Subcontracts Manager, Procurement

rocketlab

Contract Position

Summary

Lead subcontract manager role at Rocket Lab's Long Beach headquarters, overseeing major satellite programs and ensuring effective subcontract execution in alignment with program objectives.

What you'll do

  • Assess satellite program demands, identify, evaluate and select candidate suppliers, and award subcontracts.
  • Develop a subcontracting strategy that ensures program demands are met. Manage supplier execution and ensure on-cost, on-quality and on-time delivery of critical satellite components.
  • Prepare a variety of solicitations including RFQs, RFPs, RFI, and IDIQs.
  • Negotiate contracts with an ability to balance cost, schedule and quality priorities.
  • Monitor engineering design activity and guide supplier selection and performance based on requirements, specifications and capabilities.
  • Be an integral part of a dynamic satellite manufacturing team, delivering on-orbit solutions to a worldwide clientele.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with written contractual authorization/vehicles (Cost Plus, Firm Fixed Price etc.)
  • Experience working with technical requirements of procured hardware and services including contract, Statement of Work (SOW), and/or specification review

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Location

Long Beach, California, United States

Contract Length

Not specified.

Compensation

$115,000 - $135,000 (per year)

Keywords

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