Senior Aerospace Buyer

Berthoud, Colorado
The journey to space starts with the engines. 

Ursa Major was founded to bring a new model to space access: one in which every link in an enormous value chain isn’t limited by those around it. We design rocket engines and propulsion solutions.  

Our products and technologies require an extraordinary team. A team who will mold tomorrow’s technologies while deploying today’s best. We are comprised of intrinsically motivated individuals who have a passion for solving problems and empower each other every day to develop our skills, knowing that there is always room for growth.

Ursa Major is looking for a self-motivated and detail-oriented Senior Buyer to join our team. As a Senior Buyer, you will increase operational efficiency by engaging with our vendors, issuing purchase orders, coordinating deliveries, and communicating timelines to internal customers. We prefer that you are proficient in informational flow and communication, which are necessary to succeed at a smaller, technical organization. You will support all organizational groups while facilitating engineering goals.
Colorado law requires us to tell you the base compensation range of this role, which is $80,000 - $120,000, determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. What we can’t quantify for you are the exciting challenges, supportive team, and amazing culture we enjoy. Click here for more information about our awesome benefits.


We’re an equal opportunity employer. You will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

No outside recruiters please.


As a U.S. government contractor, Ursa Major is subject to President Biden’s September 9, 2021 Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors requiring federal contractors to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19. As such, Ursa Major requires employees to either show proof of vaccination or demonstrate an exemption for medical or religious reasons by December 8, 2021. Per the executive order, “fully vaccinated” means two weeks after a final dose of a one- or two-dose COVID-19 vaccine approved for regular or emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or World Health Organization.
  • You will create purchase orders per company procurement requests.
  • You will coordinate tracking and delivery and regularly communicate the status of open purchase orders.
  • You will provide updates to internal customers on estimated delivery dates and will expedite deliveries as necessary.
  • You will establish non-disclosure agreements and payment terms with new suppliers.
  • You will input contact details and notes into our vendor management system
  • You will establish relationships and build rapport with our suppliers, working with them to ensure prompt delivery and the best rates.
  • 5+ years experience sourcing aerospace hardware
  • Working knowledge of GD&T
  • AS9100 experience
  • Experience in procurement, supply chain, or logistics.
  • Experience in hardware-centered production environment (experience purchasing for an aerospace or industrial company is a plus).
  • Experience closing out projects.
  • Experience with modern ERP systems (experience with Odoo is a plus)
  • Experience communicating both verbally and in writing.
Benefits Include
  • Unlimited PTO - Vacation, Sick, Personal, and Bereavement
  • Paid maternity/paternity/adoptive leave
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance; LTD & STD; Life and AD&D
  • Retirement Savings Plan - Traditional 401(k) and a Roth 401(k)
  • Company stock options

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