F&B Purchasing and Receiving Coordinator - Mt. Brighton, MI - Winter Seasonal - Full-time

Vail Resorts


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.


The Food & Beverage Purchasing & Receiving Coordinator is dedicated to ensuring an “Experience of a Lifetime” to guests and employees while maintaining proper grocery and supplies inventory levels in all Mountain Dining restaurants throughout the resort. 

  • Successfully control all food, beverage and supply inventory levels by following daily ordering procedures, while maintaining pars and communicating with the Chef and Sr. Resort Operations Manager.
  • Responsible for monthly food inventory counts and submission to the Sr. Resort Operations Manager for approval.
  • Maintain daily operations by physically checking in all incoming orders through receiving areas, and matching of invoices to requisitions for accuracy of all orders.



  • Operate outlet within budget guidelines, per direction from Chef and/or Resort Operations Manager.
  • Oversee all ordering of grocery, beverage and supplies needed for all food and beverage outlets.
  • Have a strong working relationship with all Team leads and his/her teams.
  • Maintain food costs through purchasing practices, proper costing of menu items and minimum product loss.
  • Place and receive food orders through COUPA, our computerized purchasing system.
  • Consistently follow the guidelines and steps of the services cycle as outlined in the brand standards.
  • Record inventory daily and monthly for accounting purposes as well as usage and quality checks.
  • Develop vendor partnerships and relations to execute maximum efficiency.
  • Maintains cleanliness of all food service and storage areas by adhering to company recycling programs and trash disposal.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate professionally to staff and guests.  Respond and engage with customer suggestions, complaints and recognition.
  • Adhere to all policies, rules, regulations in both food service and alcohol management.
  • Create and maintain a productive, safe work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • 1-2 years of purchasing and receiving experience in any warehouse setting – Required.
  • Professionalism and strong guest service skills, attention to detail and timeliness.
  • Must be available for the 1st day of each month to conduct physical inventory count – Required.
  • Flexible schedule required during peak times throughout the year.  Must be willing to work evenings, holidays and weekends – Required.
  • MS office and POS (IG) proficiency – Required.
  • Certified in Serve Safe Manager Sanitation certificate.
  • Certified Slip Resistant shoes are required prior to starting work. Shoes must be provided by the employee.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form including communicating on the mountain radio.
  • Working knowledge of kitchen areas and work with chefs/culinary programs to establish and maintain sanitization and food quality standards.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to ensure: teamwork, high level guest contact, fact finding for appropriate decision making, commitment to guest service and employee relations.
  • Must demonstrate ability to receive and give direction and act upon it.


Work with a team that’s passionate about providing world-class experiences at one of the legendary Midwest family winter destinations. An easy drive from many southeast Michigan cities, Mt. Brighton is truly the place where Epic begins offering year-round amenities from skiing to golf and mountain biking.Become part of the Mt. Brighton family.  www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 147027




Tourism - Travel

Position Type:


Remote ok?



4 months ago

Vail Resorts