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Senior Manager, Supply Chain & Logistics



Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of Space Exploration. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin’s vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

The Senior Manager, Supply Chain and Logistics (SCM) will own supply chain performance within a Blue Origin Program and is accountable and responsible to define program goals, manage risk, manage schedule and support escalations and problem solving. This role will lead a team of Supply Chain professionals and collaborate with other supply chain and logistics functions to ensure the success of their programs. Frequent reporting to Business Unit Element leadership and Senior Management is required.

Responsibilities of this role include understanding the product structure, key objectives, budgets, and schedules of the programs they support. They ensure all Supply Chain functions are executing plans to achieve those targets, track progress, and develop mitigations where performance is not aligned with expectations. This role will ensure the placement and receipt of all material requirements to meet those strategies and plans in support of program requirements including complete material management and ownership (schedule, cost and Material EAC).

Key candidate attributes to facilitate success in this role include influencing, facilitation, presentation, communication, process development, analysis, and problem solving. Key candidates for this role will be comfortable working and directing small teams in ambiguous, dynamic environments as well as in cross-functional teams. We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!


  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of experience, Master's degree with 7 years of experience in Engineering, related technical fields, Supply Chain Management, or related industry experience.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage high performance team, including hiring and performance management responsibilities.
  • Superior communication skills (written and verbal), leadership abilities, negotiation skills and the ability to collaborate in a cross functional environment are required to perform in this position.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate new ideas with internal and external partners.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills developed from contracts, proposal management, supplier management, capture management or similar negotiating activities.
  • Track record of working in an ambiguous environment and ability to define processes that can scale
  • Occasional travel required (up to 25%)
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Strong ability to review product structure (Bill of Materials), identify long lead and high risk items/systems, and craft Supply Chain strategies to meet program objectives.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Supply Chain Management and Program Management


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent project management experience
  • Experience with spacecraft systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge / compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFARS)
  • Experience in assessing proposal compliance (FAR 15.4)
  • Experienced supporting DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) events.

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $144,078-$201,709

Other site ranges may differ

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.

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