Penn National Gaming, Inc.

  • Supply Chain Manager

    Location US-IN-East Chicago
    Posted Date 1 week ago(2/11/2020 10:47 AM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    Don’t just work. Work Happy.


    A career in gaming? At Penn National Gaming we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.


    An individual could be successful if they possess the following.




    Your daily responsibilities include


    The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

    • Responsible for all procurement and contract service needs of the property.
    • Leads local procurement and distribution strategies to complement regional and national strategies, plans, and agreements, and coordinates with the regional and national offices to ensure that the property is properly represented and included in all sourcing activity.
    • Ensures a constant drive for excellence through high standards of service, productive partnerships with internal stakeholders, and through the supply base.
    • Effectively manages inventory in the context of cash flow and working capital to maximize turns through planning, maintaining adequate stock levels, and appropriate fulfillment strategies.
    • Establishes effective communication and collaborative processes with key internal stakeholders. Coordinates with user departments in order to understand needs and anticipate/resolve issues
    • Manages automated systems and appropriate data/information, monitors all inventory and non-inventory levels, conducts periodic inventory counts, and reports on variances to maintain integrity of the inventory.
    • Monitors safety practices and makes necessary adjustments to ensure compliance with safety regulations and standards
    • Monitors and reports on supplier performance to ensure high quality, on time delivery, fill rates, and service standards
    • Schedules shipments in and out of property ensuring adequate supplies at all times
    • Coordinates salvage programs to identify unused goods for disposition (sale, gift, internal transfer, etc.) in order to minimize storage needs and financial burden of unused goods.
    • Hires, trains, motivates, evaluates, and supervises staff to ensure that all employees receive adequate guidance, coaching, and resources to perform their jobs and achieve department objectives.
    • Responsible for supervising and managing staff in the Purchasing & Warehouse departments. Develops, implements and manages operational goals and monitors achievements of performance and profit objectives.
    • Creates effective and efficient schedules, while maintaining labor costs, meeting staffing objectives and achieving deadlines.
    • Responsible for assisting in the budget process for the department and provide recommendations; ensuring compliance to departmental budget initiatives; reporting budget concerns to manager.
    • Responsible for monitoring and supporting the Property’s diversity spend initiatives.
    • Procurement and expediting of all material & services  while recommending alternatives for consideration
    • Monitors results of department/function through inspection, evaluation and analysis. Makes changes as necessary to achieve end result.
    • Ensures that the procurement process is operating in an effective manner to ensure the optimum benefit as it relates to the bidding process, terms of contract and negotiations with vendors, while maintaining compliance with state regulations and internal controls.
    • Develops new supply source where vendors are inadequate.
    • Audits procurement documentation on an ongoing basis to ensure compliance with internal controls and regulatory requirements. Reports potential issues to leadership.
    • Identifies and implements economic savings and synergies across properties as appropriate.
    • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with department and company standards and programs. Ensures customer service standards are followed by all team members and addresses issues as they arise.  Responsible for the overall achievement of department customer service goals.   
    • Maintains strict confidentiality in all departmental and company matters.

    To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be at least 21 years of age.


    • Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A.) in Business, Finance, or related field from four-year college or university; five years progressive procurement experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
    • At least 5years’ experience in supply chain or procurement with significant demonstrated responsibility in purchasing, receiving, warehousing, and inventory management
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain valid gaming licenses
    • Solid working knowledge of strategic sourcing and purchasing with particular emphasis on food & beverage, facilities maintenance, hospitality and gaming supplies and services
    • Demonstrated ability in working plans across multiple business units
    • Computer literate and possess supervisory and interpretative skills.
    • Ability to successfully balance execute against multiple projects and priorities with often competing priorities.
    • Effective and demonstrated skills in communication, negotiation, managing by influence, and coaching
    • Strong analytics, such as price/cost analysis, demand planning, establishing PAR levels,
    • Ability to motivate, direct, and communicate effectively with coworkers and employees.



    This job has supervisory responsibilities.

    • Responsible for staff development and training programs.
    • Responsible for rewards and recognition program to maximize employee engagement.
    • Evaluates team members within department and delivers constructive feedback to employees in regard to performance.
    • Determines recommendation for staffing (including interviewing and hiring) and scheduling (planning, assigning and directing work) to meet business needs.
    • Determines work procedures and expedites workflow.
    • Responsible for employee performance (disciplining, coaching, counseling).



    Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in in English may also be required.



    Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



    Employee must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




    The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must have the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces.



    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


    Employee could be exposed to an environment containing unrestricted second-hand tobacco smoke.




    Something to leave you with

    Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.


    Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!




    Equal Opportunity Employer



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