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ABOUT FIREFLY AEROSPACE

Come be a part of the 21st Century Space Race. At Firefly, we are focused on the leading edge of space systems progression. Our company is committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture, and operation of reliable launch vehicles and spacecraft. To get there, we are looking for incredibly passionate, bright, and determined people to join our team.

SUMMARY

Come help us support the Supply Chain that builds Rockets!  We are looking for high energy individual with exceptional attention to detail. The Contract-Indirect Buyer position provides critical support for operations, maintenance and other mission needs at our launch site.  This position is critical to the growth of our company.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides responses to internal teams regarding bids, proposals and contract negotiations.

  • Support preparation of internal requests for proposals for distribution to vendors.

  • Analyzes all requirements and provisions in contracts, including terms and conditions, to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations and company policies and procedures.

  • Ensure that Firefly is getting the best price with the least amount of risk possible.

  • Work closely with Finance and other internal departments to validate and execute Supplier payment schedules.

  • Manage cost and supplier compliance to protect

  • Follow Corporate Procurement Practices and Procedures when making decisions concerning negotiating, sourcing, and contracting for all goods and services purchased.

  • Compare quotes against requirements and budgetary compliance.

  • Align R & D efforts with AVL (Approved Vendor List) data and compliance.

  • Handle communications and negotiations with vendors and suppliers while ensuring all quality standards are met.

  • Drive schedule recovery and corrective action.

  • Analyze supply chain data and performance to improve productivity and efficiency while reducing costs.

  • Assist with a wide array of additional functions as necessary within rapid growth R&D environment.

  • Review business aspects of requisition and provide advice as subject matter expert.

  • Manage, audit and select suppliers to achieve Firefly objectives.

  • Assist requisitioners in selecting suppliers that align and comply with Firefly ASL/AVL.  (Approved Supplier/Vendor list)

  • Work with Finance to ensure that contracts align with Federal, State and Local laws.

  • Tracking and manage all blanket agreements/PO/Contracts within the MRO/Indirect spend environment.

  • Act as liaison between stakeholders such as the Purchasing Team, Finance, Sales, Engineering, Systems, etc.

  • Help develop processes for MRO/Indirect spend that leverage Firefly Policies and Best Practices.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • 5 - 10 years� experience managing supplier relationships and contracts
  • R & D experience
  • Aerospace Experience
  • AS9100 experience
  • BA, BS in related field
  • Great project management and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to back up conclusions with data
  • Time management skills, with the ability to separate the important tasks from the noise
  • Sense of urgency, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • MS Office (including Excel, Word & Outlook)
  • Software operation and data entry skills
  • Proficiency to analyze quotes to determine the overall best offer for a product/service; including supplier past performance, capability, capacity, and financial stability
  • Experience with Service Contracts, State Tax Schedule, Facilities contracts, consumables, Contractors, sub-contractors, etc.

Desired

  •  Finance Background/Education.
  • Odoo ERP/MRP knowledge.
  • ITAR experience.
  • Aerospace Industry as an OEM, Supplier, Contractor, Sub-contractor.
  • Experience in an Engineering development, Proto-typing and test environment a plus.
  • Experience in AS9100 environment a plus.

Firefly offers outstanding benefits for our employees, including generous health, dental and vision plans with low plan deductibles, parental leave, educational reimbursement, short term disability, pet Insurance, and flexible PTO options.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Firefly Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Firefly
Firefly

United States, Cedar park, TX

Posted a month ago

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