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Job ID: 195201
Location: PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 5, 2019
Category: Procurement
Subcategory: Procurement
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC currently has a job opening for a Buyer, in Panama City, FL!  

Candidate will procure goods and administer purchase orders of moderate dollar value, risk, and complexity and will report to the Purchasing Manager.
 
Primary Job Duties 
  • Responsibilities include the development and negotiation of favorable prices, terms, schedules and other provisions of purchase orders and acquisition contracts, ensuring consistency with client requirements and procurement policies/procedures.
  • Purchase order administration/file maintenance
  • Closeout for all procurement related activities and supplier customer management, including negotiating price/cost and price/cost-related terms and other subcontract provisions
  • Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules
  • Recommends suppliers based on gathered information and may also recommend improvements to procurement processes and procedures
  • Assume other responsibilities as requested in support of departmental goals and objectives

Qualifications

Required Education & Experience

A Bachelor’s degree and 3 + years of related experience OR an Associate’s degree and 5 years of related experience OR a High School Diploma and 7 years of related experience.

 

Required Skills   

  • Excellent time management skills
  • Solid communications skills, both written and oral. Ability to communicate across several levels of staff and customers/vendors
  • Strong team player
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of government procurement and Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Exhibit critical thinking and analytical skills

Desired Skills
  • Previous team leadership experience
  • Previous purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
 

Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

 

Desired Qualifications

 

Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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