supply chain

The journey to space starts with the engines.

Ursa Major was founded to bring a new model to space access: one in which every link in an enormous value chain isn’t limited by those around it. We design rocket engines and propulsion solutions.  

Our products and technologies require an extraordinary team. A team that will mold tomorrow’s technologies while deploying today’s best. We are an intrinsically motivated team that has a passion for solving problems and empowering each other every day to develop our skills, knowing that there is always room for growth.

We are looking for an experienced Buyer to join our team, who will report to the Director of Logistics. You will increase operational efficiency by engaging with our vendors, issuing purchase orders, coordinating deliveries, and communicating timelines to internal customers. We prefer that you are proficient in informational flow and communication, which are necessary to success at a smaller, technical organization. You will support the Manufacturing team while facilitating engineering goals and supporting all organizational groups.

We prefer that you are comfortable using modern ERP systems and project management software and have experience communicating both verbally and in writing with our suppliers.


  • You will create purchase orders per company procurement requests.
  • You will coordinate and regularly communicate the status of open purchase orders.
  • You will provide updates to internal customers on estimated delivery dates and will expedite deliveries as necessary.
  • You will negotiate pricing and payment terms with new vendors.
  • You will oversee our vendor management system.
  • You will establish relationships and build rapport with our suppliers, working with them to ensure prompt delivery and the best rates.
  • You will host a weekly meeting with accounting and report open order metrics.
  • You will oversee work order/job management in Epicor, including creation and completion of work orders.
  • You will serve as the procurement lead for the shop floor Kanban system.
  • You will create business analytics to drive strategic business decision making and improve our processes.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience in procurement, supply chain, or logistics.
  • Experience in hardware-centered production environment (experience purchasing for an aerospace or industrial company is a plus).
  • Experience closing out projects.
  • Experience with modern ERP systems (experience with Epicor ERP and Wrike is a plus)

Benefits Include:

  • Unlimited PTO - Vacation, Sick, Personal, and Bereavement
  • Paid parental and Adoptive Leave
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tax Advantage Accounts (HSA/FSA)
  • Employer Paid Short and Long Term Disability, Basic Life, AD&D
  • Additional Benefit Options Including Voluntary Life, Emergency Medical Transport and Pet Insurance
  • EAP Program 
  • Retirement Savings Plan - Traditional 401(k) and a Roth 401(k)
  • Company stock options

Colorado law requires us to tell you the base compensation range of this role, which is $80,000 - $110,000, determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The salary range for this role is intentionally wide as we are evaluating individuals based on their unique experience and abilities to fit our needs. Most importantly, we are excited to meet you, and see if you are a great fit for our team. What we can’t quantify for you are the exciting challenges, supportive team, and amazing culture we enjoy. Click here for more information about our awesome benefits.

NOTE: Research suggests that women and BIPOC individuals may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage anyone who believes they have the skills and the drive necessary to succeed here to apply for this role.


We’re an equal opportunity employer. You will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

No outside recruiters, please.

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Ursa Major
$80k - $110k
United States, Berthoud, CO
Posted 4 months ago
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