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Posted on 3/22/2024
CesiumAstro

51-200 employees

Engineers and manufactures space communication systems.
Company Overview
CesiumAstro stands out as a leading company in the aerospace industry, offering tailored, mission-ready solutions for both commercial and defense applications. Their competitive advantage lies in their full-stack modular product line, which allows for customization based on specific payload requirements. With a diverse global operation that includes hardware and software engineering, manufacturing, mission systems, and wireless communications engineering, the company fosters a culture of technical excellence and industry leadership.
Hardware
Aerospace
B2B

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$120.2M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

16%

1 year growth

45%

2 year growth

92%
Locations
Broomfield, CO, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Management
SAP Products
Oracle
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Inventory Management
Procurement & Sourcing
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, business administration, or similar program.
  • Minimum of 3 years of procurement experience, preferably focused mainly of electronic components.
  • Familiarity with major electronics manufacturers and distributors.
  • Understanding of engineering design process; experience with PLM tools.
  • Experience using an ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics, NetSuite, SAP, Oracle, etc.).
  • Strong knowledge of procurement concepts, practices, and procedures, including purchasing, negotiation, commercial contracts, and cost breakdown.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, with ability to back up conclusions with data.
  • Time management skills, with ability to separate the important tasks from the noise.
  • Sense of urgency, with ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong Excel skills, with the ability to present concise data to internal and external stakeholders.
Responsibilities
  • Research potential supplier targets for direct and indirect expenditures and negotiate favorable terms.
  • Create and place purchase orders; develop and refine requisition and ordering processes.
  • Reconcile receipts and drive resolution of any discrepancies.
  • Assist with creation and implementation of inventory control procedures.
  • Provide analyses on costs and implement cost reduction activities.
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and maintain strong communications.
  • Project management focus from inception through completion.
  • Assist with wide array of additional functions as necessary within rapid growth startup.