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Purchasing Assistant

Company: Landry's
Location: Biloxi
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

SUMMARY:

Accountable for purchasing duties and multiple support roles for other departments as necessary

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Responsible for vendor inquiries and vendor communication
* Responsible for assisting in daily orders within our company software program
* Help maintain inventory delivery records using purchase order and requisitions
* Assist in vendor setup and subsequent information entries into vendor files as needed
* Troubleshoot invoicing issues and/or pricing variances based on current bids provided by vendors
* Ensure the safety and security of proprietary bids and/or pricing provided by vendors for best pricing practices
* Help to ensure bids are formatted and input correctly on weekly/monthly/quarterly basis
* Monitor work order app designed to help the flow of services to hotel and casino when needed/requested
* Assist in inputting purchase requisitions into software program when necessary to ensure the flow of goods needed for multiple departments
* Act as a liaison between the vendors and multiple departments to ensure that all needs for goods/services are met in a timely manner, and as efficiently as possible to safeguard the company's assets
* Work closely with receiving department to handle any issues that may arise daily with deliveries and/or invoicing issues
* Assist the inventory department with adjustments/item creation, etc. on a monthly basis
* Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

* Ability to work a steady schedule of 40 hours per week is required
* Ability to deliver a service level which creates an atmosphere that makes our internal customers feel comfortable, appreciated, and respected
* Commitment to routinely go above and beyond in the accomplishment of position responsibilities to play a role in the achievement of organizational goals.
* Must present an image of excitement and enthusiasm, while being able to project a professional appearance and demeanor
* Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, with the emphasis on communication
* Display strong work ethic and teamwork.
* Must be able to multi-task and take on an ever-expanding role within the department
* Strong oral and written communicator
* Previous food & beverage knowledge, or a working knowledge of food terminology and maintenance terminology

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

* A high school diploma or equivalent
* Food and beverage knowledge is a plus
* Communication and problem resolution experience is a key
* Excel and Outlook, computer skills are needed
* Telephone use

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

* Must possess basic mathematical skills to include ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide specific to position responsibilities.

Language Skills:

* Ability to read and understand all policies and procedures.
* Must be able to communicate effectively with team members and management in English, specific to position duties and responsibilities.
* Must be able to complete standard forms and reports.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, duties, and responsibilities.

* Regularly required to stand; walk; sit
* Operate a computer and other office equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties and responsibilities of this position.

* The working conditions are those typically found in an indoor, climate-controlled office environment.
* Occasional exposure to a casino environment which includes exposure to gaming related environmental factors including, but not limited to, secondhand smoke, excessive noise, high volume guest/employee contact in a fast-paced, continuously evolving environment.

DISCLAIMER:

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, requirements, and skills. Leadership reserves the right to revise the job or to require that different tasks be performed, as necessary.

Keywords: Landry's, Biloxi , Purchasing Assistant, Other , Biloxi, Mississippi

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