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Director of Procurement

Company: Omni Hotels & Resorts
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Come and join our team at this -605-room convention center hotel in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City. -Our luxury hotel is located next to the Paycom Center(OKC Thunder), -the Oklahoma Convention Center and across the street from the 70-acre Scissortail Park.
The property -includes an all-day dining outlet (Seltzer's Modern Diner), an entertainment sports bar (OKC Tap House), specialty restaurant (Bob's Steak & Chop House), coffee shop (Park Grounds) and a retail outlet (RareBird Gift Shop). Additionally, guests can enjoy a Mokara Spa, fitness center and a rooftop pool and bar (CatBird Seat) complete with a fire pit, outdoor lawn and cabanas. The hotel offers 76,000 square feet of meeting and event space inclusive of a 20,000 square foot ballroom, 10,000 square foot ballroom, and a 4,200 square foot outdoor pre-function space that overlooks the park.
Job Description
To provide for the acquisition of food, beverage, and general purchases at maximum economics based on business activity. The Director of Procurement acts as a liaison between individuals in the hotel and supplier representatives in the procurement of goods and services required to achieve the objectives of each department.
Responsibilities


  • Directly supervise the Purchasing/Receiving staff through delegation of work tasks to achieve set objectives.
  • Attend all Food and Beverage and related meetings such as menu tie-down, weekly forecast and Financial Services.
  • Maintain close communications with Chefs and Catering Department on requirements for future menu events to evaluate menus against Par Inventories in determining necessary requirements for outlets and banquet functions.
  • Establish and maintain training tools for subordinates to achieve a better knowledge and understanding of the Purchasing process and applications such as: product familiarity, receiving and storage standards, EOM reconciliation of Food and Beverage inventories, EOM Accounts Payable closing.
  • Coordinate with vendor to set up site visits of their facilities to aid key personnel in Purchasing and Storerooms as a training tool to improve basic knowledge of commodities used.
  • Counsel and make, as needed, assessment of present and/or new associate job performance to determine what specific training is required to achieve desired results.
  • Evaluate vendor performance in compliance to Purchasing bid procedures. Monitors vendor ability to provide timely and consistent quality according to established specifications.
  • Maintain close communications with Corporate Purchasing offices for placement and follow-up on quarterly and annual order requirements.
  • Attend area hotel and restaurant shows and seminars to establish new vendor relations and learn of new products and ways to improve present operation.
  • Manage weekly bid process to ensure the best prices are being obtained on frequently purchased items.
  • Coordinate weekly wine, liquor and beer purchases, ensuring compliance with state liquor laws. Establish and maintain requisition procedures for alcoholic beverages that guarantee maximum control over inventories.
  • Work daily with Accounts Payable to ensure Birchstreet is accurate and up-to-date.

    Qualifications

    • 2+ years experience as storeroom attendant in a high volume, upscale Hotel.
    • Associate's Degree or higher strongly preferred.
    • Exceptional guest service skills.
    • Above average Computer skills including MS Word and Excel.
    • Ability to stand for a long period of time, stoop, bend and lift items weighing up to 50 pounds.
    • Ability to work flexible schedule (including weekends and holidays).
    • Must have a strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to multi-task in a high paced environment.
    • Must be able to make quick decisions and possess good judgment.
    • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative course of action quickly and accurately.
    • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
    • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests.
    • Must be able to work with and understand financial information, data and basic arithmetic functions.
    • Must remain professional in all situations.

      Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer - vets/disability. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: -EEOC is the Law Poster -and the following link is the -OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement -If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to -applicationassistance@omnihotels.com.

Keywords: Omni Hotels & Resorts, Oklahoma City , Director of Procurement, Executive , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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