Purchasing Assistant Manager

Business Unit:  The Peninsula Chicago
Location:  Chicago

Working alongside a high profile and prestigious team, The Peninsula Chicago is seeking an Assistant Purchasing Storeroom Manager with to provide a guest focused experience and achieve the company’s objectives and lead the team to success.


  • Be a part of a luxury brand that is globally recognized
  • Grow within a diverse multi-outlet property.
  • Exceptional health benefits package and 401(k) with company match


Key Accountabilities:

  • Oversee purchasing, receiving, and storeroom operations in conjunction with hourly staff with regard to Food, Beverage, and General Storeroom items.
  • Assist staff with deliveries, requisitions, and orders.
  • Manage order guides for assigned product categories.
  • Maintain month end inventories for beverage and general storeroom within the Birchstreet system.
  • Ensure invoice processing and receiving postings are completed in a timely manner in conjunction with receiving.
  • Work closely with kitchen staff to improve the food ordering cycle.
  • Work with Laundry and Housekeeping management and staff to create and implement a linen tracking procedure to monitor loss
  • This job description is not intended to be inclusive of all tasks that need to be performed but to give the general objectives to be achieved and may be modified from time to time to reflect the ever-changing business environment.


General Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Purchasing management position, preferably in a hotel
  • Ability to work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and positions, service orientation towards both internal and external customers.
  • Outgoing, flexible, detail oriented and strong organizational skills.  Good communicator
  • Approachable, organized, ability to handle pressure, works well with diverse personalities


Benefits We Offer:

  • 10 vacation days per year
  • 9 paid holiday days per year
  • 5 Chicago Paid Sick Leave days per year
  • 5 Chicago Paid Leave days per year
  • Complimentary employee meals
  • Discounted parking
  • Discounted and complimentary room nights at The Peninsula Hotels
  • 50% restaurant discount
  • 50% discount on spa services
  • 25% discount on spa retail
  • 80% company-paid medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Complimentary life insurance
  • Complimentary long-term disability
  • Retirement plan with 5% company match


We are delighted to receive your resume for further consideration. Due to a high number of applications, we will only contact you if your qualifications match our needs. To be considered for the position, you must have work authorization in the United States.




About The Peninsula Chicago

Set along the famed Magnificent Mile section of Michigan Avenue, The Peninsula Chicago offers spectacular views over Lake Michigan and the glittering city skyline. Proud of its tradition of Midwestern hospitality, the hotel is considered the top choice for everything from accommodation to celebrations and corporate events in the city.

Requisition ID:  44231

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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