Job Details

CAS Procurement/Buyer


Harris Corporation


Rochester, NY 14623

Job Title – CAS Procurement Buyer
Job Location – Rochester, NY
Job ID – CS20172212-22547
Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at
Job Description: 
Buyer position, an integral member of a Harris TCOM cross-functional team, responsible for supporting procurement activities within a CAS compliant environment from the proposal stage through Program award and completion. The acquisition value stream includes sourcing, negotiation and order placement. Responsible for managing Supplier’s performance and ensuring that Harris and Customer objectives are achieved.

The successful candidate will work under Program direction to purchase materials, equipment, supplies, services and commodity products. Demonstrates a complete understanding and application of procurement principles, concepts, practices and standards.  Possesses a working knowledge and understanding of the FAR/DFAR/DPAS/CPSR and ITAR regulatory requirements.  Negotiates/justifies price, delivery, quality and service. Follows up on all purchase order placements through completion of order. Negotiates and settles with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over-shipments, cancellations and engineering changes. Evaluates suppliers and rates them as to capability, performance and delivery. 

Bachelors degree in Business or Technical Field
6+ years of procurement experience
3+ years of experience with Government Contracting and FAR/DFAR/DPAS/CPSR Compliance.

Preferred Additional Skills: 

Experience in supporting Small Business Program requirements. 
Working knowledge of Systems Manufacturing Operations
Ability to effectively interact with upper management and within a team environment.
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access desired.
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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Minimum Experience Required:
5+ yrs experience
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Business - Support
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