Buyer II

Manufacturing · Lafayette, Colorado
Department Manufacturing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) is a leading provider of turnkey small satellite solutions, including nanosatellites, microsatellites, and ESPA-class. We specialize in precision pointing platforms based upon our high-performance attitude determination and control components. BCT’s highly experienced staff has developed low cost, flight-proven, high-performance, high-reliability spacecraft systems and components that enable a wide range of missions for academic, commercial, and government applications. Our state-of-the-art spacecraft and subsystems are supporting LEO, GEO, Lunar, and interplanetary missions.


Blue Canyon Technologies is looking for an experienced Buyer II who is self-motivated and ready to thrive in a fast-paced, growing environment.  This is a full-time position with excellent company paid benefits. Blue Canyon Technologies offers company paid health, dental and vision benefits (for you and your dependents), generous PTO and 401 k programs.


Position: Buyer II

Position Type: Full Time

Pay Range: $70,000 - $90,000

Location: Lafayette, CO

Benefits:

  • 100% company paid health, dental and vision benefits for you and your dependents effective the first of the month following hire date
  • Life insurance
  • 401k (matching 4% with a minimum 5% contribution
  • Generous PTO (3 weeks of vacation + 3 floating holidays, 2 weeks of sick time, 7 paid holidays throughout the year) and parental leave.
  • Break rooms stocked with snacks and drinks



 Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Support and coordinate the purchasing activities in procuring materials and services
  • Assist in ensuring contracts with vendors are consistent with company objectives
  • Support negotiations with suppliers for assigned commodities to achieve the best price, quality and schedule
  • Work with internal customers, supply vendors to support smaller scale procurement efforts
  • Create Work Orders for inventory parts that have "Services" associated with them (i.e. Plating, Turnkey PWA's, etc.)
  • Process material kitting for assembly
  • Assist with monthly inventory cycle counts and year-end cycle counts


Qualifications required:


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and minimum of two years of inventory management or purchasing experience
  • Must be able to understand/read engineering drawings
  • Experience working in partnership with internal stakeholders to ensure the organization’s needs are met while managing purchasing process procedures
  • Experience in procurement and/or vendor contract management is preferred
  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, self-motivated, and be able to drive a process from start to finish


Working Conditions:


This job operates in a professional office environment, but in a manufacturing company.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

*All employees of BCT possessing or attempting to gain government clearance will be required to successfully pass a drug test.


Blue Canyon Technologies is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other protected factor. Blue Canyon Technologies is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Cathy Juntunen at 720-450-8252 or HR@bluecanyontech.com.


 

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  • Location
    Lafayette, Colorado
  • Department
    Manufacturing
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level