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Procurement Associate

Job ID: 208407
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 30, 2020
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


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.


Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferably in Business Administration or related field and 0-3 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.  Supply Chain Management degree is preferred
  •  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 Skills & Experience:
  • Price Analysis Techniques
  • Costpoint Purchasing System
  • Word Processing
  • Electronic Spreadsheets



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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