SAIC is seeking a Purchasing Assistant. (Temp-to-Hire position) Individual is hired for a temporary period (3 - 6 months). At the end of this period, temporary is eligible for a full-time position.
This is an entry level temporary position . This Purchasing Assistant position requires heavy phone work, including calling suppliers and expediting requests for quote (RFQ) responses and purchase order (PO) shipments. The Purchasing Assistant will 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. Will review and resolve shipping and payroll discrepancies; assist buyers, program managers and other team members. Will perform data entry, run status reports, file and perform other general administrative duties as required.
High School Diploma or GED and 2 years or more related experience.
Experience in purchasing activities, i.e., supplier/vendor expediting, RFQs, follow-up with requests, and resolving shipping discrepancies is a plus.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is a must.