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Senior Food & Beverage Buyer

Company: Treasure Island Casino
Location: Welch
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description:

SUMMARY: Negotiate and purchase goods and services for the Food & Beverage division. Responsible for a high level of guest service as described in your departments guest service standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform Requests for Proposal (RFP) and quotes (RFQ), negotiate prices, analyzes bids and prepare supporting documentation, recommendations and justifications
Maximize profits through high quality, cost effective purchases
Ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements and maintain records for audits
Execute of required procurement
Monitor, set and adjust food and beverage specification and PARs, including disposables, chemicals, equipment and supplies
Negotiate bids and prepare procurement contracts and stocking agreements for review
Maintain strong partnerships with vendors
Complete reports and analyze and compile information to facilitate improved practices
Evaluate market conditions and recommend new products and suppliers to enhance standards and increase profitability, which may include attending events and exhibitions
Maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts
Consult, advise and guide buyers on practices, processes and standards

KNOWLEDGE AND CERTIFICATION, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge and Certification
Required:
High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience
4-year Business Administration degree or related field and 3 years of related purchasing and negotiating experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Skills
Required:
Accurate and detail-oriented
Highly organized and ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
Strong computer skills Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook), Windows and purchasing software applications
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Excellent problem solving, negotiating and conflict resolution skills
Proficiency in sourcing products and suppliers

Abilities
Required:
Ability to work fast and efficiently
Ability to follow established dress code policies and practice good personal hygiene
Ability to interact with guests, coworkers and management in a professional and courteous manner
Ability to serve both internal and external customers
Ability to control purchasing expenses with a cost effective mindset
Ability to manage purchases in a timely and efficient manner
Ability to speak in a clear, concise and pleasant voice
Ability to remain focused for extended periods of time
Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks under pressure while remaining professional
Ability to make decisions and solve problems through analyzation and evaluation
Ability to exercise ethical standards upholding Treasure Island's values and policies

REQUIRED TRAINING
Treasure Island guest service training
Treasure Island purchasing software applications
Any position-related training as determined by department manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Must be able to sit for long periods of time with occasional walking and standing
Must have a good sense of balance, and be able to bend and kneel
Must be able to reach and twist routinely
Must be able to push, pull and grasp objects routinely
Must have the ability to independently lift 25+ pounds occasionally
Must be able to perform repetitive hand and wrist motions
Must have good eye hand coordination

WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed in the administration building but may require going onto the gaming floor, which has flashing lights, frequent loud noises and cigarette smoke; May also require going into the kitchen and warehouse, which has fumes and hot and cold temperatures
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including all shifts, weekends and holidays
Extensive computer use
Overtime may be required
Occasionally must deal with angry or hostile individuals

DISCLAIMER AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel assigned to this position.

All Treasure Island Resort & Casino employees are responsible to ensure that their designated operations are in compliance with Treasure Island Resort & Casino policies, Tribal policies, and State compact and Tribal gaming regulations.

Conditions of employment with Treasure Island Resort & Casino include possessing sensitivity to Native American culture; following all safety rules and regulations; notifying your manager of any criminal / civil offenses, arrests, convictions or violations, including minor traffic violations; passing a pre-employment drug test; passing a background investigation to obtain and maintain a gaming license; and successfully completing a three-month introductory period. Team members should respect the privacy of guests and other team members and maintain confidentiality of business practices. Associated topics: bi, business analyst, business finance, business systems analyst, examiner, financial analytic, investment analyst, law, market, refinement

Keywords: Treasure Island Casino, Minneapolis , Senior Food & Beverage Buyer, Other , Welch, Minnesota

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