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Purchasing Specialist-

Location: Imperial Beach, CA
Job ID: 58165
Facility: San Diego Job Corps Center

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Wage: $19.34 / Hour

Schedule – Full Time, 8hr shifts, Monday – Friday

Our staff also enjoy these benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision, prescription drug and life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Professional development assistance 
  • Career advancement opportunities 

MTC is proud to operate the San Diego Job Corps Center in Imperial, CA where our staff provide quality services to our local youth. We value our professional and caring employees who are dedicated to improving people’s lives and we want YOU to join our team!

What you will be doing: You’ll be 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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