Corporate Director of Purchasing
- Employment Type
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, in Reno, Nevada, has a career opportunity and is looking for someone with a proven track record to be the Corporate Director of Purchasing. Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (MCRI), is publicly traded and the parent company of Atlantis. Atlantis has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Mid-size Employers.
Atlantis is recommended by Forbes Travel Guide with a Four Star Spa. Atlantis is rated by AAA as a Four Diamond resort; less than five percent of the nearly 31,000 properties approved by AAA achieve this Four Diamond designation. The Steakhouse and Bistro Napa restaurants at Atlantis are recommended by Forbes Travel Guide and consistently receive the highest ratings by TripAdvisor. Since 2000 Atlantis Steakhouse and Bistro Napa restaurants at Atlantis have received the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator.
Atlantis was the first casino in northern Nevada to launch an organics recycling program, single-stream recycling program, and biodiesel fuel recycling program, and has been awarded the prestigious top rating of Four Green Globes by the Green Building Initiative (GBI) and is recognized as a property that demonstrates national leadership and excellence in the practice of water, energy, and environmental efficiency to reduce environmental impacts.
Responsible for departmental budgets, monthly financials and variance reporting, including overtime tracking and minimization.
Work with operational managers and Director of Purchasing on design issues and equipment decisions and participate in review sessions.
Oversees and manages the day to day operations of the Purchasing department
Responsible for maintaining the accuracy of Stratton Warren system. PO’s, item #’s etc.
Work with NV and CO properties to combine volume for both properties reducing cost.
Monthly reports on operational price variances.
Ensures all bid specs are up to date
Provides weekly market trend reports
Trains on accuracy of Bids specs
Ensures bid sheets to vendors are updated as appropriate
Train on shopping list and make sure all items are ordered timely
Review requisitions, contacts vendors and purchases goods based on agreed-upon price, quantity and quality, ensuring timely procurement of goods at price/value to meet the needs of client departments.
Reviews bid for all major purchases to ensure securing the most advantageous deal in relation to price, quantity, quality, service level, and delivery schedule.
Researches and communicates with existing and potential vendors in order to cultivate working relationships and develop most advantageous price and service agreements
Responsible for actively building and retaining customer relations and acts as a mentor to other employees and co-workers in order to provide superior customers service.
Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.
Bachelor Degree in related field, and a minimum of 5 years experience in a Purchasing or Construction environment performing similar duties and tasks.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to organize, prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Products including Word & Excel. Stratton Warren experience preferred.
Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with ethical integrity; Upholds organizational values.
Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feedback from others; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates; Gives appropriate recognition to others; Displays passion and optimism; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision.
Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.