Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

Here are a few things you should know:
  • This site is mobile friendly. You do not need a log-in or password to access information.
  • Jobs on this site are original and unduplicated and come from three sources: the Federal government, state workforce agency job banks, and corporate career websites. All jobs are vetted to ensure there are no scams, training schemes, or phishing.
  • The site is refreshed daily to remove out-of-date content.
  • The newest jobs are listed first, so use the search features to match your interests. You can look for jobs in a specific geographical location, by title or keyword, or you can use the military crosswalk. You may want to do something different from your military career, but you undoubtedly have skills from that occupation that match to a civilian job.

Job Information

L3Harris Lead, Procurement in United States


Job Title: Lead, Procurement


Maintain strategic alliances and partnerships that have already have been established by the Purchasing organization. Will be responsible to manage small to medium subcontracts. Perform negotiations, price analysis and order justifications. Conduct conference calls and develop good lines of communications to make sure all purchase orders are acknowledged. Understand the Company “Terms and Conditions” especially the “Specification and Requirements” portion and flow down to the supply base. Streamline the order fulfillment process to ensure suppliers quality and delivery meet performance metrics. Immediately escalate any issues to a senior buyer or management so a proper course of action can be implemented. Make sure all procurements meet and are in compliance with corporate and L3Harris policies and procedures including signature authority. Ensure that the supplier is competent to perform service or manufacture product by assisting in performing a capabilities and risk assessment.

Job Duties:

  • Coordination of proposal activity.

  • Assisting less experienced buyers with resolving problems.

  • Executing and supporting, where required, negotiations of purchase orders.

  • Identifying and implementing cost reduction strategies.

  • Actively supporting development of Lean & Low Cost Suppliers.

  • Ensure our supplier base meets our program needs with capabilities and depth.

  • Develop and maintain effective processes for sales forecasting (subcontract and material portion).

  • Engagement with procurement leadership and cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Business Development, and Finance to understand timelines, technical requirements, and challenges

  • Ensure appropriate purchasing tools are compliant and properly utilized to meet all established work objectives. Interface with other departments as required to control and coordinate workflow.

  • Ensure appropriate compliance for maintaining ISO certification.

  • Ensure compliance to all FAR & DFARS regulations and the maintaining of an approved Purchasing System in support of CPSR (Contractor Procurement System Review).

  • Train and develop personnel to maintain a high level of quality and competence. Give prompt attention and handle complaints and grievances within the limits of established policy. Develop recommendations for promotions and wage adjustments. Coordinate performance appraisals and participate in interviewing job applicants when appropriate.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Essential Functions:

  • Support Procurement team with various supply chain related tasks.

  • Ability to plan schedule and arrange activities to accomplish objectives

  • Person should possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills and be extremely organized.

  • Experience in purchasing, inventory, planning and MRP systems

  • Experience working with lean manufacturing processes and principles

  • Experience supervising, coaching and developing staff

  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook E-mail, Costpoint, & SAP

    Qualifications: (refer to Career Framework)

  • Requires comprehensive level knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have in-depth knowledge of project management. Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.

  • Successful candidates must meet eligibility requirements to access US classified information

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • 10+ years experience in procurement and/or materials management

  • May have broad knowledge of project management

    In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $82,500 - $153,000. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements


L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.