Harris Corporation Procurement/Buyer in Malabar, Florida

Procurement/Buyer 6/13/18--PurchasingUSA - FL - Malabar




Job ID: ES20181306-25229


Job Title: Procurement Specialist

Job Location: Malabar, FL

Job ID: ES20181306-25229

Job Description:

  • Develop and manage RFQ/RFP process, negotiate agreements and manage/administer the contract for medium sourcing requirements.

  • Evaluates bids and selects suppliers based on price, delivery, quality, and service to obtain best overall value for Harris.

  • Utilize MRP systems, PeopleSoft financial system, Supplier Rating System, and expo portal applications.

  • Interprets FAR/DFAR/ITAR laws, rules and regulations regarding import/export control certifications and licenses.

  • Tracks all Purchase Orders through reports, works matched exceptions, open commitments, receiving discrepancies, returns, supplier discrepancies, and problem reports/supplier corrective action responses. Interfaces with receiving and accounting to resolve issues.

  • Provides timely follow up on all awards through completion of order using system reports to status for program teams.

  • Meets established goals, objectives, and performance metrics and solves problems of increased scope and complexity where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

  • Confers with suppliers to determine factors that affect competitive total cost of ownership consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules. Evaluate root cause and corrective action with suppliers on late delivery performance.

  • Builds stable working relationships with manufacturing, quality engineers, material management and program office regarding procurement demands by early involvement with programs and suppliers to determine risk mitigation actions for critical path parts.

  • Participate on projects/teams as assigned.


  • BS/BA Degree with a minimum 0-2 years related experience OR

  • AS/AA with a minimum or 4 years of related experience OR

  • 5+ years of related experience with no degree

  • Knowledgeable in procurement, supply chain, and material management processes.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Ability to follow through with work assignments and show dedication to producing work of the highest quality.

  • Detail oriented and organized.

  • Excellent communication and written skills.

  • Negotiation and follow up skills.

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

Security Clearance:

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.

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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 - FL - Malabar