Orbital Astronautics

Direct Entry Job Permanent Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire, UK

Uploaded 23 Jun 2022

Job Description

Evaluate, expand, and manage relationships with company supply chain (materials, mechanical, electronic components, electromechanical, equipment, PCB fabricators/assemblers, machine shops, composites houses, logistics). Devise, implement, and oversee procurement strategies to meet cost and lead-time targets. Manage procurements across company; build, implement and optimise associated processes and best-practises.

Person Specification

A few years demonstrated background in procurements and global supply chain management in high-tech industry. Risk management and contingency planning skills. Clear and concise communications, verbal and written. Meticulous attention to detail, process oriented.

Background in engineering manufacture, mechanical and/or electronics engineering, and/or project management. Background in the space industry. Broad international network that could be leveraged. Well versed in low-cost sourcing. Active knowledge of the global space industry.

Send an email to [email protected] with key points – we don’t want to read largely irrelevant CVs. We’ll get back to you swiftly. If we think you may be the right fit, we’ll organise a chat. If that goes well, we may ask you to work with us on a brief project (paid) to verify before making the decision.