Buyer – Direct Procurement
Posted on 3/22/2024
Relativity Space

1,001-5,000 employees

Manufactures and launches 3D printed reusable rockets
Company Overview
Relativity Space is a pioneering force in the commercial launch industry, utilizing 3D printing technology to create reusable rockets that meet the increasing demand for space infrastructure. Their successful launch of Terran 1, the world's largest 3D printed object, has proven the viability of their manufacturing approach and paved the way for the development of Terran R, their medium-to-heavy lift reusable rocket. With a culture of continuous iteration and a focus on reducing vehicle complexity and cost, Relativity Space is leading the industry in the application of additive manufacturing to aerospace design and production.
AI & Machine Learning
Hardware
Robotics & Automation
Aerospace
B2B

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$2.4B

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

21%

2 year growth

62%
Locations
Long Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Procurement & Sourcing
Supply Chain Management
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, supply chain/operations management, economics/finance, or similar
Responsibilities
  • Be responsible for all associated planning/sourcing/procurement activities associated with your part portfolio
  • Strategically manage a broad and diverse vendor base to build and maintain long-term relationships that maximize value for both parties
  • Identify and research manufacturing methods and their respective supply chains for a diverse portfolio of components
  • Become technically embedded with the processes required to make parts, and leverage that expertise to provide design-for-manufacturability (DFM) feedback to engineering teams
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments on existing subcomponent supply chains to ensure near-term material demand is fulfilled through development, qualification, and initial production
  • Leverage forecasts to develop commodity strategies and drive sourcing activities through contract implementation
  • Develop relationships with internal stakeholders to anticipate requirements and implement material requirement & procurement strategies aligned to business requirements
  • Act as a leader cross-functionally to set priorities & execute program milestones
  • Conduct analysis and provide reporting on supply chain health, mission ‘Clear to Build’, vendor costs (should cost modeling), category spend, and financial projections to anticipate & mitigate supply chain risk
  • Implement policies & draft procedures that result in 100% compliance while ensuring adherence to goal requirements, budgets, schedules, and work plans
  • Act as a champion of our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by embodying Relativity’s principles in all internal an external interactions and fostering an inclusive team culture
  • Team in a growing startup and provide strategic insights as the organization evolves from scrappy startup to industrial manufacturer of the world’s most advanced launch systems