NYC Ferry

Purchasing Manager — NYC Ferry

City Experiences is seeking a PURCHASING MANAGER for our NYC Ferry operation in Brooklyn NY.

About You:

This person will be adaptable, dynamic, and embody City Experiences’ RESPECT Service System.

About the Opportunity:

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in sourcing, purchasing, buying, procurement, and supply chain activities for the maritime or transportation industry. They will have superb interpersonal communication skills and be familiar with managing multiple vendors and suppliers. The Purchasing Manager will ensure cost-effective measures to keep proper inventory levels to service the ongoing and future projects for the company. Balancing cost, quality, and timely delivery is a must.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identify and evaluate current products and methods of sourcing to ensure efficiencies and profitability
  • Identify and evaluate common conventional sourcing practices within the trade and develop unconventional methods for the company to ensure a competitive advantage
  • Interview and interact with prospective third party vendors to identify offered products and pricing
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal customers and strategic suppliers
  • Experience with NYC Online Directory of Certified Businesses promoting increased utilization of Certified M/WBE vendors
  • Maintain vendor and product files, price lists and correspondence related to their product lines
  • Acquire quotes, pricing, product information, data sheets, sourcing and samples on both new and existing products
  • Carry out necessary follow-up and expediting activities to ensure delivery as required
  • Place orders based on Material Requirement Planning, reorder reports, customer orders, special orders, stock/export demand, etc.
  • Recommend purchases based upon factors of quantity, price, quality, delivery requirements, and shipping points.
  • Enter purchase orders into the accounting/operating system and submit to vendors accordingly
  • Examine and approve all invoice variances for orders placed
  • Prepare internal reports and other projects as necessary or required by supervisor
  • Present professional level of customer service and appearance to all – internal and external
  • Hold yourself and all crew accountable to the Environmental, Safety, Security and Quality Respect and systems of the organization and work to support the HSSQE team to implement such systems, plans and control of records and documentation
  • Additional job duties as assigned

Salary range: $80,000 – $85,000 annually

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be knowledgeable in Word, PowerPoint, Google Docs, Excel, and other computer-based programs.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with purchasing, sourcing, and operations
  • Knowledge of purchasing and inventory procedures
  • Strong negotiation skills

About Us:

City Experiences’ passion is to provide amazing experiences on land and water. Our 40-year success through organic growth and acquisitions has resulted in a portfolio of over 25+ brands that welcome upwards of 30 million guests/riders annually. If you’re an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you.

The RESPECT Service System embodies City Experiences’ mission, vision, values and operating principles. By creating a company culture that puts RESPECT at its core, we believe it will drive us to achieve our goal of becoming a Global Experiences and Transportation Leader.

The Companyis proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment against any applicants or employees based upon their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics prohibited by applicable law.

Additionally, we encourage all qualified applicants including those with past arrest or conviction records to apply.The Companyparticipates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.

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