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Purchasing and Receiving Manager


Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge [KAN]
Kananaskis Village, Alberta
Posted On: September 25, 2018
Last Day to Apply: October 25, 2018
Employment Type: Full Time - Salaried

Come Work with Us and Live the Adventure                             

Purchasing & Receiving Manager

Live the adventure and work for a resort with unlimited opportunities designed for hospitality professionals like you. Real life, hands on training and learning opportunities designed to teach you the day to day operation of a world class mountain resort.  We will help you achieve excellence by mentoring you with some of the best talent in the industry.  At the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, we are growing leaders.

Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge is a world class mountain resort property featuring 408 guest rooms, 5 unique Food & Beverage outlets, conference facilities, Alberta’s first Nordic spa and staff accommodations.  All surrounded by untouched beauty and rugged mountain peaks in the Canadian Rockies and conveniently located one hour west of Calgary and forty five minutes south of Banff and Canmore.

We are looking for a Purchasing & Receiving Manager

As the Purchasing & Receiving Manager you will manage the overall operations of the Purchasing, Storeroom, and Receiving Department to ensure that all departments of the hotel have adequate supplies to perform their duties in an efficient manner. You will be responsible for acquiring and documenting all purchases as authorized by the General Manager and Controller, and must ensure that all hotel goods are properly received, stored, and issued.  Some other responsibilities include:  hiring, supervising, training, effectively performance managing and motivating their stores and receiving personnel and thoroughly understanding and guiding all their duties and responsibilities; working closely with the Chef and Director of Food Services to purchase the highest quality product; ensuring that all purchase order requests are properly completed and approved before a purchase order is prepared and the items are purchased; ensure that the receiver is responsible for accepting delivery of goods on behalf of the hotel, confirming all shipments are verified against the purchase order specifications and standards; ensuring that there are sufficient expendable operating supplies on hand for each department by coordinating regular inventories with the storeroom employees and/or department heads; establish and maintain par stocks on all inventoried items, keeping in mind that inventory levels must be kept as low as possible without compromising the efficiency of the hotel; all storage areas are secure, clean and properly organized, assist management with obtaining competitive price quotations and confirm purchase availability, where new items are required outside of existing negotiated contracts; responsible for waste management of the hotel and the cleanliness of these areas, including composting and recycling, and sorting items for pick up; guest package tracking is maintained and updated daily; review supplier performance and communicate any problems to them immediately for corrective action, also positively contributing to our supplier and partner relationships, ensuring our chosen suppliers meet our criteria; sourcing new suppliers as needed; ensuring freezer and fridge temperatures and cleanliness comply with current government health and safety regulations.

You possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a receiving and/or purchasing role, previous experience in effective employee management, strong commitment to environmental practices, familiarity with hotel operating systems and software, preferably AccPac, Email, Excel, and Internet; excellent administrative, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills required.

Why the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge

We are for the Hospitalians; those with an authentic passion to serve guests, who delight in delivering memorable experiences and seek to engage and build meaningful relationships. We are for the adventure enthusiast; those who want to explore nature’s beauty from their front door, who are ready to gear up for an adventure exploring the back country in the serenity of the Rockies. 

Amazing Work Perks:

  • Personal days: 4 per year after 6 months of continued full-time employment
  • Food and Beverage discounts at ALL 5 of our dining outlets
  • Growth and development opportunities, both personal and professional
  • Onsite staff accommodations ($8.25-$13.50/day), which include a residence convenience store and employee gym
  • One meal per day in our employee cafeteria (taxable benefit)
  • Discounts on activities offered through our Activities Committee:  Skydiving, Yoga, Golf Passes, Ski/Snowboard Passes, to name a few
  • Shuttle access to Calgary, Banff, and the Big 3 Ski Resorts
  • Health and Wellness benefits, including; Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Dental, Medical, Vision, Chiropractic, Massage, and more (some restrictions may apply)
  • Vacation is accrued starting on your first day of work at a rate of 4% of your earnings
  • Marriott Destinations membership providing you with discounted room rates and food and beverage discounts at any of Marriott’s chain of hotels

Apply now or visit us to learn more information at www.livetheadventure.ab.ca

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