Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment (NJ) & Tioga Downs Casino (NY)

  • Purchasing Agent

    Location US-NY-Nichols
    Job ID
    2017-1162
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Assist with the timely and cost efficient purchase and delivery of all vendor goods including food and beverage products.
     

    Responsibilities

    • Provides excellent guest service to both internal and external guests.
    • Actively supports the company culture of creating a fun and entertaining experience for internal and external guests.
    • Review all proposed and received orders to ensure vendor compliance, and recommend vendor changes when necessary.
    • Ensure that all purchase requests have been approved in accordance with authorized approval levels.
    • Prepare and process purchase orders to comply with established purchasing procedures and maintain appropriate files.
    • Ensure that all purchase terms and discounts are adhered to.
    • Work with vendors to ensure the quality of goods purchased meets the Company’s standards.
    • Coordinates and processes all Return-To-Vendor requests.
    • Processes all claims for damaged goods received.
    • Responsible for maintaining a consistent, regular attendance record.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    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. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.
     
    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    Associate’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related area, or minimum of one year’s related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  


    SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: 

    Minimum of three years in company purchasing or related area. Must possess excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills. Must be extremely numbers-oriented and computer-literate.


    LANGUAGE SKILLS:
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex of documents, such as technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from all vendors of the company.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
     
    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
    Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
     
    REASONING ABILITY:
    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
     
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear.  The associate is also regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.  The associate is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, and to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.   
    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
    WORK ENVIRONMENT:'
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    The associate is regularly exposed to risk of radiation (from computers), as a great deal of the workday is spent working on spreadsheets or inputting data into the computer system.
     
    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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