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LN Concerts, Purchasing Manager

Job Summary:

WHO ARE WE?

Imagine how it feels to know that your work has a major impact on creating memories that are treasured forever. That is what it’s like working at Live Nation Clubs & Theaters, a division of Live Nation Entertainment. We are the country’s preeminent group of intimate music venues, featuring superior sound and lighting technology in custom-designed environments, aimed to bring fans and artists together in unparalleled live entertainment experiences. That means millions of pictures snapped, new friends made, and unbelievable stories to pass on.

Our wide range of owned, operated, and managed venues include the legendary Fillmore venues, the intimate House of Blues clubs, and a long list of beautiful, one-of-a-kind theaters throughout the United States – a perfect backdrop for the next stage in your career.

WHO ARE YOU?

We love rock stars. When it comes to building our team, we want rocks stars like you. Someone who is passionate and motivated. Resourceful, innovative, forward-thinking, and committed. Okay, hopefully you don’t trash your hotel room on a regular basis, but you are driven by an entrepreneurial spirit that we love.

UNITY IN DIVERSITY

Our fans come together for one reason and one reason only, and that is the love of live entertainment. In celebration of this fact, we proudly believe our workforce should be a reflection of the diversity of our music venues, genre styles, and the guests that enjoy our shows. Our mission is to create a profitable and principled global entertainment company. To celebrate the diversity and brotherhood of world culture. To promote racial and spiritual harmony through love, peace, truth, righteousness and non-violence.

THE ROLE

The Purchasing Manager oversees all purchasing operations for the venue. You will be responsible for handling/overseeing the procurement of all food & beverages, paper products, and other venue supplies to achieve optimum price value while maintaining superior quality to ensure outstanding guest service and financial profitability. You will manage the purchasing / receiving team and will report to the Director Venue Operations.

THE VENUE

This iconic House of Blues venue is located on the famous Las Vegas Strip inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. This venue has a full-service restaurant, music hall, and nightclub. It is a go-to spot for unparalled views of the strip.

What you’ll do:

+ Purchase, receive and secure all inventory for Restaurant, Foundation Room, Music Hall and Special Events. Sole responsibility for all beverage and paper orders; partner with Executive Chef for all food orders.

+ Supervise purchasing / receiving department, consisting of 3 full time & 1 part time team members.

+ Oversee shipping and receiving team with unloading trucks and checking in merchandise. Match received items to original order, check quality and pricing, and report discrepancies.

+ Work with Executive Chef and other department heads to forecast inventory needs, monitor inventory levels, and identify special requests.

+ Maintain relationship with all vendors. Take lead on new vendor identification and follow bid process when ordering new items.

+ Compile weekly inventory reports and monthly physical inventory counts. Enter and maintain data in inventory system (CrunchTime). Complete additional ad hoc inventory reports.

+ Travel to local stores to complete impromptu tasks to purchase urgent and essential inventory items, as needed.

What you’ll need:

Required:

+ Minimum of 5 years of restaurant inventory experience in a high-volume kitchen operation

+ Experience with restaurant inventory management system, CrunchTime preferred

+ Extensive computer experience, including MS Office; ability to create and maintain complex spreadsheets in Excel

+ Valid driver’s license, clear driving record, and reliable means of transportation

+ Tolerance of all cultures, music and art forms

+ High School diploma

Physical Work Demands:

+ Fast paced work environment with extended periods of prolonged standing and working on your feet

+ Exposure to extreme kitchen heat and cooler refrigerator temperatures throughout work shift

+ Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Live Nation Entertainment strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Live Nation Entertainment recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Live Nation Entertainment may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

About Us

Recognized three years in a row by Great Place to Work® and named one of People Magazine’s top 50 Companies that Care, Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.

We recognize that our most important assets are our employees, the rock stars who keep the live experience going. Generous vacation, healthcare, and retirement benefits are just some of the great perks we offer to support our global workforce of more than 38,000. For any stage in your career, our many unique benefit programs are designed to help you live life to the fullest. We offer student loan repayment to support recent grads, six months of paid caregiver leave to support new parents, perks like Roadie Babies (bring your little ones & a caretaker along with you on work trips) and Music @ Home (stipend to cultivate your little ones’ music interest), and tuition reimbursement to fuel your ongoing professional development. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to free concerts, festivals, sports games, and more through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.

There is no bigger stage for your career. See what your future looks like at Live Nation Entertainment.

LN Concerts, Purchasing Manager

Full time
Las Vegas, NV

Published on 10/25/2022

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