Las Vegas Sands Corp. Buyer, Purchasing (General Operating Supplies) in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Date: Aug 9, 2017

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Buyer – Purchasing is to manage the entire supply chain for the assigned commodities and develop comprehensive strategies that documents sourcing approaches, preferred suppliers, cost and quality performance and gaps, logistic solutions and technology roadmaps. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and The Venetian | The Palazzo Casino Resort’s policies, practices, and procedures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Key Responsibilities

  • Manage end to end supplier selection process through sourcing, bid analysis, development of strategies, recommendation, selection, and supplier and stakeholder relationships

  • Perform comprehensive analysis to ensure best-in-class sourcing, pricing, and cost savings based on total cost of ownership

  • Partner with departments to understand business needs and to determine which solution(s) work best for their specific requirements

  • Summarize and present recommendations to key stakeholders by applying category expertise as appropriate

  • Issue purchase orders and follow up with suppliers on prompt shipments at the correct quality and cost levels

  • Visit suppliers and/or lead supplier reviews regularly to understand manufacturing processes and new developments

  • Key Processes

  • Excel in supplier and contract negotiations using multiple approaches such as RFP’s, market tests, and bid cost models

  • Collaborate and grow stakeholder relationships via problem solving and value-add results

  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this job

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 year of age

  • Proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • 5 years’ experience in Procurement/Purchasing or similar field

  • Knowledge of Stratton Warren inventory system preferred

  • Ability to perform complex analysis for supplier and material contracts, develop long range commodity plans, streamline operational procedures, perform continuous improvement activities, recommend and establish inventory levels, and present project reports to senior management.

  • Knowledge of financial and cost management, PO and contract management, and spreadsheet analysis

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suites is essential for this role

Physical Requirements:

  • Work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment.

  • Maintain physical stamina and proper mental attitude while dealing effectively with management, team members, and suppliers while working under pressure and meeting deadlines.

  • Must be able to frequently move freely about the office, maintain manual dexterity to access computer via computer keyboard and operate office equipment, such as telephones, copiers, fax machine, etc., withstand various activities such as frequent walking, sitting for long periods and withstand prolonged standing, stretching, bending and kneeling without restriction.

  • Be able to work indoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to CRT fatigue, noise, dust, cigarette smoke, and be able to access all areas of the property.