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Purchasing Manager

Company: Benchmark
Location: Walkersville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Come be a part of something bigger!Benchmark - Pyramid is a strong believer in offering our employees Work-Life Effectiveness through, practices, policies, and programs to help our employees achieve success at both work and home. Here are just some of the great benefits we offer:

  • Full Time employees have access to Medical and Dental insurance to fit your needs
  • Benchmark University (You can grow both personally and professionally through on-line webinars and self-study courses)
  • 401K match (Let us help you build your financial future)
  • Companywide Hotel Room Discounts (Who doesnt love to get away)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program (We are here to support you)
  • Employee family events (bring the kids!)
  • Partnerships and discounts with major retailers such as AT&T, Verizon and Dish to name a few
  • Many more, please inquire for more detailsThe Purchasing Manager is responsible for managing purchasing, expediting and returns in order to meet customer expectations. The Purchasing Manager should be proactive and seek opportunity to develop or revise existing team procedures and policies to meet the needs of the customer while maintaining company policy. Key responsibilities will include providing recommendations, communication to internal and external contacts, problem solving and task or project-based execution. In addition, managing, monitoring and motivating a team of direct reports to ensure company and customer needs are met.Supervisory Responsibilities: Hires and manages the Purchasing Supervisors, and other staff as needed. Oversees the daily workflow and schedules of the department. Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive. Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.What you will have an opportunity to do:
    • Collaborates with other departments and leadership to identify and develop needs and requirements for equipment, materials, products, and acceptable substitutions.
    • Assesses current material availability; reasonably predicts future availability based on the market, delivery systems, and other variables.
    • Prepares and presents market conditions and merchandise cost reports.
    • Prepares and processes purchase orders and requisitions for materials, supplies, and equipment.
    • Drafts, explains, and implements instructions, policies, and procedures for purchasing and contract management.
    • Evaluates and approves conditions for issuing and awarding bids.
    • Resolves grievances with vendors, contractors, and suppliers.
    • Maintains and/or implements purchasing and recordkeeping systems.
    • Acts as the companys representative in negotiations with suppliers.
    • Coordinates removal or disposal of surplus materials.
    • Administers the departmental budget.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.Required Skills/Abilities:
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven negotiation skills.
      • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
      • Strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to effectively train others.
      • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
      • Understanding of business and management principles.
      • Thorough understanding of materials and supplies used in the company.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREDEducation and Experience:
        • Bachelors degree in related field required.
        • At least three years of experience in related field required.Physical Requirements:
          • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
          • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.
          • Must be able to access all areas of the facility to determine needs.
          • May require travel.What are we looking for? Benchmark Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations. BENCHMARK is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owneradvisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs.BENCHMARKS distinguished and proven reputation is deeplyrooted in core values that are focused and aligned with exceeding ownership and stakeholder performance expectations. The company leadership and valued employees are passionately committed to delivering the industry most authentic, enchanted, soulful, vibrant, unrivaled and memorymaking experience.BENCHMARKS progressive Be The Difference culture and values are a cornerstone to the companys nearly 40 years of extraordinary achievement and prosperity. Many properties have been recognized with the Benchmark Conference Centers mark of meeting excellence.

Keywords: Benchmark, Roanoke , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Walkersville, Virginia

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