Receiving Agent (Full Time) - InterContinental Houston - Medical Center


Houston, TX 77007

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

About us

Do you see yourself as a Receiving Agent? What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

Revel in modern design paired with unrivaled hospitality in the heart of the Texas Medical Center at the InterContinental Houston - Medical Center. Adjacent to the world’s largest medical center, our hotel provides easy access to the city's top attractions with METRORail, which is within walking distance of the property. Discover Houston's fine dining, renowned international arts, and famous Museum District. Stay with Confidence in the world's first hotel with the IVP Air Filtration System.

For 75 years, the InterContinental® Brand has been writing the story of international travel and showing guests the InterContinental Life through personalized service, memorable, one of a kind experiences and global etiquette. Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs; inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience. As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand. If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand.

Day to day

+ Coordinate the purchase of food and non-food items for the hotel; obtain price quotes and determine best value for purchase cost as needed or directed. Follow up with vendors as needed to facilitate timely delivery and resolve issues.

+ Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments.

+ Determine and maintain hotel inventory levels as specified; complete timely and accurate month-end inventories. Maintain cleanliness and organization in all work areas and storerooms.

+ Inspect items upon receipt to ensure that quantity and quality of items are correct and acceptable; check invoices for correct prices and quantities.

+ Maintain internal controls over the requisitioning and issuing of items; adhere to purchase order system; deliver supplies to appropriate departments or storage areas.

+ Assist in the preparation of reports, cost summaries and/or analysis, and other paperwork as needed.

+ May perform additional purchasing-related duties such as assisting with updated pricing, maintaining purchasing files and records, investigating price variances, assisting in setting inventory levels based on turnover of supplies, etc.

+ May coordinate payment of invoices with Accounts Payable.

+ May assist with other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent and one years in purchasing or accounting function, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must speak fluent English.

This job requires ability to perform the following:

•?Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 100 pounds.

•?Handling objects and boxes.

•?Stooping, kneeling, and reaching.


•?Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with others.

•?Mathematical skills, including basic math are utilized frequently.

•?Reading and writing abilities are used often in reviewing purchase orders, contracts for service, and completing related reports.

•?May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

**The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.**


In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. You will receive FREE PARKING and ONE FREE MEAL PER SHIFT. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

**Not Applicable for Colorado Applicants**

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.

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