For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
- To support the academic, administrative and operational activities of the Academy by locating competitive sources of the quality goods and services required by the Academy community
- To negotiate favorable terms, conditions and pricing, and to arrange for delivery when and where needed
- To monitor supplier compliance with purchase order contracts and resolve discrepancies
The Purchasing Department procures all goods and services on the best terms and at the lowest overall cost, consistent with an appropriate level of quality. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts refers to this process of procurement as 'Best Buy' Procurement practices. Acquisition will be without favoritism and on a competitive basis, whenever practical, to obtain maximum value for each dollar expended. All interested suppliers will receive fair and impartial consideration.
Service to you is our priority. If you need assistance, call us at ext. 5041. We will help you through all aspects of the procurement process.