Your space-enabled career begins here

Space-based technologies are the building blocks of these pillars of innovation:

Search for credible job opportunities with top entrepreneurial space companies.

Sourcing Coordinator



Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

At Vast, our mission is to contribute to a future where billions of people are living and thriving in space. We are building artificial gravity space stations, allowing long-term stays in space without the adverse effects of zero-gravity. Our initial crewed space habitat will be Haven-1, scheduled to be the world’s first commercial space station when it launches into low earth orbit in August 2025. Our team is all-in, committed to executing our mission safely and on time. If you want to work with the most talented people on Earth furthering space exploration for humanity, come join us.

Vast is looking for a Sourcing Coordinator, reporting to the Manager, Global Sourcing, to support the development of the systems that will be required for the design and build of artificial-gravity human-rated space stations. This will be a full-time, non-exempt position located in our Long Beach location.


  • Manage and serve as primary point of contact for Supplier Onboarding.
  • Provide purchase order routing based on company purchasing authority limits.
  • Support indirect purchases and support business operations team.
  • Tackle high volume data entry and data migration Manage and drive supplier issue ticket resolution, RMA processing and billing/AP discrepancies.
  • Consumable procurement such as endmills, tooling for machining/additive etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business or Engineering or Business-related field.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Remarkable problem-solving skills with a bias for speed.
  • Quick learner and ability to prioritize appropriately to meet customer and company needs.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Effective written, verbal, and presentation communication skills.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to travel when needed.
  • Willingness to work overtime, or weekends to support critical mission milestones.
Salary Range: California
$21.79$29.47 USD
Base salary will vary depending on job-related knowledge, education, skills, experience, business needs, and market demand. Salary is just one component of our comprehensive compensation package. Full-time employees also receive company equity, as well as access to a full suite of compelling benefits and perks, including: 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents, flexible paid time off for exempt staff and up to 15 days of vacation for non-exempt staff, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, free catered meals and snacks and beverages, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, One Medical membership, ClassPass credits, personalized mental healthcare through Spring Health, and other discounts and perks.


The person hired will have access to information and items subject to U.S. export controls, and therefore, must either be a “U.S. person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.62 or otherwise eligible for deemed export licensing. This status includes U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents (green card holders), and asylees and refugees with such status granted, not pending.


Vast is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Vast is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.