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Purchasing Assistant

Job ID: 2207024
Location: HONOLULU, HI, United States
Date Posted: May 20, 2022
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: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Purchasing Assistant to join our team in Honolulu, HI.

Work address is 3375 Koapaka Street. Honolulu, HI 96819.

Note: this position currently offers a hybrid schedule of working 1-day onsite and 4 days remote.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Expedite requests for quote (RFQ) responses and purchase order (PO) shipments by using email and following up with phone calls.
  • 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.



Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED equivalent and zero (0) years of related experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to pass a background check.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Nice-to-have Qualifications:

  • Proficient customer service skills.
  • Any prior experience in purchasing activities, supplier/vendor expediting, RFQs, follow-up with requests, OR resolving shipping discrepancies is a PLUS!

Target salary range: $35,001 - $45,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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