(BUYER) Project Purchasing Representative - Marriott - Bethesda - Wizbii

(BUYER) Project Purchasing Representative

  • By Marriott
  • Bethesda (United Kingdom)

Job description

Marriott International is the world's largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So, we ask, where will your journey take you?

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Qualifications :


Performs assigned activities and responsibilities that support an effective project purchasing process as part of a purchasing team (reports to Purchasing Manager).


·  Completes project purchase orders and ensures timely delivery of quality materials.
·  Coordinates and balances project workload and ensures projects are completed on schedule.
·  Queries vendors/suppliers on lead times, price points in preparation for completing purchase orders.
·  Communicates schedule requirements and changes to vendors and installation contractors.
·  Assists in validation and execution of delivery schedules with suppliers, installers, freight companies and properties.
·  Tracks project materials with vendors to maintain schedule and expedites exceptions to minimize delays.
·  Maintains project correspondence and tracking of documents, samples and drawings.
·  Informs designers or client of damage, loss, discontinued, long lead or returned items; obtains reselections.
·  Functions as day-to-day contact for routine project issues.
·  Resolves damage/loss issues with vendors, carriers and receiving locations.
·  Completes and implements Bill of Material changes and notifies appropriate associates and/or clients of changes, cost and delivery impact.
·  Monitors and resolves receipt/inventory issues with receiving locations.
·  Assists the Agent/Manager with project closeout reconciliation process.
·  Obtains warehouse, drapery closing inventory reports; research reasons for excess inventory, obtain disposition from client.


Key Skills/Requirements:

·  Ability to Travel
·  Purchasing system knowledge
·  Verbal, written communications skills
·  Computer proficiency
·  Team player and ability to work independently
·  Knowledgeable about innovation within industry
·  Solid understanding of business practices
·  Basic problem solving skills
·  Ability to build strong working relationships
·  Solid customer service skills
·  Basic negotiation skills
·  Solid organizational skills

·  4-year degree preferred or equivalent work experience within the industry.
·  Minimum 2 years' experience in procurement, preferably in the hospitality design industry
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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