Procurement and Logistics Officer

Company Details

Delivering hardware to space. Positioning satellites on orbit.

Dawn Aerospace is seeking a Procurement and Logistics Officer to take ownership of the supply chain for Dawn Aerospace’s in-space propulsion systems. You will also be responsible for the logistics of delivering our products to the customer. Ideally you have a background in Logistics, Supply chain or Operations Management with a keen interest in working in a high-tech environment. This role requires you to learn and understand changing needs as the company grows.

Dawn is looking for highly-skilled team members keen to work in dynamic and challenging environments. You will be given ownership of goals from start-to-finish. You must have the ability and desire to work in a young company. If you want a narrow, thoroughly defined, smooth and routine role, this is not for you. We believe in giving you the tools you need, then getting out of your way.

You take ownership and make things happen. You use creative methods to get things done vastly faster than the average person. You can work with limited instruction and exceed expectations. You are here to make an impact.

What you will do:

  • Centrally coordinate and monitor Dawn Aerospace procurement in the Netherlands.
  • Ensure procurement is conducted in the most effective way for the company.
  • Liaise with suppliers and resolve any issues.
  • Work with Project Managers to ensure technical inventory is stocked and available
  • End-to-end transport of goods between the Netherlands and the New Zealand site.
  • Handle Import of goods from outside EU
  • Ensure successful shipping of customer deliveries anywhere in the world.
  • Implementation of Inventory management
  • Coordinate with your New Zealand colleagues on shared projects and processes

Requirements

  • Diploma/Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations Management or comparable
  • 2 years of experience in a role coordinating logistics and procurement operations
  • Demonstrated experience in managing vendors and suppliers
  • An eye for detail and the ability to maintain a very high level of accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills and the capacity to keep an overview
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proficiency in English, Dutch is a plus
  • Self-starter, fast learner who needs little  direction

Desired skills and experience:

  • Interest in Aerospace and Technology
  • Knowledge of international logistics including import/export regulations and procedures
  • Experience with the implementation of an inventory management system

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