Senior Buyer, Purchasing- Wynn Design & Development in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 3/22/2021

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Job Description

Summary:

The Project Manager/Senior Buyer is responsible for establishing FF&E orders and maintaining strong work relationships with vendors, fellow team members, and other departments in order to complete the assigned projects on time and under budget.

WDD team members are required, on a continual basis to…

Contribute to a safe work environment, through compliance with established safety guidelines, identifying potential safety hazards, and reporting same to the appropriate person for proper resolution.

Maintain a professional and ethical departmental, company and community reputation and comply with the Company’s policies and procedures.

At all times, demonstrate integrity and honesty in recording all work and project time.

Demonstrate the expected behaviors and upholds the established values of Wynn Resorts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and direct the bidding process with the project support team.
  • Establish bid lists for specified commodities based on experience and manufacturing methods.
  • Visit factories to ensure the quality of goods and the efficiency of the manufacturing process.
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager in creating and managing a project budget.
  • Attend various meetings for projects and departmental updates.
  • Negotiate pricing and analyze bid packages to ensure the selected vendor is best suited for the order.
  • Oversee and expedite orders placed by the project team to ensure the schedule and budget restraints are being followed.
  • Update reports and manifests as requested by the Purchasing Manager.
  • Effectively communicate information related to purchase orders to vendors and other members of the project team.
  • Manage vendor submittals with Interiors and researches product efficiencies.
  • Execute tasks assigned by senior members of the project team in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Inspect goods to maintain the high standards necessary for a 5-star property.
  • Manage project installation by interfacing with construction management and contractors.
  • Manage and supervise project support staff including daily direction of tasks, workload management, addressing performance issues, recognizing and rewarding discretionary efforts of team.
  • Provide additional training and support to project support team.
  • Reconcile budgets and job cost.
  • Manage project “close out” procedures.
  • Lead, maintain and promote exceptional integrity and reputation of the department.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Job Requirements

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:

Required:

  • College degree or 10 years’ experience, or combination of both education and experience.
  • Reliable and familiar knowledge of the project status including budget, deliveries, and schedule.
  • Any combination of education, training, or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Five years of FF&E purchasing experience
  • Manufacturing knowledge of FF&E construction
  • Excellent computer skills including all Microsoft office programs.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
  • Team player who thrives in a high-pressure work environment.
  • Encourage good relationships, promote team spirit, and insure effective two way and multicultural communications among all WDD disciplines as well as the Operational team, vendor base, and service providers.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally.
  • Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality; handling sensitive information

        concerning both the Company and its projects.

  • Must be adept at multi-tasking and utilizing exceptional organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be self-motivated, self-directed, and possess strong leadership qualities.
  • Must have an excellent personal presentation and possess the necessary skills and attributes to represent the qualitative character of WDD in all forms of communication and representation

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read, comprehend, and compose complex instructions, correspondence, and memorandum. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to wide-tanging audience types.

Consistently demonstrate active listening.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out simple and complex instructions. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Essential duties for this position include but not limited to the following: able to work within a variety of climates.  Safely lift and/or move up to thirty (30) pounds on occasions as well as sit for up to 90% of the workday. Repetitive bending, kneeling, stooping, pushing and pulling will potentially be required throughout shift.  Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions.

Ability and positive willingness to work varying schedules and hours required to meet the business needs of the project(s) at hand.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  When on a project site, the noise level increases to loud.  When on a project site, team members are required to comply with all contractor-imposed safety procedures.

Due to the at-times unanticipated changes within the design and development process, nature of the design industry, team members must be able to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the company.  Extensive travel will be intermittent and requires the team member to have the necessary documentation to enable international travel.   

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