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Associate Buyer Job
SAIC | Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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Job Description

Associate Buyer (Job Number:430127)

Description:


JOB SUMMARY:

SAIC currently has a job opening for an Associate Buyer, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Candidate will procure goods and administer purchase orders of moderate dollar value, risk, and complexity and will report to the Purchasing Manager.

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 client requirements and procurement policies/procedures.
- Purchase order administration/file maintenance
- Closeout for all procurement related activities and supplier customer management, including negotiating price/cost and price/cost-related terms and other subcontract provisions
- 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 gathered information and may also recommend improvements to procurement processes and procedures
- Assume other responsibilities as requested in support of departmental goals and objectives

Qualifications:

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School and five (5) years or more related experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

- 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
- Knowledge of government procurement and Federal Acquisition Regulations
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Exhibit critical thinking and analytical skills

DESIRED SKILLS:

- Previous team leadership experience
- Previous purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a leading provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S. government. Our 13,000 employees deliver systems engineering and information technology offerings for large, complex government programs, as well as a broad range of higher-end, differentiated technology services. The company is headquartered in McLean, Va. For more information, visit www.saic.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Aug 22, 2017, 2:52:48 PM
Primary Location: United States-TN-OAK RIDGE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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