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Rep-Project Purchasing

Bethesda, Maryland
Procurement, Purchasing, and Quality Assurance


Job Description

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Posting Date Jul 18, 2018
Job Number 18001WPX
Job Category Procurement, Purchasing, and Quality Assurance
Location Marriott International HQ, Bethesda, Maryland VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Job Summary
Performs assigned activities and responsibilities that support an effective project purchasing process as part of a purchasing team (reports to Purchasing Manager).

EXPECTED CONTRIBUTIONS
 
  • Completes project purchase orders and ensures timely delivery of quality materials.
  • Coordinates and balances project workload and ensures projects are completed on schedule.
  • Queries vendors/suppliers on lead times, price points in preparation for completing purchase orders.
  • Communicates schedule requirements and changes to vendors and installation contractors.
  • Assists in validation and execution of delivery schedules with suppliers, installers, freight companies and properties.
  • Tracks project materials with vendors to maintain schedule and expedites exceptions to minimize delays.
  • Maintains project correspondence and tracking of documents, samples and drawings.
  • Informs designers or client of damage, loss, discontinued, long lead or returned items; obtains reselections.
  • Functions as day-to-day contact for routine project issues.
  • Resolves damage/loss issues with vendors, carriers and receiving locations.
  • Completes and implements Bill of Material changes and notifies appropriate associates and/or clients of changes, cost and delivery impact.
  • Monitors and resolves receipt/inventory issues with receiving locations.
  • Assists the Agent/Manager with project closeout reconciliation process.
  • Obtains warehouse, drapery closing inventory reports; research reasons for excess inventory, obtain disposition from client.
CANDIDATE PROFILE
 

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • Ability to Travel
  • Purchasing system knowledge
  • Verbal, written communications skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Team player and ability to work independently
  • Knowledgeable about innovation within industry
  • Solid understanding of business practices
  • Basic problem solving skills
  • Ability to build strong working relationships
  • Solid customer service skills
  • Basic negotiation skills
  • Solid organizational skills
 Education/Experience:
  • 4-year degree preferred or equivalent work experience within the industry.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in procurement, preferably in the hospitality design industry

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.