Purchasing Buyer

Finance Las Vegas, Nevada


Description

Position at Affinity Gaming

The Purchasing Buyer will be working out of the corporate office in Las Vegas, NV, conducting the duties below for Affinity Gaming’s casino properties; will be a liaison for corporate with each property’s purchasing staff and vendors. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Stratton Warren and Red Rock Purchasing systems is preferred.
  • Receives requisitions for supplies and services needed by the different departments.
  • Reviews the requisition forms to ensure that they have the required approvals before processing.
  • Coordinates with the different departments regarding questions or clarification of details on their requisitions.
  • Contacts the vendors and requests quotes on the supplies or services needed based on submitted requisitions.
  • Determines the lowest price for the best product based on received bid sheets.
  • Prepares the Purchase Order (PO) according to the lowest bidder and forwards the PO for approval based on system approval levels.
  • Places Credit Card orders when appropriate.
  • Coordinates with receiving to monitor delivery of items purchased.
  • Follows up with the vendors on delays and arranges for new delivery dates.
  • Receives and approves Invoice Price Variance Reports from Accounts Payable.
  • Checks and verifies price discrepancies between the PO and Invoice
  • Submits the correct pricing to Accounts Payable upon approval of immediate supervisor.
  • Meets with new and established vendors to keep abreast of current market trends and resolve any problems as the need arises.
  • Files all released POs and confirmation letters from vendors, bid sheets and other important documents of the department.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Must have one (1) to three (3) years related Purchasing experience and/or training preferably within the hotel and casino industry.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:

  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Must possess a local valid driver license.
  • Must obtain and maintain multiple gaming licenses. 

OTHER PROPERTY SPECIFIC DETAILS:

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS INCLUDE: 

Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Employee Discount Network, Meals, Celebrations, Awards and more....

DISCLAIMER:

This job posting is intended to describe the general nature of this position.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Employee benefits may vary by location, position, length of service and employment status. 

Final candidates will be required to complete a drug test and background check.  Many positions will require a state gaming license. Affinity Gaming is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.