The mission of Purchasing and Procurement is to provide professional, efficient and ethical procurement services, while ensuring the best interests of the College are at the forefront of business transactions.
Provide College departments and employees a high level of procurement and document delivery service;
Achieve maximum value for dollars spent;
Provide additional fiscal control by issuing Purchase Order numbers;
Ensure compliance with College policies regarding competition and Board approval and with applicable sections of the CA Public Contract Code through informal and formal bidding;
Ensure conditions of College purchasing orders are being enforced by the College and met by vendors performing under those conditions;
Strive for continuous improvement in procurement and mail delivery through automating and streamlining processes, supplier consolidation & product standardization where feasible, and enhanced supplier relationships;
Increase sustainable business practices within the College and its supply chain.