Drury Hotels Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Aug 05, 2021
Property Location: 1820 County Road 319 - Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701 You belong at Drury Hotels. Getting a job is just the beginning. Finding a place where you belong is what truly matters. Who you are and what you do matters at Drury Hotels. There's a place for you here today (and for tomorrow) in this position. Job Purpose: Under the direction of the Procurement Manager, the Buyer will be responsible for the purchase and contracting of various types of material, equipment, supplies, and services for new hotel construction and operating hotels as needed, in a manner consistent with Drury Hotels standards of excellence and cost effectiveness. Job Functions: Locate, screen, and qualify vendors and determine their suitability to conduct business in accord with company needs and requirements. Analyze markets and logistics in order to assess present and future material availability. Negotiate contracts and purchasing agreements as needed. Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders as needed. Perform evaluations of potential new products through company established testing process. Resolve vendor issues and customer claims in expeditious and appropriate manner per policy. Prepare reports regarding market conditions and material costs. Forecast, plan, and purchase needed materials in a timely and cost efficient manner with the use of SAP MRP and/or other forecasting software resulting in meeting demand with minimal inventory investment. Attend trade shows and conferences as required. Train, develop, and supervise direct report team members. Assist in goal-setting and provide feedback on a continual basis. Conduct annual performance review, and offer guidance and support on work-related issues on an as-needed basis. Conduct all activities in accordance with budgetary guidelines and company policies and procedures. General Knowledge, Skill and Ability Strong written and verbal communication skills Proficient in Microsoft Office and SAP Solid understanding of procurement concepts and techniques Effective problem solving/critical thinking skills Strong interpersonal skills Ability to learn about a wide spectrum of products regarding their specifications, application, and performance expectations. Keen attention to detail; Results driven Operational knowledge of Drury Hotels Company - Hotel Management experience (preferred). Education and Experience: Education: Required - Bachelor degree in business related area or equivalent experience. Experience: One to three years of purchasing experience, preferably in contract negotiation. What you can expect from us: So. Much. More. Just as our guests deserve more, so do you deserve more. Be valued for what you do and who you are ... and well compensated for all you accomplish. Incentives - Quarterly bonuses (we succeed together!)-shared for all based on hotel results Health and well-being - Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life, and disability Retirement - Company-matched 401(k) Work-life - Flexible spending accounts, Team Member Assistance Program, paid time off, and hotel discounts Career growth - Mentorship, cross-training, development plans, management training, and more-60% of management positions promoted internally Award-winning - Ranked among Forbes' Best Midsize Employers (2021) and highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upper Midscale Hotel Chains by J.D. Power 15 years in a row (that's a record!) Rise. Shine. Work Happy.Apply Now.