Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company is looking for hands-on engineers who are passionate about developing revolutionary space systems. You will join a small, close-knit team working to support some of the most demanding and important space systems customers in the Country.
Breaking with Tradition
American aerospace is experiencing a renaissance – and among its leaders are the organizations and people who are breaking with tradition to reformulate and invigorate an industry. Millennium Space Systems is helping spearhead that change.
Millennium brings a unique and disciplined entrepreneurial culture to this space renaissance. We don't subscribe to the traditional thinking that cost and schedule are secondary attributes of space systems.
We bring a spirit of innovation and teamwork, coupled with a get-it-done approach to deliver solid, measurable results.
We are colleagues and fellow innovators; seasoned engineers, software developers, and technicians working together to deliver affordable solutions from inception through implementation; from fabrication through launch. We are enthusiastic partners looking for new team members who share our enthusiasm and dedication.
Company Overview Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company 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 Buyer will work with Manufacturing, Sub-Contracts, Supplier Quality, Engineering and Program Controls teams to ensure that purchase orders are executed in an efficient manner and immediate procurement needs are met. We are looking for a candidate that:
Has the ability to analyze and work with many suppliers at once and determine great deals
Loves to negotiate with suppliers to create the best deals
Has procurement experience with mechanical and/or electronic parts and assemblies
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
Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Accounting, Finance,Supply Chain Management or a related field
2 to 3 years experience in aerospace procurement
Familiarity with FAR/DFARS
Familiarity with machined parts and assemblies, electronics, raw material, and/or other commodities
Basic understanding of price analysis methodologies
3+ years' experience in aerospace procurement
Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS
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.