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Stratolaunch, LLC Purchasing Assistant (Contract) in Remote, California

NOTE: This is a 6 month contract

Job Description:

Stratolaunch is developing an air-launch platform to contribute to high speed research and development. The goal of Stratolaunch is to use the air-launch platform for enabling technologies that may not exist otherwise. Stratolaunch has the potential for creating technology development opportunities for commercial, philanthropic and governmental organizations to collect rich and actionable data and drive advancements in science, research, and technology.

This role will be responsible for assisting with the ordering process of goods and services for a variety of commodities that support the business. Responsibilities include, purchase order management, contract management, vendor management, receiving functions, and coordination with Accounts Payable and Shipping. The role will interact closely with the Purchasing team to assist them with data input, consolidation, and purchase order follow up.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sending quote requests, managing delivery schedules, and inputting data into our purchasing system.

  • Tracking and providing the status of open orders.

  • Coordinate purchasing related questions between team members and Accounts Payable when necessary.

  • Maintain detailed and organized purchasing files, including any correspondence, changes, or amendments.

General/Soft Skills Needed:

  • Ability to adjust to changes and adapt to the organization’s needs.

  • Demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity and fulfillment of commitments.

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral, with multiple departments within the company.

  • Ability to prioritize and perform ad-hoc projects, as assigned.

  • Have a resourceful and positive attitude.

Required computer skills:

  • MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook SharePoint)


  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint

  • Experience working in both a Commercial and FAR/Government contracting industry;

  • Experience in supply chain management;

  • Experience in contract management;

  • Program or project management experience; and

  • Passion for space exploration and a belief in commercial, routine, and affordable access to space.

Applicants must be a US citizen or Green Card holder to be considered for this role.

Stratolaunch is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at our company. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Our management team does not tolerate discrimination or harassment at any point during our employees’ and applicants’ time with us, especially with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law:

Job Category: Contracts and Compliance