Senior Buyer

Honeybee Robotics

Honeybee Robotics

201-500 employees

Develops robotics for space exploration and utilization

Robotics & Automation


Pasadena, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Education in supply chain management, business, or related field and 4+ years of purchasing experience in aerospace manufacturing
  • Working knowledge to comply with legal requirements (e.g., SOX, ITAR, FAR, DFAR, etc.)
  • Experience with AS9100
  • Solid understanding of purchase-related terms and conditions related to quality, schedule, price, delivery, payment, etc.
  • Experience working with an ERP/MRP system
  • Professional, articulate communication style with a collaborative, results-oriented approach
  • Conduct sourcing activities
  • Implement Design for Manufacture (DFM) processes with early supplier engagement
  • Coordinate with Engineering to align design changes with manufacturing lead times
  • Place and manage purchase orders
  • Develop strong supplier relationships and a capable network of suppliers and partners
  • Negotiate with vendors
  • Identify and resolve supply issues to meet business commitments
  • Capture and report material costs
  • Update MRP with accurate purchased part planning parameters
  • Resolve problems while following procedures and compliance
  • Regularly communicate status and issues to stakeholders
  • Support new business proposals with informed estimates
  • Monitor costs and recommend cost reduction approaches to meet financial objectives
  • Manage returns to vendors as needed

Honeybee Robotics, a key player in the Blue Origin family, stands out for its pioneering work in space exploration robotics, boasting a track record of technical excellence since 1983. The company's culture fosters collaboration and ownership, attracting top talent in engineering and software fields who are committed to pushing technical boundaries. With a portfolio of thousands of successful projects, including significant commercial and exploration missions, Honeybee Robotics demonstrates industry leadership and a competitive edge in the realm of space utilization.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Longmont, Colorado



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth