Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today!
The Virgin Galactic organization 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
Virgin Galactic is seeking an incredibly talented, energetic, and experienced Procurement Specialist to join our team to support the supply chain operational requirements. This will include handling the various aspects of operational procurement within the Oracle and Ultramain ERP systems including processing requisitions to awards and contracts, some sourcing and negotiations, monitoring/expediting supply, administrating discrepancies, & other supply chain support.
You will possess strong analytical, organizational, facilitation, and communication skills and will have demonstrated the ability to collaborate within a group or team environment. You will need the ability to establish and build relationships across all levels and functions of the organization required to positively impact the procurement and operational functions for Virgin Galactic. As a member of the procurement team, you will contribute to both the short and long-range growth and profitability of the organization. You must be a self-starter, have a resourceful attitude, project oriented, able to assess needs, implement strategies, and quickly produce results all while having a high attention to detail. Experiences in a fast-paced start-up environment and/or within the aerospace industry are highly beneficial.
*Virgin Galactic retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position
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