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Purchasing Supervisor (Harrah's Nebraska)

Caesars Entertainment
Columbus, NE 68601
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  • Assists internal customers in product/service specification and selection by providing professional and current information on market availability, pricing, vendor reliability and service for consideration.
  • Recommends substitutes for cost reduction, early delivery, or other appropriate considerations.
  • Applies professional purchasing techniques during vendor negotiations, and enhances the positive perception of internal customers and outside vendors on the "fairness" of Harrah's policies, procedures, and purchasing personnel by selecting the sources of goods and services strictly on the basis of "highest value."
  • Follows and ensures that all Harrah's Columbus purchasing guidelines are being followed 100% of the time.
  • Establishes, maintains, and controls a system of activity documentation to ensure such activity conforms to established policies and procedures.
  • Prepares analyses and reports as requested by management or internal guests, and places the order after proper procedures and approvals are made.
  • Creates and ensures an environment conducive to the fostering of teamwork, employee morale, motivation and open communication.
  • Coaches and develops employees utilizing a consistent, approachable demeanor while clearly articulating expectations.
  • Directs and supports all purchasing employees to achieve department goals and objectives.
  • Ensures all purchasing personnel are well trained with an emphasis on proper receipt and storage of materials, equipment merchandise and supplies.
  • Ensures that all the security procedures are followed.
  • Assists with the interviewing and hiring of new personnel
  • Prepares appropriate employee evaluations in a timely manner as requested by the Director of Finance.
  • Acts as a role model to other employees and always presents oneself as a credit to Harrah's and encourages others to do the same.
  • Endorses the business objectives, ethics and values of Harrah's Entertainment Inc.
  • Adheres to all regulatory, company and department policies and procedures.


  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration preferred.
  • A minimum of two years in purchasing preferred. Food & Beverage purchasing experience preferred.
  • One year in a supervisory capacity preferred.
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with suppliers/vendors.
  • Must possess excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, and Access is preferred.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations including ability to lift up to 20lbs, and ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel, and balance when stocking, storing, and maneuvering around the work area.


This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the current job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).

At Caesars Entertainment, Inc., our Team Members create the extraordinary. We are the largest casino-entertainment company in the U.S. and one of the world's most diversified casino-entertainment providers. Since beginning in Reno, Nevada, in 1937, Caesars Entertainment has grown through the development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions. Our resorts operate primarily under the Caesars, Harrah's, Horseshoe and Eldorado brand names. We focus on building loyalty and value with our guests through a combination of impeccable service, operational excellence and technological leadership. The company is committed to its Team Members, suppliers, communities and the environment through its PEOPLE PLANET PLAY framework.

Our Caesars family is driven by our Mission, Vision and Values. We take great pride in living these values - Together We Win, All In On Service and Blaze the Trail - every day. Our mission, "Create the Extraordinary". Our vision, "Create spectacular worlds. That immerse, inspire and connect you. We don't perform magic; we create it with excellence. #WeAreCaesars". If you are ready to create some magic, we invite you to explore our dynamic, yet unique, career opportunities.

Assists internal customers in product/service specification and selection by providing professional and current information on market availability, pricing, vendor reliability and service for consideration.

Posted: 2023-01-21 Expires: 2023-02-19
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