Millennium Space Systems


Supply Chain - El Segundo, CA - Full Time

Company Overview
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. Superstars are welcome.

Job Summary
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
  • Loves to negotiate with suppliers to create the best deals.
  • Is proactive and ready to lend a hand even if it is not in your job description
  • Is enthusiastic about process improvement and finding solutions to bottlenecks and a go-getter that can thrive in any environment


  • 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Accounting, Finance,Supply Chain Management or a related field
  • 1 year minimum experience in the aerospace procurement
  • Familiarity with FAR/DFAR
  • Basic understanding of price analysis methodologies 

Preferred Qualifications:‚Äč

  • APICS Certification 
  • 3+ years' experience in aerospace procurement
  • Familiar with CPSR Audits and DCMA requirements
  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFAR

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.



Before applying, please note:
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 are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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