Assistant Project in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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Job Description

Wynn Resorts is the recipient of more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn Las Vegas opened on April 28, 2005 and was once again named the best resort in Nevada on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 “Gold List,” a title received for the tenth time. Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,750 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 192,000 square feet of casino space, 21 dining experiences featuring signature chefs and 11 bars, two award-winning spas, approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 103,000 square feet of retail space as well as three nightclubs, a beach club and recreation and leisure facilities. In addition to two luxury retail esplanades, a Strip-front expansion, Wynn Plaza, is currently under construction and is scheduled to be completed by the third quarter of 2018.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for preparing appropriate documentation for FF&E items to be purchased by the department and for working effectively on a team to complete the assigned projects on time and under budget.

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

• Enter new contacts / vendors into both the Purchasing and Accounting systems and collect necessary registration information for new vendors including W-9 form.
• Develop and distribute bid packages under the guidance of senior members of the project team.
• Prepare bid analysis and spreadsheets for senior members of the project team.

PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

• Enter and file specifications provided by the Interiors department.
• Basic bidding requests and retrieval / confirmation of vital order information such as terms, FOB, etc.
• Produce purchase orders and change orders by the request of senior members of the project team.
• Produce, validate and distribute check requests.
• Data entry and basic follow up with vendors to expedite current orders, including coordination with freight forwarders and international entities.
• Inspection and quality control of delivered shipments at warehouse.
• Processing of submittals and maintainance the submittal log.
• Communicate information related to assigned projects to vendors and other members of the project team.
• Maintain timely, accurate and useful project records in the online purchasing system and filing system.
• Execute administrative tasks assigned by senior members of the project team in an efficient and timely manner.
• Produce requested reports and project summary documents for senior staff.

PROJECT COMPLETION

• Prepare shipping and installation documents under the guidance of senior members of the project team.
• Assist in follow up and resolution of warranty claims or punch list completion.
• Effectively work with Accounting and senior members of the project team to close out installed projects.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

• Maintains and promotes exceptional integrity and reputation of the department.
• Maintains strict confidentiality outside the company of all program design, sources and schedules.
• Ability and positive willingness and duty to work the work varying schedules and hours required to meet the business needs of the project at hand, including travel when necessary. A 40-45 hour work week is typical.
• 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.
• Accept any other duties and responsibilities assigned by senior staff as required to insure delivery and installation of all required FFE within project schedules and budgets.

Job Requirements

• Any combination of education, training, or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Past FF&E purchasing experience preferred.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent computer skills including all Microsoft office programs.
• Impeccable integrity and organizational skills.
• Exceptional attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
• Team player that thrives in a high pressure work environment.
• Must be 18 years of age or older.

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