Purchasing Agent

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 Syracuse, NY US
Position Description
SRC, Inc. is currently seeking a purchasing agent. In this role, you will evaluate current suppliers, establish relationships with existing and new suppliers, and negotiate pricing.

  • Procurement of supplies and services through purchasing, rental and leasing by the use of simplified acquisition procedures
  • Evaluate current suppliers and their capabilities, establish and maintain relationships with existing and new suppliers, negotiate pricing to reduce purchasing costs, and identify alternate/backup sources for currently purchased parts, materials and services

Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or technical discipline with one or more years of related experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge relating to commercial supply sources and common business practices including sales, prices, discounts, units of measurement, deliveries and shipments
  • Perform work governed by corporate policy, the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), supplemental regulations, legal precedents, and government agency policies and procedures
  • Make purchases involving specialized requirements, hard-to-locate sources, critical characteristics, and commercial requirements which have unstable price or product features
  • Experience working with electronic components, subassemblies, assemblies and product specifications desired
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

Security Clearance Requirements

Must be a U.S. citizen, green card holder or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S. C. 1324b(a)(3).  Applicants selected will be subject to a background verification and drug screen.

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