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Procurement Support

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Job ID: 199190
Location: FAIRFIELD, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Oct 31, 2019
Category: Procurement
Subcategory: Procurement Support
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


JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides administrative and clerical support specifically related to supply chain and procurement department activities. Maintains files, logs, records of invoices, purchase orders and other related documentation. Maintains information on computer systems. Assists in managing pre and post-award transactions.

This entry level purchase and logistics position requires heavy phone work, including calling suppliers and expediting requests for quote (RFQ) responses and purchase order shipments. The Purchasing Assistant will post RFQ responses, process vendor acknowledgements, close out purchase orders, receipt and cross dock administrative functions and post other information into our purchasing system. Will assist buyers in contacting vendors to obtain prices and schedule delivery dates, program managers and other team members. Will perform data entry, run status reports, file and perform other general clerical duties.

May develop and maintain resources for assigned commodity items. Assignments may require initiative regarding pricing revisions, order cancellations, discontinued items, acceptable substitutes, delivery date revisions and invoice discrepancies.

This individual will also have SAIC corporate interface with support departments like finance, procurement and information technology.



REQUIRED SKILLS/EDUCATION: College degree or equivalent experience required. Experience in supply chain activities, i.e., supplier/vendor experience, RFQs, follow-up with requests, and resolving shipping discrepancies is a plus. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is a must.

Desired Qualifications



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 For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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