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About Merlin Entertainments Plc
Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We're Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. As you can imagine, running our business calls for a lot of different talents. We love what we do and if you're as serious about fun as we are, rest assured an exciting career awaits.
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Logistics and Procurement Manager
New York, NY, USA
New York, NY, USA
United States
Full time
20 Nov 2018
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We are LEGOLAND New York and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

Something very exciting is underway in Goshen, New York. Due to open in 2020, LEGOLAND Park and Hotel in New York is Merlin’s biggest single investment to date and you could play a crucial part in this amazing project!

We’re now looking for a unique person who has a passion for procurement and logistics and will lead the way in Delivering the Magic as we bring the world’s ninth LEGOLAND Park to life brick by brick. You will oversee the application of process, people, and technology to ensure the right products and services, of the right quality and right price, are delivered at the right time.

About The Role
Manage the supply chain for LEGOLAND New York in order to optimize the Resort’s profitability safely and sustainably. Key supplier deliverables of cost, quality, service and compliance will be balanced appropriately as you manage risk in accordance with business needs, through supplier identification, selection, contracting and implementation.

* Interacts with suppliers, partners, and industries to adequately represent LLNY. Nurture relationships that invite participation, product development, specification challenge, and continuous improvement. Promote access to the Supply Chain within the company to add value and quality.

* Oversees inbound freight forwarding, importing, and documentation for cost control of risks in transport.

* Responsible for all parts of the contracting process from bid development and production of contracts to appropriate signature authorities as required by company guidelines.

About You
* At least 7years of progressive experience Requires at least 7 years of progressive management experience with purchasing and supply chain management, including procurement, contract development, logistics and inventory within theme park, construction and/or travel / tourism industry, with large complex projects.

* Very strong negotiating skills are required to critically evaluate, develop, and deliver results in a very busy environment. Requires experience supervising teams with less purchasing and logistics experience to achieve project and operational goals, operating in higher level negotiation venues, and providing added value through negotiated settlements.

* Strategic procurement knowledge including influencing, crafting and conducting negotiation strategies.

* Managing outsourced resources as service providers for some areas of spend, who deliver the supplier performance and cost management on our behalf – extending or reducing their use if and when appropriate

* Computer proficiency. Proficiency in ProLog, MS Project or related project cost systems will be considered and asset for this job.

Four year university/Bachelor’s degree in business, management, international trade, global supply chain management, procurement and logistics or closely related field (or equivalent education and experience) is required. PSCM qualified (Procurement and Supply Chain Management) is desirable.

About Us
Merlin Entertainments, plc is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.
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