Harris Corporation Buyer in Clifton, New Jersey

Buyer 9/26/17--Purchasing, --Supply ChainUSA - NJ - Clifton




Job ID: ES20172609-20990


Buyer/Procurement - Clifton, NJ

Job ID: ES20172609-20990

Job Description:

Harris Corporation is looking for a Buyer with 1-2 years of experience to join its Procurement team at its Clifton, NJ location. Duties include:

  • Sources and purchases machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.

  • 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.

  • Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment and maintains necessary records.

  • Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.

  • Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.

  • Represents organization on specific projects with frequent internal and external communication

  • Utilizes MRP and financial software systems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business or a related field with 1-2 years of related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain principles and Material Management processes.

  • Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment and be solutions oriented.

  • Must be approachable and be able to communicate with internal and external customers.

  • PC skills in MS office, with Word and Excel formats.

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Supply Chain, --Purchasing

LocationUSA - NJ - Clifton