Purchasing Manager | Four Season

Job Description

About Four Seasons:

Four Seasons is powered by our people. We are a collective of individuals who crave to become better, to push ourselves to new heights and to treat each other as we wish to be treated in return. Our team members around the world create amazing experiences for our guests, residents, and partners through a commitment to luxury with genuine heart. We know that the best way to enable our people to deliver these exceptional guest experiences is through a world-class employee experience and company culture.         

At Four Seasons, we believe in recognizing a familiar face, welcoming a new one and treating everyone we meet the way we would want to be treated ourselves. Whether you work with us, stay with us, live with us or discover with us, we believe our purpose is to create impressions that will stay with you for a lifetime. It comes from our belief that life is richer when we truly connect to the people and the world around us.

About the location:

Come alive with adventure in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. When the mountains are calling, Vail is like nothing on earth. Our Resort is situated at the front door of this history-rich village, steeped in pioneering spirit and untamed refinement, with legendary Vail Mountain just steps away. Come and celebrate the great outdoors with us – best experienced through our team’s passion and excitement for unparalleled adventure – then recharge in our award-winning Spa and cap off your days with an al-fresco swim under the stars.

Purchasing Manager 

About the role: 

This role manages the receiving, documenting and storage process and issues procedures outlined in the policies and procedures manuals, ensuring product pricing, rotation, and inventory levels and storage area sanitation. 

What you will do: 

  • Verifies all incoming goods with delivery orders, invoices, food specifications, and purchase records to ensure accuracy in type, quantity, price, and quality of items. Uphold safe, sanitary, and well-organized storage practices for all items. 

  • Oversees inventory to optimize stock levels while minimizing excess inventory and obsolescence. Implement inventory control measures to improve accuracy and efficiency. 

  • Collaborates with Storeroom Clerk to ensure the fulfillment of all beverage requisitions and requests from the outlets. 

  • Oversees the cleanliness and maintenance of all receiving areas to maintain compliance with health and safety regulations and Four Seasons standards. 

  • Maintains constant communication with the operations team on the timing of deliveries and availability of products. 

  • Assists the Director of Purchasing in overseeing daily operations. 

  • Contribute to monthly inventory processes for the hotel. 

What you bring: 

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management or equivalent experience required. 

  • Proven experience in procurement or purchasing management, preferably in the hospitality industry. 

  • Must have working knowledge of computers. Proficient in Microsoft Office systems, including Word, Excel, and procurement software and systems. 

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs and have the ability to stand for 8 hours. 

  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal and customer service skills 

  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and possess the ability to work autonomously 

  • Fluency in English is required for this location and this job requires applicants to have current work authorization in the in the United States. 

What we offer: 

  • Salary: $65k annually 

  • Winter Season Lifestyle Benefit 

  • Merchant Pass and Eco Passes Available 

  • 401k participation with company matching program 

  • Competitive Benefits: Medical, Dental and Life Insurance 

  • Complimentary Discounted travel with discounted F&B and Spa Services at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. 

  • Free shift meal prepared by the culinary team 

  • Complimentary dry cleaning of uniforms 

  • Be yourself and become a member of a work family that cares about you and invests in your development. 

  • Master your craft here and abroad! 

  • Employee engagement at all levels; Where your thoughts and ideas are not only heard but actioned. 

Schedule & Hours: 

  • This is a full-time position.  

  • The ideal candidate must be willing to work flexible hours and days of the week to support the essential functions of the department and division.  


Learn more about what it is like to work at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail, visit us:  


We look forward to receiving your application!  


Four Seasons is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To access the ‘EEOC is The Law’ Information poster please visit this website – https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf