Purchasing Supervisor

Hilton Worldwide New York City , NY 10110

Posted 3 weeks ago

A Purchasing Supervisor will supervise the purchase of goods and materials required by the hotel in adherence to policy and with cost reduction and profitability in mind.

What will I be doing?

As Purchasing Supervisor, you will supervise the purchase of goods and materials required by the hotel in adherence to policy and with cost reduction and profitability in mind. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Assist the Purchasing Manager with the purchasing of all goods and equipment required by the hotel

  • Supervise the purchase of correct goods and materials at a competitive price and proper quantities/volumes

  • Assist the Purchasing Manager with regularly report on goods purchased and inventory levels so to allow for more effective future purchasing

  • Report all monthly savings to the hotel Team

  • Work with hotel management to improve the purchasing process as a way to reduce waste and improve profitability

  • Maintain good communication and working relationships with all hotel areas

  • Attend finance meetings, as required

  • Act in accordance with fire, health and safety regulations and follow the correct procedures when required

  • Serve your role and Team in an environmentally-conscience manner

What are we looking for?

A Purchasing Supervisor serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Previous experience in a high volume Accounts function

  • Computer literate, with good MS Excel skills

  • Good time management and organisation skills

  • Passion for providing an exceptional customer service experience

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Previous experience with the Birchstreet and the PeopleSoft system

  • Relevant degree, in Finance/Accounting or related business discipline, from an academic institution

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision "to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality" unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Associate Purchasing

Donors Choose

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 11/23/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-02-21T00:00 DonorsChoose.org engages the public in public schools by giving people a simple, accountable, and personal way to address educational inequity. In this clip, board member Stephen Colbert tells the organization's story. Since its launch in 2000, more than 3.9 million "citizen philanthropists" have donated to classroom projects on DonorsChoose.org, channeling books, field trips, technology, and other resources to more than 35 million students in public schools, overwhelmingly from low-income households. Along the way, the organization helped to pioneer the field of crowdfunding and is now making an impact beyond school supplies. Through its dedicated team and culture, DonorsChoose.org earned recognition as the #1 "Best Nonprofit to Work For" by the Nonprofit Times. About the Team The Fulfillment Operations & Strategy team is responsible for ensuring the resources and experiences teachers request on their projects are purchased and delivered. Our team manages the purchasing operations that ensure the right product or experience arrives at the right place and time when a project is fully funded. We strive for the same excellence to deliver a box of crayons for an art class as we do to purchase tickets for the planetarium. Along with our colleagues on Finance & Fulfillment, we help to keep our promise to deliver both materials and financial transparency to teachers and donors. If you are motivated by how we support our mission and are excited to join a team that works hard everyday to make a difference, we want to hear from you! What you'll do... * Support, lead, and assist with day to day purchasing operations * Lead and manage daily, weekly, and monthly purchasing operations and report on the ability of our team to meet key fulfillment metrics. * Assist with daily tasks related to: ordering, reconciling payments, tracking deliveries, analyzing vendor performance, and more. * Communicate with teachers about their project status via email and phone, resolving questions quickly and effectively. * Improve our operational efficiency to fulfill requests across all project types, including trips and special requests * Collaborate with colleagues across the organization and with external stakeholders to further the understanding of how projects are fulfilled. * Advocate for teachers, vendors, and team stakeholders to constantly improve fulfillment with an eye for user-focus and data driven insights. * Support new initiatives and responsibilities across the Finance & Fulfillment team as needed. * Manage and develop team members, including sharing feedback for continuous improvement * Train, onboard and support direct reports and colleagues who work in areas you manage on a daily basis to ensure our team's success at delivering resources and experiences to students. * Identify new leadership opportunities for our team members, and contribute to sharing your professional skills and talents with others so we can all grow together. * Actively contribute to maintaining our team culture, which includes a positive and constructive work environment Our ideal candidate has… * One year of comparable experience, specifically in purchasing operations or event planning. * A background in customer service or operations is preferred. This position might be good for you if you're... * Knowledgeable about online purchasing, enjoy working in financial tasks, like analyzing reports, and have a talent for math. * An exceptional communicator, collaborator, and problem-solver; you're often praised for your organization and attention to detail. * Passionate about operations; you believe in the power of kaizen! * Eager to work in a fast-paced, startup environment. * Comfortable working in an online environment and enjoy learning new programs. * A do-er; you like to check items off of your to-do list and are ready to help others when they need it without being directed to do so. * Team oriented and believe that a successful day is best reflected by accomplishing a collective goal. * Analytical with a strong interest in using data to inform improvements. * Curious, creative, and open to sharing and learning from mistakes. * Innovative and process oriented; you're ready to help generate new ideas to boost productivity. * Flexible when needs change and can take a moment to enjoy when good things are happening. Compensation and Benefits DonorsChoose.org offers a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision coverage; a matching 401k plan (up to 5% of base salary); and annual professional development stipend, and 5 weeks paid vacation plus national holidays. To Apply Please submit your application online, addressing your cover letter to Erica Vendetti, Senior Director, Fulfillment Operations & Strategy. A Final Note The DonorsChoose.org team works toward a nation where students in every community have the resources needed for an excellent education. To do this we hire and support a diverse team of the best and the brightest talent available. We are an organization increasingly representative of the varied races and ethnicities, genders and sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, and abilities that comprise our nation. DonorsChoose.org focuses on attracting, retaining, and advancing diverse talent because it makes us more effective, high-performing, creative, and resilient. If you are passionate about our mission, highly skilled in your field, and looking for a place where you can bring all of yourself to work, we want you. Donors Choose New York City NY

Purchasing Supervisor

Hilton Worldwide