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Sourcing Manager, Facilities

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

Operations
hawthorne, ca, usa
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

SOURCING MANAGER, FACILITIES

We are a progressive procurement organization pushing the boundaries of traditional procurement reputation and methodologies. We are looking for individuals who can think outside the box to achieve company objectives regarding value and partnerships with our suppliers. Our organization moves quickly, and you must too. SpaceX has the unique ability and desire to influence and shape suppliers to be better with us as we challenge our supply chain on cost, quality, and delivery. This individual will support indirect supplier management and SG&A spend reduction initiatives. The purchasing team has aggressive objectives for 2024 that positively impact our product and bottom line. We are looking for the right person who is equipped and ready for these challenges to join our team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Strategy/Sourcing: Create sourcing strategies for assigned categories to reduce risk and meet targets for the purchasing department including but not limited to payment terms, cash targets, and cost savings
  • Stakeholder Management: Develop and maintain key internal stakeholder relationships to create strategic sourcing models that optimize the value of products and services that support business unit requirements to maintain continuous cost reduction programs for controllable expenditures. Communicate, manage, and drive compliance to category strategies. Provides solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Analysis: Responsible for advanced quantitative analysis to identify financial impacts of decisions and performance for category managed. Perform business process analysis and develop models to improve cost. Collaborate with stakeholders to define SLAs and KPIs for suppliers and measure the appropriate criteria, such as delivery of business results, cost reduction, quality, and timeliness of delivery
  • Conduct research, perform benchmarking, and gather market analysis for assigned categories
  • Contract Management: Responsible for authoring contract documents with the Legal Department. Management of contracts ensuring performance of the supplier to contract obligations. Understand interrelationships between contracts and terms while applying creativity and sound business reasoning to interpret the application of contracts to business needs
  • Negotiations: Utilize negotiations to maximize value and cost savings benefits while lowering risk
  • Supplier Management: Establish preferred suppliers for assigned category. Create and implement related management programs to develop, continuously improve, manage the performance of, and monitor KPIs of the supply base
  • Tactical Purchasing - Place purchase orders and resolve blocked invoices related to assigned categories
  • Performs assignments independently with instruction limited to the results expected.
  • Efficiency: Develop and lead efforts to reduce the number of transactions for assigned categories

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree and 3+ years of experience working in one or more of the following; or bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience working in one or more of the following:
    • Engineering
    • Purchasing
    • Contract negotiation
    • Material or production planning
    • Operations or supply chain management
    • Material cost control

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in a purchasing or supply chain role
  • Technical skills in current technologies and applications (e.g. MS Office Suite, SQL, PowerBI, etc.)
  • Contract Manager certification – CPCM or CCM
  • Experience with Facilities & Construction
  • Experience managing vehicle fleets
  • Experience with IT software
  • Exceptional analytical and organizational skills
  • Remarkable problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize appropriately to meet internal customer and company needs
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, with a strong ability to communicate with all levels of internal personnel
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to respond quickly to a fast-moving and ever-changing environment
  • Ability to conduct all activities with the highest integrity

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends when needed to meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to communicate outside of work hours
  • Must be able to travel - up to 20% work week travel may be required
  • This position is based in Hawthorne, CA (Los Angeles area), and requires being onsite full-time – hybrid and remote work will not be considered

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Pay range:
Sourcing Manager: $110,000.00 - $145,000.00/per year

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year.

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX 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, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.