The Senior Procurement Coordinator is an integral contributor supporting all hotel properties across North America.This Team Member is the key contact and trainer for all suppliers utilizing the Trade Simple platform to electronically communicate bid information.This Team Member maintains the Item Master file by ensuring all updates are captured, and also owns all training associated with the Item Master. The Senior Procurement Buyer follows up on all purchase orders for assigned properties with a high level of customer service provided to both internal customers and external suppliers.The Senior Procurement Buyer reports to the Procurement Manager.
Maintains the accuracy and uploading of manual bids within purchasing system, migrating additional vendors to the automated load process and mass changes to the Item Master.
Troubleshoot and resolve issues for vendors uploading bids to Trade Simple platform.
Responsible for ensuring all products in procurement system have a respective bid according to bid cycle.
Troubleshoots questions and issues for Procurement Buyer Team
Actively pursues outdated products to remove from procurement system to keep database clean for end user.
Accountable for achievement of metrics and targets associated with the position.
Responsible for purchase order discrepancy review and resolution, and Returned Material Authorization processing.
Maintains the accuracy of purchase orders pertaining to delivery date, OS&E quote retrieval and item subs.
Processes purchase orders in accordance to Loews audit standards and procedures.
Maintains high standards of customer service to our internal and external customers regarding orders and delivery of product to the hotels. Regular attendance in conformance with standards
May be required to work varying schedules to reflect business needs
Required to attend all training sessions and meetings
Ability to perform “Physical Requirements” as explained below
Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills & Experience:
Ability to work cooperatively with others.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to read, write and speak English effectively.
Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.
Ability to work effectively, maintain composure and make decisions in stressful situations.
Ability to organize workload, adapt quickly to change, and deliver under the pressure of deadlines.
Ability to perform both standard and intermediate spreadsheet functions using Microsoft Excel.
Proficiency in windows-based computer programs to include e-mail, internet and word processing applications.
Strong computer skills and ability to learn new computer applications.
General knowledge of mathematics and accounting principles.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
1-2 years customer-facing work experience in a hospitality or finance environment
Must the Applicants Supply Their own Work Permit?