As part of a passionate and accomplished team of experts, the
Senior Director of Supply Chain is responsible for leading the
development and implementation of the overall supply chain
management and procurement strategies of Blue Origin. This position
will lead and oversee the development of supply chain management
processes, procurement and sourcing, and cost and service level
agreements strategies to support various spaceflight programs. This
includes overall procurement planning, subcontract and supplier
evaluation and selection, input to make/buy decisions, purchasing
strategy, regular reporting of procurement status and forecasting,
and involvement in negotiations. This position will directly impact
the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated
commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable
Develop procurement strategies that meets company performance
objectives and customer expectations.
Optimize data acquisition systems to ensure delivery of supplies
and improve supply chain metrics and KPI’s.
Partner closely with the Finance organization on cost metrics
and the Contracts group on the structure of contracts with
Execute a centralized procurement commitment to P&Ls and
Organize activities of supply chain managers and buyers to
ensure alignment with program schedule and cost strategy.
Support business on purchasing strategy to achieve efficient
logistics and a reliable, low cost sourcing strategy.
Coordinate the development of purchasing strategy that takes
into account lower lead times, optimal process flow, and reduced
overall supply chain costs.
Manage and coordinate the details of procurement contracts to
establish consistency of operations. This includes supplier
selection, RFPs, fact-finding and negotiation processes.
Track and monitor the status of procurements from PO through
delivery and lead the resolution of procurement priority conflicts
and critical supplier issues.
As a leader at Blue Origin, you will build and manage a
world-class team, including developing resource plans and profiles,
authoring job descriptions, conducting interviews, making hiring
recommendations, assigning tasks, supporting career development and
conducting performance reviews.
Passion for our mission: Millions of people living and working
BS or MS degree or equivalent experience with emphasis in Supply
Chain Management and progressive responsibility increases
Experience with COTS and commodity specific procurement
Experience leading, managing and growing a geography diverse
team on fast-paced projects
Demonstrated experience leading organizations through
large-scale change management initiatives that influence culture,
define tools & processes and improve competencies
Highly effective and professional verbal and written
communication skills with team, internal customers and suppliers
that includes a strong focus on teamwork and internal/external
Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally within a
geographically disperse organization.
An attitude of world-class mission assurance, quality, attention
to detail, and dedication.
Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident
(current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as
a refugee or granted asylum.
Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree
Experience with aerospace procurement
Applied experiences in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and Toyota
Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM)
Experience with ERP systems in a manufacturing environment
Blue Origin offers a phenomenal work environment and awesome
culture with competitive compensation, benefits, 401K, and
Blue Origin is an equal opportunity employer . In addition
to EEO being the law, it is a policy that is fully consistent with
Blue's principles. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to status as a
protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or
other protected status such as race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic
information, pregnancy or age. Blue Origin prohibits any form of
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About Us Blue Origin was founded with a vision to enable a
future where millions of people are living and working in space to
benefit Earth. In order to preserve Earth, Blue Origin believes in
the need to enable humanity to expand, explore, find new energy and
material resources, and move industries that stress Earth into
space. Blue Origin believes it has an important role in building a
road to space and lowering the cost of getting there. At Blue
Origin, we’re working on this today by developing fully reusable
launch vehicles and systems that are safe, reliable and affordable.
Every launch vehicle is designed for human spaceflight from the
beginning and able to ferry payloads to space.