Procurement Specialist

Special Aerospace Services

Arvada, CO, USA

Full time

Supply Chain and Logistics


Sep 6


Position at SAS Flight Factory

Procurement Specialist 

Location: Arvada, CO 

Who We Are

Special Aerospace Services (SAS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing aerospace company. Ready to be a critical part of one of the most exciting times in space exploration? What started in 2007 with a small team of visionaries, is now a collaborative team of 100+ tenacious and steadfast specialists, acting as trusted partners to clients in the space industry. Our mission is to further humankind’s dreams in air and space, and together we are driven to innovate across engineering and mission-critical hardware.

Your Role

SAS Flight Factory is seeking a Procurement Specialist to support the procurement of raw materials, hardware, and outside service providers that will coordinate the manufacturing and assembly of prototype aerospace products through purchasing and inventory control efforts. This position collaborates with production, precision estimating, finance, quality, and IT departments to conduct business and operational support through effective procurement.

How you will be Rewarded

The annual salary for this role is $60,261.28 to $90,391.92. Compensation depends on the candidate’s work experience, education/training, and related skills.

SAS provides a total rewards approach to compensation, providing incentives and benefits far beyond base salary.

Working at SAS, you’ll be rewarded with the following:

  • Comprehensive Health, Vision, and Dental plans with generous employer contribution
  • Employer-provided disability and life insurance benefits
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) program
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401K program with great employer match
  • Corporate Giving

You will be working in a flexible, team-based, founder-led culture with the opportunity to be among some of the industry’s foremost experts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support company demand by procuring goods, materials, equipment, and other relevant needs
  • Promptly address and resolve procurement issues to minimize delays in production
  • Verify purchase requisitions by comparing demand, communicate to resolve unclear items, and/or recommend alternatives or other supporting suppliers
  • Flow information to all relevant parties to ensure the processing of purchase orders and deliveries in a timeframe that supports the company's success
  • Recommend viable solutions to reduce purchasing costs and improve procurement process and quality
  • Cultivate and support new vendor relationships regarding reliability, product quality, and cost efficiency
  • Support cost, on-time delivery, quality, and vendor performance initiatives
  • Assist with compiling status and performance reports to submit them to management and relevant departments in a timely manner
  • Work cross-functionally to support/assist in monitoring inventory levels, planning demand, and any additional duties to determine purchase needs
  • Maintain records of all transactions, purchase orders, and receipts in compliance with the company policies
  • Review, monitor, and execute any updates to vendor/internal communications in the ERP system, including purchase order changes and transactions
  • Assist with developing, testing, and/or implementing ERP functionality

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience
  • Demonstrated self-initiated work in a team environment while adhering to deadlines
  • Results-driven with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge utilizing ERP and QMS systems, preferably JobBOSS and SimpleTrak (or equivalents)
  • Ability and proficiency in research and deductive reasoning skills
  • Ability to self-monitor and motivate while adhering to assignments and daily tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Individuals with experience in aerospace or similar fields or those with a background in supply chain, purchasing, or related areas
  • Prior experience with precision machining and assembly environments
  • Working knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles and tools (Lean certification is a plus)
  • Experience with Government & Defense contracts

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Applicants are subject to a background check in a Drug-Free Workplace.

Special Aerospace Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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