Golden Acorn Casino & Travel Center
  • Campo, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance


Job Description

Purchasing Specialist DEPARTMENT: Finance EXEMPT (Y/N): Y

REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer


SUMMARY:

Assists all Casino Department Managers and their staff with the procurement of goods and services, seeking the optimal balance of price, quality, availability, reliability, and service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position does not imply that the class of duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned. Scope of the Purchasing Specialist's job responsibilities will be as follows but may be expanded to include other functional areas of the Casino and Travel Center:

  • Implementing purchasing strategies and business process improvements that will effectively reduce the overall cost of goods and services in our Convenience Store by conducting independent research on merchandise, products, and supplies and communicating effectively with Department Managers and their staff to understand and comply with business requirements
  • Efficiently administers a consistent flow and supply of goods and merchandise including routinely tracking inventory and timely re-ordering
  • Assists the Accounting Department in the timely and accurate evaluation of Food & Beverage inventory and supports and assists with all aspects of Casino & Travel Center shipping and receiving operations

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum High School Diploma/ GED
  • 3 - 5 years equivalent experience in a multi-vendor, high volume retail setting with annual sales volume of at least $2 million
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential to success in this role
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to pass standardized MS Excel test

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the Employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The Employee is also regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands , handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The Employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, and to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The Employee may be required to lift packages up to 30 lbs. in weight.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an Employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Employee is regularly exposed to risk of radiation (from computers), as a great deal of the workday may be spent working on spreadsheets or inputting data into the computer system.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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