Virgin Galactic

Procurement Coordinator

Company Virgin Galactic
Category Supply Chain
US-CA-MojaveUS-NM-Las CrucesUS-CA-TustinUS-DC-Washington DC
Req No.
2021-6445
Type
Regular Full-Time
Classification
Exempt
Location : Location
US-CA-Mojave
Additional Locations
US-NM-Las Cruces | US-CA-Tustin | US-DC-Washington DC

Who we are

Virgin Galactic, www.VirginGalactic.com (SPCE:NYSE), recognizes that the answers to many of the challenges we face in sustaining life on our beautiful but fragile planet, like in making better use of space. Sending people to space has not only expanded our understanding of science, but taught us amazing things about human ingenuity, physiology and psychology. From space, we are able to look with a new perspective both outward and back. From space, the borders that are fought over on Earth are arbitrary lines. From space, it is clear that there is much more that unites us than divides us.

 

“We are at the vanguard of a new industry determined to pioneer twenty-first century spacecraft, which will open space to everybody — and change the world for good.”  Sir Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Galactic

 

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!

Your Mission

As a Procurement Assistant, you will be responsible various administrative activities in support of the building of SpaceShips, MotherShips and Propulsion Systems.  You will be expected to support the procurement organization by developing a system for managing documentation to support on boarding of new suppliers and management of expiry dates on existing documentation.  This system will include data management and alignment to supporting functions to ensure proper support and anticipation of those needs.  You will be expected to develop solutions for identifying risks to the schedule and mitigating these risks to avoid schedule deviations. You will develop commodity-based strategies to support our build and development plans.  These strategies will include supplier level plans for development, maintenance, or exit.  In addition, you will proactively maintain and track commodity risks and opportunities and provide mitigation plans as needed in support of our supply chain and program needs leveraging your experience to help the team navigate challenges including market constraints, raw material availability and contract language.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support various administrative tasks including data entry or extraction, uploading of documentations, updates or inputs into database or systems

What you bring

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an administrative role.
  • Ability to document work in progress and maintain effective records.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in a complex environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Team player with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and work a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
  • Preferences:
  • A general understanding of Aerospace procurement processes.
  • Experience using Oracle or ERP/MRP, Agile PLM, Smartsheets

ITAR 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.

 

As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. teammates, as well as all newly hired employees. 

As of October 1, 2021, all new hires must be able to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, ( “fully vaccinated” means at least two weeks have expired since receiving the vaccination’s last dose as recommended by the manufacturer) . If  you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire. 

 

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.

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