Junior Purchaser

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Junior Purchaser

Currently, we are seeking a Junior Purchaser for our purchasing department. Projects include hotel new construction and renovation projects around the country.

The Junior Purchaser will be responsible for preparing initial cost estimates based on preliminary project scope prepared by both in-house and third-party interior design teams, make recommendations for alternate fixtures and furniture where needed to achieve project budgets, and manage the bid and award process for full procurement, delivery and installation of the final FF&E work scope. The position will also be responsible for managing and tracking orders and any additional logistics related to the FF&E orders.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work with Project Manager to support the entire procurement process on a per-project basis, including the bid process and analysis, budget creation and review, issuing purchase orders, reviewing and paying vendor invoices, expediting and tracking vendor shipments Manage logistics to process orders with vendors – verify/review details on vendor orders Coordinate shipments and deliveries; track / set up all deliveries, shipments, returns and installations Constant and timely communication with storage warehouse re: items received, deliveries, installation, storage fees, etc. Communicate with vendors, contractor and owner throughout project Work with accounting to reconcile project accounts Responsible for organization of project files as well as physical and digital archiving Established contacts and maintain relationships with FF&E vendors and suppliers

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in purchasing / project management
  • Experience in hospitality sector preferred
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills with both internal and external partners
  • Organized and efficient work pace
  • Works well in a fast-paced, team structure¬†
  • Multi-task orientation with strong problem resolution capabilities
  • Ability to read and interpret specification packages, shop drawings, architectural and ID Plans
  • We seek those with a knack for problem-solving, a flexible attitude and a great sense of humor