Job Description



This position contributes to Sanctuary success by ensuring smooth daily operations, management and profitability of the Purchasing Department. The Purchasing Manager is expected to be a ‘hands-on’ leader assisting management in training, scheduling, motivating, and developing purchasing staff members; with a focus on living the Sanctuary Commitments and our Promise of Care Enough to do it well, critical to the success of this position, as a heart of the house community member. 


Note: the following duties and responsibilities are not all-inclusive.

Manage all aspects of Purchasing and Purchasing Storerooms:

  • All capital purchases – requiring 3 bids and approval of GM, Controller, Westroc & owner.
  • Work with departments to identify core lists.
  • Purchase Order System (maintain manual purchase order system).
  • Inventory Controls (purchasing storeroom inventory, pricing, extending, researching, etc.)
  • Interdepartmental requisition process (creation, tracking, reporting, etc.)
  • Receiving/delivery/shipping activities – establish processes and controls.
  • Vendor relations and negotiations which have been assigned or apply to Purchasing Manager.
  • COD activity.
  • Directly supervise a Purchasing staff and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organization policies and applicable law.
  • Effectively resolve staff workplace issues through problem resolution. 
  • Effectively recommend as to hiring, promotions, wage adjustments, disciplinary actions, including terminations.
  • Effectively coach and counsel, when appropriate, providing continued staff development.
  • Maintain optimum levels of team productivity through schedule and labor management.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that enables getting along with guests, vendors, co-workers, and management.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities asked by the Controller.


The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he/she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Must maintain highest ethical standards – possessing integrity, honesty, and care.
  • Ability to maintain a pleasant disposition and work smoothly in high stress work environment.  Solid interpersonal skills and positive attitude is a must.
  • Must understand FF&E, OS&E and logistics.
  • Ability to identify, address and resolve conflict quickly and professionally.
  • Ability to stand, sit, kneel and constantly be poised for mobility to handle specific details or demands of quality and speedy services.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs. 
  • Ability to listen effectively, to speak and write English clearly.
  • An individual that is highly detail oriented.
  • Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations.
  • Take the initiative to make contributions to the department and resort while maintaining positive working relationships with co-workers. 
  • Maintain good safety habits and report unsafe or hazardous conditions to Security.
  • Promote excellent guest relations while living the Sanctuary Commitments.
  • Maintain a high level of work quality and quantity per resort standards.  



High School Diploma/G.E.D. Equivalent; College Degree preferred.

Prefer CPM certification.

Related Work Experience

3-5 years purchasing management experience.

Hospitality purchasing experience required.

Required Knowledge

Proficient in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook.


Application Instructions

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