experience:

- A high school diploma with mathematical emphasis required.

- College courses in an associated field and previous supervisory responsibilities preferred.

- A minimum of 4 years of progressive hospitality purchasing experience

- The ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of safe food handling standards and beverage management.

- Must be proficient in Windows, Company approved spreadsheets and word processing.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Sheila Cena at (408) 362-2327. A copy of the company's affirmative action plan is available at the property in the Human Resource office during normal business hours.

Contact Details:
Wyndham Worldwide
Tel: .
Contact: HR Department

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