JOB DESCRIPTION: Sources, negotiates and purchases IT Hardware and software, fabricated parts, machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies and incidental services necessary for operation of an organization or program. Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives. Monitors performance of suppliers. Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes. Evaluates areas of opportunity to leverage material acquisitions. Tracks data to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes. Negotiates with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and to determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records. Prepares request for proposals (RFP) and bid packages. Reviews license agreements, negotiates terms and conditions, and works with requester, legal, cyber security and privacy to reduce and mitigate risk to SAIC. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee). Limited use and/or application of principles, theories, and concepts. Limited knowledge of industry practices and standards. Receives predetermined work assignment with specific instructions. PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Solves routine problems of limited scope and complexity following established policies and procedures. FREEDOM TO ACT: Work is closely supervised. Follow specific, detailed instructions. IMPACT: Contributions are usually limited to task-related activities. Errors do not typically have a major effect on the organization. LIASON: Contacts are primarily with immediate supervisor, project leaders, and other professionals in the group.
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors degree and 0 years related experience.