The Le Meridien Sheraton Charlotte Hotel is currently seeking an individual for the position of Purchasing Manager to join our team at our StepStone Hospitality managed hotel. The Purchasing Manager will assist the hotel departments in their purchasing needs, while monitoring hotel spending. This position is also responsible for receiving purchased items and properly placing the items in storage.
Communicate with Restaurant Manager, Banquet Manager, and Executive Chef to order all F&B products according to hotel needs and specifications. Forecast operational needs and schedule deliveries of all food and beverage items.
Monitor the grades and quality of products received to ensure that they meet the hotel's established standards.
Determine the food and beverage requirements for all catering menus, and orders according to guarantee of the menus.
Participate in all hotel meetings including weekly staff, Food and Beverage, and daily menu meeting.
Supervise purchasing staff, including interviewing prospective associates for the purchasing department, training, coaching, counseling, and discipline, to ensure the smooth operation of all aspects of the purchasing department, such as ordering, receiving, issuing and storing.
Obtain bids from vendors, using the telephone and email, according to the specifications set by the department heads. Determine the best possible price for the desired items, and place orders for all non-food items. Schedule deliveries of non-food items to meet the operational needs outlined by the department heads.
Maintain StepStone Hospitality’s purchasing programs and arrangements. Ensure adherence