Virgin Galactic (VG) is on track to become the world’s first private spaceline. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism with a longer term vision to develop orbital flights for space tourism and other commercial applications.
Virgin Galactic has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door”, be a self-starter, and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.
Who you are
VG is seeking an experienced procurement professional to plan, control, and supervise the supply chain activities associated with the various maintenance requirements (spares, expendables, consumables, etc.) for Virgin Galactic. You will be responsible for strategic sourcing, cost savings, cost avoidance, and value enhancement initiatives to positively impact the procurement and operational functions for Spaceport America and all future locations. As a member of the procurement team, this Category Manager-Spaceflight Maintenance will contribute to both the short and long-range growth and profitability of the organization. The ideal candidate has a strong background within the aerospace and/or a vehicular maintenance industry.
Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico (88011)
Preferred Skills and Experience
Physical and/or Additional Requirements
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen., lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of 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, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status