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Job Description:
Our unique and exciting resort brings the enchantment of Africa to beautiful Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. We offer a wide variety of amenities for out clients and customers including America's Largest Indoor Waterpark, a 14 screen movie theatre, a wide variety of dining options, shopping, fitness centers, spa and more

Since our opening in May of 2000, we have undergone 6 major renovations and/or expansions. We are the home of the largest convention center in the state with 125,000 sq. ft. of flexible space. In June 2004 we opened an additional 360 guest rooms which made us the largest resort in the state of Wisconsin with a total of 738 guest rooms and suites.

The Corporate Purchasing Manager is responsible for procurement and purchasing at both regional and national levels to ensure value and compliance with procedures and controls. It includes the supervision and training of all purchasing associates at both Resort locations. The coordination, monitoring and evaluation of existing purchasing agreements as well as the negotiation of new national / regional agreements. Moreover, this position encompasses the research of new purchasing opportunities, standardization and streamlining of products, suppliers and administrative systems and processes with the overall aim to maximize profitability.


1.Supervise, train and support all Purchasing department associates and thoroughly understand all of their duties and responsibilities.

2.Ensure that the department works closely with the Chef and F&B Department Head to purchase the highest quality products while constantly searching for the lowest price.

3.Ensure that all items received by the Resorts are properly documented in accordance with Kalahari Resorts purchasing and receiving procedures.

4.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.

5.Coordinate the corporate annual operating equipment and supply requirements with the corporate Purchasing Department and the appropriate Resort department heads.

6.Coordinate purchases related to capital projects.

7.Conduct frequent quality control audits to ensure staff is properly trained and following established procedures.

Job Requirements:
Multi-Property Large Resort experience required.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Highly influential with good analytical skills and commercial sense.
Professional, a self-starter / worker who can prioritize, plan, organize and manage a large team, including coaching, training and development.
Demonstrate confidence when dealing with all levels of management
Liaison with Finance Directors, Chefs, Culinary Operations Staff and managers and suppliers.
Coordinate and manage the overall operations of the Purchasing, including Storeroom Department to ensure that all departments of the Resorts have adequate supplies to perform their duties in an efficient manner.
Willing to work a flexible schedule in order to accomplish all major responsibilities and tasks.
Able to maintain good relationship with all departments, local customs authorities, shipping companies and vendors to promote effective purchasing.
Demonstrate commitment to follow all local and corporate policies and procedures as they relate to the Purchasing and Storeroom Department.
Able to work in a safe and organized manner.

Experience and Applicable Skill Requirements:
At least five (5) years Multi-unit Hotel/Resort purchasing experience with emphasis on F&B inventory control/procedures and at least 3 years progressive management experience.
Conceptual and Applicable knowledge of costs, turns and proven ability to direct all aspects of month end inventory.
Demonstrate ability to prioritize and multi-task.
Experience in contract negotiations and work to enhance vendor relationships resulting in "win-win" solutions.
Demonstrate collaborative efforts with all Resort management.
Strong and decisive leader.
Ability to communicate financial information and data at all levels of the organization.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and training skills
Excellent oral, written, and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Word, Excel, and F/B computer systems, math and accounting skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required.
Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws governing associates, guests, and food and beverage operations.

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