Millennium Space Systems is looking for team members 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. Here 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.
At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.
Job Summary The Buyer will work with Manufacturing, Supplier Quality, Engineering, Program Controls, Program Management, and Shipping/Receiving/Inventory 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 prioritize demands of and work with many suppliers and internal customers
Loves to negotiate with suppliers to meet cost and delivery needs
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 and recommend secondary/additional sources as needed
Actively manage the procurement process from quoting and 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
Proactively manage suppliers to develop and provide positive and productive internal and external supplier relationships
Support Planning/Shipping & Receiving/Inventory efforts
Develop process and strategy such as VMI, Blanket Purchase Orders, Long-Term Agreements as required
Be a key member of the process improvement of the ERP system
Consistently communicate key changes effecting material to internal stakeholders
Host and/or lead technical calls with suppliers and engineers as necessary
Utilize MS Outlook, MS Teams, WebEx, Jira, Confluence and other technology to increase efficiency
Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain Management or related field
2 to 3 years’ experience in aerospace procurement
Familiarity with FAR/DFARS/CPSR
Familiarity with machined parts and assemblies, PCB/PCBAs, electronics, raw material, and/or other commodities
Basic understanding of price analysis methodologies
Solid judgement, reasoning and decision-making ability in the absence of predefined processes or procedures
3+ years' experience in aerospace procurement
Working knowledge of FAR/DFAR/CPSR
Deltek Costpoint ERP experience
Familiarity with AS9100 REV D
Benefits and Perks Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California can be provided.
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.