Buyer

Skyryse

Skyryse

Accounting & Finance
El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Our mission at Skyryse is nothing less than a new era in flight, where fatalities are nearly zero, piloting any aircraft is simple and safe, and the sky is accessible to all. SkyOS, our industry-first universal operating system for flight, provides any airplane or helicopter with a fly-by-wire flight management solution that significantly reduces the complexity of flying. Skyryse One, our first production aircraft powered by SkyOS, was unveiled in 2024 and features the simplest, safest, and most intuitive flight controls in general aviation.

BUYER / PROJECT PLANNER - EL SEGUNDO, CA

As a Buyer / Project Planner operating within the framework of AS9100D, you will be responsible for the acquisition of materials and components critical to aircraft manufacturing, ensuring compliance with rigorous quality and regulatory requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement strategic procurement plans that are aligned with organizational objectives
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers and vendors
  • Support negotiations with suppliers to secure favorable terms, pricing, and contractual agreements
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including engineering, production, and quality
  • Proactively identify and address risks in the supply chain (ex: notifying teams of long lead times)
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation of all procurement related activities
  • Lead and support the product production line as needed
  • Support the development of project plans, objectives, scopes, and communicate with stakeholders
  • Additional responsibilities as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors of Science in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field
  • 4+ years of professional experience in procurement within a highly technical environment
  • Self-starter with ability to drive improvement, meet timeliness and objectives

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or a related discipline.
  • 10+ years of professional experience in procurement within a highly technical environment
  • Familiarity with ERP software such as Oracle or Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Knowledge of AS9100D, ISO9001, and other Quality Standards is highly desirable

WHY SKYRYSE?

  • The opportunity to change the world through improving aviation safety and accessibility
  • Valuable stock option plan
  • Heavily subsidized medical, dental and vision plans
  • Full-time employees are eligible for 20 days of paid time off (PTO) and 5 sick days annually. PTO and sick days must be used in accordance with Company policy.
  • A company with an ambitious vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, motivated, and fun to work-with colleagues!

The base salary range is $110,000 - $175,000 USD a year. Your base salary will be determined by experience and the pay of employees in similar positions.

WE WELCOME ALL

Skyryse is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

NO AGENCY CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED.