Harris Corporation Electronics Buyer - Procurement in Clifton, New Jersey

Electronics Buyer - Procurement 6/19/18OperationsUSA - NJ - Clifton




Job ID: ES20181906-25342


Job Title : Electronics Buyer - Procurement

Job Code : ES20181906 - 25342

Location: Clifton, NJ

Job Description:

Harris Corporation is looking for an Electronics Buyer to join its Procurement team in its Clifton, NJ location. The successful candidate will:

  • Analyze and interpret engineering drawings/schematics so that you may understand the procurement and manufacturing requirements.

  • Source and purchase electronic components, machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.

  • Compile and analyze statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.

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

  • Confer 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.

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

  • May prepare bid packages.

  • Frequently meet with internal company and external contacts to represent the organization on specific projects.

  • Prepare proposal requests consistent with the requirements of the contract.

  • Develop new sources of supply based on quality product, on-time delivery and competitive pricing.

  • Solicit and award purchase orders consistent with the requirements of the contract.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business or a related field with 4+ years of directly related electronics purchasing experience.

  • 1+ years’ experience in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and MRP system skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain principles and concepts in defense contracting.

  • Experience complying with The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Acquisition Regulations (DFAR).

  • Knowledge in Engineering assemblies, PWB

  • Knowledge in the procurement processes of military grade products.

  • Experience in Contract Law and other Procurement regulations.

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

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.

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LocationUSA - NJ - Clifton