Millennium Space Systems delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence.
The Millennium Space Systems Buyer will work with Manufacturing, Sub-Contracts, Supplier Quality, Engineering and Program Controls teams to ensure internal program orders are executed in an efficient manner and immediate needs are met.
We are looking for a candidate that:
Partner with internal customers (engineers) to ensure completion of source selection and procurements that meet program requirements (schedule, cost and quality); develop second/additional sources as needed
Actively manage the procurement process from order placement through receipt of products and subsequent payment of invoices.
Lead formal negotiations (price, schedule, and supplier exceptions) to contractual requirements.
Manage supplier performance through consistent communication to ensure proper adherence to purchase order terms and conditions
Coordinate with Supplier Relationship Management and Quality Team to develop and provide positive management of internal and external supplier relationships
Support Planning/Shipping & Receiving/Inventory efforts
Develop process and strategy such as VMI, Blanket Purchase Orders, Long-Term Agreements in partnership with Business Office and Subcontracts Teams
Develop standard purchasing reports with the software development team (Open Purchase Orders, Lead Time, Cycle Time, Program Purchase Report, etc.)
Be a key member of the process improvement of the ERP and MRP systems
Minimum 2 years related experience in Purchasing/Procurement, Commodity Management, Category Management, Expeditor, and/or Supply Chain/Procurement Professional
Working knowledge of Terms and Conditions, Federal Acquisition Regulation, and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (FAR/DFARS)
Experience with “make” (Build-to-Print) or machines parts, COTS, outside processes, raw materials, services, drawings
Millennium Space Systems delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified. Millennium Space Systems is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.