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Senior Buyer

Job ID: 2013084
Location: OAK RIDGE, TN, United States
Date Posted: Sep 16, 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 Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

JOB SUMMARY: 
SAIC currently has a job opening for a Senior Buyer to support our build to print team purchasing fabricated and electronic components. Candidate will procure goods and administer purchase orders of moderate to high dollar value, risk, and complexity. 

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 program needs
·Administer and maintain Purchase Order files in accordance with all SAIC policies and procedures
·Develop purchasing strategy to meet proposal or program needs
·Collaborate with supplier quality to add and qualify new suppliers
·Analyze proposals for all areas of compliance (cost/schedule/T&C/technical/etc.) and will be involved in supplier negotiations leading to subcontract and purchase order definitization. 
·Analyze production/procurement data to develop procurement strategy for the programs you are supporting
·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 experience and capabilities to provide quality products on time
·Lead cost savings initiatives to meet program goals
·Assume other responsibilities as requested in support of departmental goals and objectives

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 
A Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of related experience

REQUIRED SKILLS: 
·Excellent time management skills
·Understanding of the FAR and DFAR
·Solid communications skills, both written and oral. Ability to communicate across several levels of staff and customers/vendors. 
·Ability to prepare, lead, and conduct status briefings; prepare and staff weekly updates 
·Strong team player
·Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and Outlook
·Experience working under government procurement and Federal Acquisition Regulations
·Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
·Exhibit critical thinking and analytical skills
·Understanding of cost/price analysis concepts and be able to implement on complex supplier proposals and agreements

DESIRED SKILLS: 
·Experience purchasing  fabricated and electronics  
·Previous team leadership experience
·Ability to read engineered drawings


Overview

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 saic.com. 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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