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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:

  • Has the ability to analyze suppliers, work with multiple vendors, and determine great deals
  • Love to negotiate with suppliers to create the best deals.
  • Are proactive and ready to lend a hand even if it is not in your job description
  • Are enthusiastic about process improvement and finding solutions to bottlenecks
  • Is a go-getter that can thrive in any environment

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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 Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or a related field or 10 years experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:​

  • Experience in an Aerospace/Aviation/Commercial Space or similar technical environment
  • Experience with MRP or ERP systems
  • APICS CSCP Certified
  • Contract and Pricing Negotiation Knowledge
  • Knowledge of T-SQL

 

Notes:

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.

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