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Purchasing Assistant

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Job ID: 2016670
Location: HAGATNA, GU, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2020
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 Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Purchasing Assistant to join our team in our Guam office.   


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 customer requirements and procurement policies/procedures.
  • Provide 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.
  • Develop and maintain resources for assigned commodity items. Prepares standard requests for quotation. Assignments may require initiative regarding pricing revisions, order cancellations, discontinued items, acceptable substitutes, delivery date revisions and invoice discrepancies.
  • Maintains information on computer systems. Assists in expediting orders. Assist other buyers in contacting vendors to obtain prices and schedule delivery dates when working as a team for large purchases or on a proposal.
  • Closeout for all procurement related activities and supplier customer management, including negotiating price/cost and price/cost-related terms and other subcontract provisions
  • Sales Representative to include customer site visits, services existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales


Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 

  • 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

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

 



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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