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Hyatt Purchasing Supervisor in AUSTIN, Texas


The Driskill joined the Hyatt family of hotels in 2013 and has become a benchmark for the new Unbound Collection by Hyatt. Since its opening in 1886 the hotel has been an integral part of the fabric in the City of Austin. The Purchasing Supervisor position is a unique opportunity to join a growing company in a strategic role that assists the overall operation.

The Purchasing Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Purchasing Director with managing inventory on a daily and weekly basis. The right individual will also assist with month end inventories, receiving deliveries, maintaining the storerooms and shipping of packages. Duties also include daily tracking of all F&B credits, working with vendors, and Accounts Payable. This person must be able to lift a moderate to heavy weight and have basic communication skills.

The right candidate for this position will be organized, detail oriented, possess strong systems knowledge and feel comfortable interacting with hotels leaders and outside vendors on a regular basis. This person will also be self-motivated, will take initiative to handle projects and must have the ability to lead the department in the absence of the Purchasing Director

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Receiving incoming food and beverage non-perishables and perishable products, verifying that quantities received match the Purchase Orders, note any discrepancies and refuse any unacceptable items. Ensure food products meet quality and freshness standards.

  • Receiving all incoming non-food and beverage items, pull packing slips and complete necessary receiving documents.

  • Receiving, logging and storing all incoming guest packages.

  • Fulfilling food and beverage requisitions on a daily basis.

  • Performing Storeroom inventories in order to maintain par levels and ensuring that storerooms are kept clean and organized.


  • Previous hotel purchasing experience preferred.

  • Refined verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Comfortable working with systems such as Birchstreet PO system, TrackIT package handling system and Oracle 180 reports to assist with invoice reconciling.

  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Must be able to lift a moderate to heavy weight.

Primary Location: US-TX-Austin

Organization: The Driskill

Pay Basis: Hourly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Procurement and Purchasing

Req ID: AUS005151

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.