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Purchasing Assistant

Job ID: 202252
Location: HONOLULU, HI, United States
Date Posted: May 20, 2020
Category: Logistics
Subcategory: Material Plan/Cntrl Tech
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


SAIC is looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join our team in our Honolulu, HI office. This is an entry level position. 


The ideal candidate's responsibilities are:

  • Heavy phone work, including calling suppliers and expediting requests for quote (RFQ) responses and purchase order (PO) shipments.
  • Process vendor acknowledgements, collect and review requested vendor PO documentation, close out purchase orders, receipt and cross-dock administrative functions and post other information into our purchasing system.
  • Review and resolve shipping and payroll discrepancies; assist buyers, program managers and other team members.
  • Perform data entry, run status reports, file and perform other general administrative duties as required.


  • High school diploma and 2 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Experience in purchasing activities, i.e., supplier/vendor expediting, RFQs, follow-up with requests, and resolving shipping  discrepancies is a plus. 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is a must.



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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