Job Description

The Purchasing Department is a profit-impacting department providing specialized skills and services for all other departments. The primary function is the effective utilization of available funds to maximize Casino profits; and to procure goods and services at the best cost and quality. The Purchasing function is centralized to provide effective control of contracts, negotiations, commitments, and general administration of suppliers at all levels.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop annual department budget and staffing needs.
  • Ensure budget compliance throughout the year.
  • Adequately staff the departments in order to achieve department mission with the assistance of Human Resources.
  • Responsible for the administration of purchasing throughout the casino. Purchase requested items on a cost-effective and timely basis.
  • Justify and approve all requisitions submitted by other Casino departments.
  • Obtain the best price and service for the products or supplies purchased.
  • Research new products and new vendors.
  • Negotiate and purchase all basic supplies required for the daily operations of the Casino.
  • Includes the purchasing maintenance and building materials, housekeeping supplies and equipment, and gaming products.
  • Responsible for implementing cost reduction and efficiency improvement programs.
  • Assist Food & Beverage with large volume purchases.
  • Assist management when deemed necessary with special projects.
  • Ensure the smooth operation of the Purchasing Department through supervision and management of the staff.
  • Directs all activities of Warehouse, Inventory Control, Shipping and Receiving Department
  • Responsible for all inventories, including Food & Beverage, office supplies, and uniforms.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Directly supervises Shipping & Receiving supervisor, casino buyer, food buyer, and inventory analyst as well as their respective departments.
  • May be used as an usher as needed by management for events.

Job Requirements

  • Five years experience in purchasing supervision or management preferably in a service oriented environment.
  • BA or BS in business or related field preferred.