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Purchasing Buyer - Philadelphia

Posted June 30, 2020

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

About This Job


The Purchasing  Buyer /  Agent is responsible for researching product requirements sourcing vendors and working with vendors to obtain highest quality products at competitive prices through bid process.


Core Service Standards

  • CLEAN: Must make the property shine and look impeccable while maintaining a neat CLEAN and crisp personal appearance.
  • SAFE: Must make guests feel SAFE and comfortable through creating a worry free, carefree experience.
  • FAST: Provide FAST and efficient service with accuracy. Meet service time requirements and anticipate guest needs.
  • FRIENDLY: Greet each guest with FRIENDLY welcomes, making eye contact and smiling. Use H.E.A.R.T. steps to ease guest concerns. Say thank you to departing guests.
  • FUN: Work passionately as a team to create a FUN experience both for everyone who works and plays here.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for negotiating with vendors to find quality product at competitive prices and adequate delivery time.
  • Coordinates the purchase order and bid solicitation process.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate inventory of the warehouse.
  • Meet with departmental directors and managers as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Ability to analyze and interpret departmental needs and results.
  • Knowledge of OSHA storage regulations and hazard chemical labeling and other applicable OSHA requirements.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties under frequent time pressures.
  • Knowledge of gaming and alcohol beverage control laws and regulations.
  • Broad variety of tasks and deadlines requires an irregular work schedule.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties in an interruptive environment.

Educational Requirements

  • Zero (0) to three (3) years of experience in purchasing related positions
  • A two (2) year degree in related fields or equivalent work experience.
  • Must be able to comply with all state gaming regulations, which may include obtaining a license.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing

Working Conditions

  • 24/7 high energy casino with over 300,000 sq. ft of gaming and entertainment space and approximately 3000 employees
  • Exposed to alcohol, cigarette and cigar smoke, bright lights, and loud noises.
  • You will work in an environment where smoking is allowed.

Additional Information

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.


About this Employer

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia

900 Packer Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19148


The Cordish Companies is widely recognized as the preeminent international developer of large-scale, urban revitalization projects and entertainment districts, often branded as "Live!" districts. With more than a century of operations, Cordish has also become a leading developer and operator of gaming and hospitality projects, and a market leader in pioneering a new standard in sports-anchored mixed-use developments.

Recently, The Cordish Companies has extended its Live! brand into hospitality with the launch of Live! Hotels. The first Live! Hotel, located in Maryland, opened in 2018 as an expansion of the Live! Casino Maryland and was recently award the AAA Four-Diamond rating.  We are excited to announce the opening of the second property slated to open in late 2020 as part of Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia.  The Live! Hotel is part of the transformation of the Philadelphia Stadium District into an integrated sports, entertainment and casino resort destination.  The opening of the Live! Casino & Hotel will transform the Philadelphia Stadium District into the only place in the country to experience big league action from four major professional sports teams, best in class dining and entertainment, and world-class gaming and hotel accommodations.

Why people like to work here

Are you ambitious and outgoing? Do you thoroughly enjoy people and are not afraid to smile? Does doing a good job and getting fairly compensated for it excite you? Then you just may be the person we are looking for to work at the new and exciting Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. 

We are looking for talented, energetic individuals to work in what promises to be the most exciting gaming and entertainment experience in the region. 

Live! Casino & Hotel is an equal employment opportunity employer. Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.