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Associate Buyer

Job ID: 1926048
Location: CRANE, IN, United States
Date Posted: Nov 29, 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 an Associate Buyer.


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

  

High School Diploma or equivalent and five (5) years or more of related experience; OR  Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management and 0 experience; OR Bachelor's degree (non-SCM) and one (1) year 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 Qualifications

 

Desired Skills

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


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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