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SAIC Senior Procurement Analyst in HUNTSVILLE, Alabama

Description

SAIC has a unique opportunity for the right candidate in SAIC’s Procurement Organization. This position will be supporting the great men and women defending our nation and requires someone that has a get it done attitude and understands how to manage suppliers. Procurement experience and a mission-focused attitude is an absolute must to ensure success. Candidates must be organized and detail oriented with the ability to make critical decisions quickly, and hunt down solutions when faced with a challenge that could impact the mission.

This position is remote, with 50% travel required as needed

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:

  • Issue purchase orders for COTS and build to print materials/products supporting SAIC’s Systems Integration Delivery team

  • Coordinate with program and supplier quality team to ensure proper requirements are flowed down to vendors

  • Manage suppliers performance post award

  • Issues Requests for Quote in accordance with prime contract requirements

  • Review and manage supplier delivery schedules to ensure products arrive on time

  • 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

  • Closeout for all procurement related activities and supplier customer management, including negotiating price/cost and price/cost-related terms and other contract provisions

  • 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.) andinvolved 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

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of experience, 5+ years of related experiencein government procurement

  • Understanding of government procurement and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

  • Experience in build to print materials/products and manufacturing

  • Understanding of cost/price analysis concepts and be able to implement on complex supplier proposals and agreements

  • Experience managing supplier performance

  • Excellent time management skills

  • 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

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Exhibit critical thinking and analytical skills

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us (https://www.saic.com/contact/contact_us) and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.

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SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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