Junior Purchasing Specialist

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Corporate

SeaWorld is a world-renowned leader in the themed-park and entertainment industry. Our success is built on a passion for caring for animals and a dedication to delivering positive, memorable experiences to people from around the world. We’re also committed to helping ambitious people achieve their professional best. We’re always seeking exceptionally skilled and knowledgeable individuals for a variety of roles throughout our organization.

What you get to do:

The Junior Purchasing Specialist (JPS) works in the Corporate Supply Chain Management organization and reports to the Procurement Manager. Primary responsibility is to action, monitor and complete purchase requests. The JPS works closely with the Park stakeholders/requestors, Park finance teams, Procurement Manager, Corporate Buyers, Category Managers and Supply Chain Leaders to support procurement processes and subsequent implementation of national programs while providing exceptional customer service. You will:

  • Actions, monitors, and completes purchase requests in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service to our parks and stakeholders
  • Enters and tracks purchase requisitions in ERP
  • Enters catalog orders as needed
  • Responsible for directing all relevant purchases to vendors on the SCM preferred vendor list
  • Identify local requirements and assist park requisitioners to enter complete and accurate purchase requests
  • Responsible for setting up vendors, keeping vendor information updated, looking up vendor numbers, and looking up PO numbers when invoices don’t list the information
  • Maintain all purchasing files securely
  • Other duties as assigned

What it takes to succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree or two (2) years equivalent business experience desired.
  • Professional certification in CPSM, CSCP, CSCMP a plus
  • Must possess SAP knowledge in Materials Management and Finance modules
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills required
  • Working knowledge of purchasing practices and policies
  • Must have a working knowledge of the English language with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills with ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Must possess strong computer/Window’s software knowledge
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes weekdays, weekends, evenings, and holidays
  • Minimum two (2) years Procurement experience
  • Basic knowledge of financial accounting, economic, operations, and business strategy concepts.

The perks of the position:

As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible based Paid Time Off
  • SEA Employee Complimentary Park Tickets and Passes
  • SEA Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Voluntary Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Plan

Join the team!

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

More Information

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Corporate

Orlando, FL


Full Time Hourly