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Assistant Buyer

Location: Astoria, OR
Job ID: 57985
Facility: Tongue Point Job Corps Center

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Pay: $17.96 per hour 
Work with a purpose! Begin a career as part of the administrative team, utilizing your skills and abilities to change the life of a Job Corps student. 

Facility name: Tongue Point Job Corps Center 

Location: Astoria, OR

Benefit package includes: 

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance and AD&D  
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid time off 
  • Paid holidays 
  • Professional development assistance 
  • Career advancement opportunities

This position is covered under the Service Contract Act (SCA). SCA employees are automatically enrolled in coverage utilizing the full Health & Welfare dollars. Health and Welfare dollars (also called fringe dollars) are contributed by MTC to help pay for your benefit coverage. Health and Welfare dollars are earned for every hour you are paid up to 40 hours per week. Premiums are covered through Health and Welfare dollars for medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, basic AD&D, short-term disability, and 401k retirement account. Optional coverage is offered for dependents or spouse at the employee’s expense.

Newly hired SCA employees are eligible for up to one week of vacation at 180 days of employment and up to one additional week after one year of employment, and 56 hours of paid sick leave.

Job responsibilities: Performs routine clerical duties related to purchasing functions. Responsible for processing purchase orders originated through PRC's, blanket purchase orders and government agency contracts.

Essential functions: 

  • Review requisitions to determine what vendors are to be contacted for price quotations and placement of contracts; evaluate bids and select vendors
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards, required delivery schedules and contractual terms
  • Conduct follow-up on purchase orders past due with appropriate vendor
  • Coordinate with Accounting and Property departments relative to accuracy of pricing data

Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • HSD/ GED and 1 year experience in purchasing
  • Must type a minimum of 40 words per minute, ten-key by sight and be computer proficient
  • A valid driver license in the state where the facility is located with an acceptable driving record is required. 

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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