Purchasing Coordinator I/II
Posted on 3/22/2024
Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides reliable space launch services and spacecraft manufacturing
Company Overview
Rocket Lab, a comprehensive space company established in 2006, has a proven track record of mission success, offering reliable launch services, spacecraft components, and on-orbit management solutions. It stands out for its manufacturing of the Electron, the second most frequently launched U.S. rocket, and the Photon spacecraft platform, chosen for NASA missions to the Moon and Mars. With three launch pads at two sites, industry-leading flight software, and a commitment to cost-effective and efficient services, Rocket Lab is a leader in the space industry, making space access more affordable and faster.
Hardware
Industrial & Manufacturing
Aerospace

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.5B

Founded

2006

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

17%

1 year growth

49%

2 year growth

118%
Locations
Bloxom, VA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Procurement & Sourcing
Quality Control & Compliance
Supply Chain Management
Requirements
  • Highschool Diploma/GED
  • Proficient using Microsoft Products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, Access)
  • Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the on-time-delivery of purchased parts from vendors to Rocket Lab
  • Accountable for follow-up with suppliers regarding purchase order deliveries, and expediting as required
  • Responsible for maintaining order management data integrity by updating delivery dates
  • Proactively work with Buyers and Planners to ensure that supplier delivery dates meet key production and or project milestones
  • Resolving inwards goods non-conformances (such as under-supply or incorrect part shipped) to ensure purchase orders can be receipted in a timely manner
  • Resolving overdue invoices for payment to ensure timely compliance with agreed supplier payment terms
  • Maintain buying master data relating to price, lead-time and ordering parameters
  • Responsible for administrating the new supplier onboarding process
  • Other duties asked by your manager, relevant to your role