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Purchasing Agent

The Envoy Hotel, Autograph Collection

Perform purchasing functions to ensure the purchases of products specified in purchase orders. While doing so in accordance with established service and sustainability standards to purchase/receive/delivery supplies to departments throughout the hotel.

Posted January 9, 2019

Purchasing Agent

The Envoy Hotel, Autograph Collection

Opportunity:  Purchasing Agent

Perform purchasing functions to ensure the purchases of products specified in purchase orders. While doing so in accordance with established service and sustainability standards to purchase/receive/delivery supplies to departments throughout the hotel.

 

Potential Career Path   

Purchasing Supervisor - Purchasing Manager - FB Operations  

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Communicate with all Department Heads to order all products according to hotel needs, budgets, and specifications.
  • Forecast operational needs and schedule deliveries of product to be delivered accordingly.
  • Monitor the grades, quantity and quality of products received to ensure they meet the hotel's established standards.
  • Receive, maintain, delivery all packages to the appropriate departments as specified.
  • Follow Avendra guidelines.
  • Follow Birchstreet guidelines.
  • Ensure appropriate levels of inventories are maintained to minimize waste and maximize ratio turnover.
  • Maintain a clean and organized storage area while securing inventory.
  • Monitor Birchstreet to ensure all invoices are received, closed, and paid on time.
  • Track Liquor/Beer/Wine costs daily to ensure proper monthly spend levels are met.
  • Maintain monthly inventory/daily par level inventory/perpetual inventory.
  • Participate in hotel meetings including weekly staff, F&B, and daily meetings.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma required.
  • Previous purchasing/inventory experience or equivalent training preferred.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

Address

70 Sleeper Street
Boston, MA 02210

Phone

(617) 338-3030

Rooms

136 Rooms