Senior Buyer Wynn Boston Harbor

Job Title: Senior Buyer Wynn Boston Harbor

Location: Wynn Boston Harbor

Job Description and Responsibilities:

Wynn Boston Harbor is a luxury global destination gaming resort that will feature 671 hotel rooms with sweeping views of the Boston skyline and Boston Harbor, ultra-premium spa, specialty retail, award-winning dining, and state-of-the-art ballroom and meeting spaces. At a total cost of $2.4 billion, it is the largest private single-phase development in the history of the Commonwealth. Situated on the waterfront along the Mystic River and connected to Boston Harbor, Wynn Boston Harbor will include a six-acre park along the water that will feature pedestrian and bicycle paths that provide access to the harbor, an events lawn, picnic and public viewing areas, ornate floral displays and retail and dining experiences that overlook the Wynn Harbor Walk.

Wynn Boston Harbor is currently under construction with resort opening anticipated June 2019. Once open, Wynn Boston Harbor will employ over 4,000 team members. We invite you to apply to be a member of the founding Wynn Boston Harbor team.

The Senior Buyer is responsible for leading the planning, coordinating and negotiating of the purchase of materials, services and equipment. Ensure contracts and/or purchase orders are issued at the lowest total cost and, in addition, ensure all other (non-financial) terms fully protect the assets and interests of Wynn. This role has ultimate responsibility for all contract terms and conditions related to the transaction. A bachelor’s degree in business administration or supply chain, or a law degree, plus ten or more years of related work experience in the hospitality or gaming industries in a larger Procurement Department is required. Experience negotiating complex long-term contracts is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Fully protect the assets and interests of all Wynn enterprises by ensuring that all third party commitments and agreements are thoroughly negotiated across all terms, including both financial and legal.
  • Develop requirements, specifications, RFP documents and deal targets for assigned commodities. Ensure maximum negotiating leverage by first consolidating internal requirements across all business functions.
  • Coordinate contract drafts and negotiations externally with suppliers, and internally with Legal, Risk, Finance, and internal stakeholder. This role has ultimate responsibility for all contract terms and conditions related to the transaction.
  • Collaborate internally with stakeholders to determine the awarded partner on the basis of cost, quality, terms, fit for purpose, and partner’s ability to support our operation. Finalize all contract terms and then secure final internal approvals (including budgetary) prior to entering into binding agreements.
  • Own implementation and ongoing oversight of your agreements including notices, terminations, requested amendments, and/or changes in scope. Lead ongoing review meetings as needed to ensure that supplier services continually meet the terms of the agreement.
  • For assigned commodities, continually be viewed as the subject-matter-expert. Be current on lead-times, price trends, technological developments, market shifts, and our critical suppliers’ financial conditions.
  • Continually investigate alternative suppliers and new products/services with the objective of improving quality, price, delivery and dependability. Recommend potential opportunities as they emerge.
  • Maintain detailed records to substantiate to auditors and management whenever prompted that all purchase awards have been made in accordance with good business practices and all Wynn policies.
  • Provide expertise, training and guidance to less experienced Buyers.
  • Work with Warehouse, Accounts Payable, and suppliers as needed to ensure delivery and invoice accuracy.

Job Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration or supply chain, or a law degree.
  • Ten or more years of related work experience in a large-sized Procurement department.
  • Experience negotiating complex long-term contracts.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with an integrated ERP system such as SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Workday, or BirchStreet is highly desirable.
  • Ability to read English and analyze business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, market reports, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to analyze supplier financial proposals to forecast, model and succinctly present to management potential costs and cost savings.
  • As an ambassador of the Wynn brand, must have the ability to promote positive, fair, and ethical relations with all suppliers, with all Wynn employees and contractors, and in all interactions within the surrounding communities.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

In accordance with our host and surrounding community agreements, we will give preference to properly qualified residents of the cities of (1) Everett, (2) Malden, and (3) Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Medford, and Somerville.