Sage Hospitality Resources Purchasing Manager in Denver, Colorado


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Why Us:

At Sage and at the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek, we recognize people as our most valuable asset. They help us realize our vision and deliver our successes as a top Denver hotel. Jobs at Sage Hospitality and the JW Marriott Denver are more than just employment. Here, our associates find the encouragement and resources for unlimited personal and professional growth.

Job Title:

Purchasing Manager

Location Name:

JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek



EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

To support the culinary teams of Social Fare and the Banquets team in the procurement of exceptional quality food products from all culinary outlets. This is a fast-paced team that takes pride in delivering service and cuisine that goes a step beyond expectation. This position is key in the delivery of that promise.

The Purchasing Manager is to provide for the acquisition of food, beverage, and general supplies at maximum economics based on business activity. The Purchasing Manager acts as a liaison between individuals in the hotel and resort and supplier representatives in the procurement and the reception of goods and services required to achieve the objectives of each department.



Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.


Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.


Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.


Using mathematics to solve problems.

Using basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.

Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, P&L statements, operating budgets, forecasting and scheduling, and the reporting of financial data.

Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.


Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required

Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel and restaurant to assist clients

Standing on a regular basis

Carrying and lifting of items up to 50lbs.


4-year Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or related 5 year progressive purchasing experience with a preference for hospitality/foodservice.


5 years of progressive purchasing experience with a preference for hospitality/foodservice.


Basic office equipment and materials.


General office, hotel and restaurant environment.

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular