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Purchasing Agent

Posted November 24, 2022

Hotel Washington
Washington, DC
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About This Job

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HW is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented Purchasing Agent to join our team! Hotel Washington is an organization whose success is rooted in its service culture. Our mission is to exude hospitality, be respectful and authentic, prioritize the needs of our internal and external stakeholders above our own, and continuously strive to make a positive impact in all we do. We are passionate hoteliers eager to add like-minded people to our rapidly growing team!

What's In It For You?

When you join Hotel Washington, you'll be part of a team committed to an inclusive, employee-focused workplace that is invested in your development. We want you to feel engaged, empowered, and excited to grow with us. After all, we believe our greatest and most valuable asset is our people! HW provides a rewarding, fun and flexible work environment, exciting perks, a robust benefit package and an atmosphere designed to encourage and promote career growth within the company.

Our Company

Hotel Washington is a division of Schulte Companies, a leading third-party management company with deep, multi-generational experience in all facets of the hospitality industry. We are a diverse team of innovative hoteliers and restauranteurs operating in more than 200 locations across 38 states and 3 countries. Our portfolio includes a wide array of reputable brands like Marriott, Hilton, IHG and Hyatt as well as many unique, independent, boutique and lifestyle properties and restaurants.

Job Duties And Responsibilities

  • Researching and comparing suppliers, goods, and service
  • Selecting the most suitable suppliers in terms of reliability, product quality, and cost-efficiency
  • Monitoring inventory levels and determining purchase needs
  • Requesting cost proposals and negotiating contracts and prices
  • Preparing and processing purchase orders
  • Maintaining records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts, and payments
  • Scheduling and verifying purchase deliveries
  • Building and maintaining positive, long-term supplier relations

Education And Experience

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Degree in business administration, procurement, or a related field preferred
  • Previous experience as a purchasing agent or in a similar position preferred
  • Proficiency in CRM and inventory management software programs

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Basic math skills 
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong organization and documentation skills
  • Strong research and analytical skills 

Perks/Benefits

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In addition to DailyPay, The Hotel Washington offers a robust selection of perks/benefits that include, but aren't limited to: Paid Time Off, Unlimited Referral Bonuses, Growth and Career Opportunities, Hotel Discounts, 401K, Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Pet Insurance, Dependent Tuition Benefits, EAP Program, Marketplace Discounts at various retailers such as Disney, Apple, AT&T, Verizon and more, and a flexible and fun working environment!

  • Hotel Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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About this Employer

Hotel Washington

515 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

317 Room Hotel

Luxe amenities and unparalleled sophistication come to life at Hotel Washington. Historically known for its roster of A-list guests – including famous politicians, Hollywood starlets and even the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley – Hotel Washington has been at the center of the action since 1917. Following a thoughtful renovation in 2017, it is now a beacon of modern luxury where old and new blend seamlessly. Toast to skyline views at our iconic rooftop lounge or enjoy outside dining on the patio while exploring the city’s top attraction – just outside our doors.