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Coord-Project Purchasing (NE)

posted November 14, 2019

Marriott International
Bethesda, MD
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Job Summary

Responsible for bills of material (BOM) and item specifications being correctly entered and maintained in the purchasing system and supports a purchasing team (reports to a Purchasing Agent or Manager).

EXPECTED CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Creates and maintains prototypical and project-specific items and Bill of Materials (BOMs) in accordance with system procedures into a purchasing system.
  • Verifies pricing on item specifications with suppliers.
  • Tracks orders and posts status into system; updates orders in system as required.
  • Collects documentation (flame certificates, warranty and service manuals etc.) and provides to agent/owner.
  • Provides purchasing support to reps, agents and managers.
  • Creates spreadsheets to assist in project costing
  • Provides estimates of time required to create BOMs based on project complexity and scope
  • Assists in communicating terms and conditions to non-approved suppliers
  • Assists in issue resolution of BOMs, spec sheets and change forms
  • Assists in weekly expediting of vendor shipments

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • Computer proficiency
  • Verbal, written communications skills
  • 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:

  • High School diploma
  • Preferred college degree
  • Minimum 1 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.

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Marriott International

10400 Fernwood Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20817

(301) 380-3000

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