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Procurement Associate

Job ID: 197607
Location: OAK RIDGE, TN, United States
Date Posted: Sep 19, 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 is seeking an aggressive and highly adaptable individual to join its Procurement Team as a Procurement Associate. Individual must be able to work in a high paced, team environment and must be organized and detail oriented. 


Primary Job Duties

  • Coordinate with internal customers to contract subject matter experts
  • Process invoices for program approval and ensure contracts have necessary funding
  • Complete ownership of procurement lifecycle including issuing RFQs, price analysis, negotiating favorable terms and conditions, issuing purchasing orders, and following up with internal customers to ensure the goods receipts are completed.
  • Work closely with suppliers to ensure materials and services are delivered on time.
  • May sign supplier agreements and purchase orders within established authority. 
  • Frequent use and application of industry practices, techniques, and standards. 
  • Frequently communicate with internal company and external contacts.
  • Represents organization on specific projects.

Qualifications

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferably in Business Administration or related field and 1-3 years related experience; OR an Associate’s degree and 4 years of related experience OR a High School Diploma and 7 years of related experience.
  •  Microsoft Office Experience
  • Solid negotiation, oral, and written communication skills are required.
  • Candidate must possess a positive and proactive attitude and ability to handle multiple high visibility critical tasks simultaneously.

Desired Qualifications

 Desired Skills & Experience
  • Price Analysis Techniques
  • Costpoint Purchasing System
  • Word Processing
  • Electronic Spreadsheets


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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