Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

  • Assistant Purchasing Manager, The Oasis at Death Valley, Year Round

    Job Locations US-CA-DEATH VALLEY
    Posted Date 5 days ago(12/6/2018 4:39 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    • The Assistant Purchasing Manager is responsible for assisting with the managing of all purchasing, distribution and warehouse functions for the Oasis at Death Valley.


    • Train, schedule, and supervise warehouse staff.
    • Oversee the efficient and effective use and maintenance of the Food Trak system.
    • Implement and maintain proper security and internal controls for purchasing, receiving, and transfer functions with warehouse inventory.
    • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with corporate purchasing and property departments.
    • Ensure adherence to company-wide purchasing policies and procedures.
    • Review and evaluate purchases to ensure quality materials from reliable sources in the most efficient manner at the best prices.
    • Develop and implement a JIT (Just in Time) purchasing/inventory process to help ensure maximum storage usage and minimize carrying value of the inventory.
    • Develop and ensure appropriate par levels are maintained and rotate stock in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications.
    • Submit timely reports to management as needed concerning price trends, availability, and recommendations for the development of new or substitute materials.
    • Develop and implement procedures for identifying slow-moving and obsolete inventory items and make recommendations regarding the use and/or disposal of such items.
    • Review purchase requests, analyze bids/quotes and determine and/or approve the method of purchase.
    • Develop and maintain purchasing and warehouse policies and procedures.
    • Oversee the receiving and distribution functions to ensure the accuracy of orders and quality of merchandise.
    • Implement and maintain effective and efficient tracking and storage of products.
    • Track inventories and notify appropriate departments of re-order status.
    • Participate with all regularly scheduled inventories of the warehouse.
    • Maintain and update all departmental order guides regularly to ensure accurate items are reflected and ordered by the department through FoodTrak.
    • Assist on special projects and other duties as assigned.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience.
    • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent expeience.  
    • 3 years operations management experience preferred.
    • 2 years purchasing, logistics/distribution and warehouse operations experience.
    • Excellent PC skills to include Microsoft Office applications (strong Excel experience) and experience with, or the ability to learn, the Food Trak purchasing/inventory system.
    • Strong leadership, analytical and organizational skills demonstrated in a fast-paced customer-oriented environment.
    • Valid driver’s license.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with other departments.


    Physical Demands:

    • The ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs. and withstand lots of walking, standing, stooping and turning.
    • Must have the endurance to function in a fast-paced and high-stress environment.
    • Overtime is expected and required.


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