Management & Training Corporation Assistant Buyer in Reno, Nevada

Assistant Buyer

Accounting & Finance

Reno, NevadaReqID: 22120

Job Corps is the most successful job-training program of its kind. Every year, thousands of Job Corps graduates enter the work-force armed with skills in trades and the desire to succeed.Sierra Nevada Job Corps offers young adults vocational training in a variety of trades. Located 12 miles north of Reno, Nevada, the sprawling 40-acre campus provides outstanding recreational opportunities, well-equipped learning labs and individualized, self-paced vocational and academic programs.

Description

Sierra Nevada Job Corps is currently looking for an Assistant Buyer. Position reports to the buyer and is responsible for processing purchase orders originated through Purchase Requests (PRs), blanket purchase orders and government agency contracts, in compliance with government and management directives.

Position Description:

  • Review requisitions to determine what vendors are to be contacted for price quotations and placement of contracts; evaluate all bids, select a vendor, and place purchase orders as directed by buyer.

  • Ensure adherence to quality standards, required delivery schedules and contractual items.

  • Assist buyer in effecting procurement policy decisions when called upon.

  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Service Contract Act (SCA) wage determination/prevailing wages.

  • Keep accurate and complete records of purchase orders and purchase requests.

  • Participate in vendor negotiations and meetings when needed.

  • Write, proofread, and place purchase orders and monitor marketing trends.

Education and Experience Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent and two years related experience required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency required. Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran