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Purchasing Specialist

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Location: Imperial Beach, CA
Job ID: 57024
Facility: San Diego Job Corps Center

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Work with a purpose! Begin a career as part of our team, utilizing your skills and abilities to change the life of a Job Corps student. 

Wage: $19.34 / Hour

Position name: Purchasing Specialist

Facility name: San Diego Job Corps Center 

Location: San Diego, CA  

Benefit package includes: 

  • Medical/health/dental/vision/life insurance 
  • AD&D as well as long-term disability 
  • 401(k) retirement plan 
  • Paid time off 
  • Paid holidays 
  • Professional development assistance 
  • Career advancement opportunities 

Job responsibilities:  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.

Essential Duties:

  1. 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.
  2. Ensure adherence to quality standards, required delivery schedules and contractual terms.
  3. Conduct follow-up on purchase orders past due with appropriate vendor.
  4. Maintain vendor contacts and vendor supply lists.
  5. Coordinate with accounting department relative to accuracy of pricing data.
  6. Authorized to act as an agent for the company in procurement matters and has approval to commit purchase order contracts up to $5,000.
  7. Participate in career development services system by ensuring the center receives accurate and effective bidding with all vendors and contractors.
  8. Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment.
  9. Assist in the development and implementation of new and revised policies and procedures affecting procurement.


  • High school diploma or equivalent and three years’ experience in
  • Demonstrated mathematical abilities.
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.


Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career. 


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. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888. 


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