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Assistant Buyer

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Location: St. Louis, MO
Job ID: 50534
Facility: St. Louis Job Corps Center

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Ready to be a part of something big? At the St. Louis Job Corps Center in St. Louis, Missouri we provide students with the tools they need to be successful at no-cost to them or their families. Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day! 
Reports to the buyer. Responsible for planning and executing the most cost-effective procurement from external suppliers of products and services necessary for center operation, in compliance with government and management directives. This position pays $17.86 per hour.

Essential Functions:
  • Review requisitions to determine what vendors are to be contacted for price quotations and placement of contracts; evaluate all bids and then select a vendor.
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards, required delivery schedules and contractual terms, conducting follow‑up on purchase orders past due with appropriate vendor.
  • Maintain vendor contacts and vendor supply lists and coordinate with accounting department relative to accuracy of pricing data.
  • Ensure the center receives accurate and effective bidding with all vendors and contractors.
  • Conduct excess property screening activities.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new and revised policies and procedures affecting procurement.
  • Coordinate with other center staff pertaining to procurement matters.
  • Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff and other center customers.

Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent and three years related experience.  Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communications skills and computer proficiency required. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record, unless waived by management.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. 


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