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Iridium Satellite, LLC
Leesburg, VA | Full Time
$44k-59k (estimate)
7 Days Ago
Bill of Materials Coordinator
$44k-59k (estimate)
Full Time 7 Days Ago

Iridium Satellite, LLC is Hiring a Bill of Materials Coordinator Near Leesburg, VA

Company Overview:

Iridium is an award-winning and innovative satellite communications company with bragging rights to the only network that offers voice and data connectivity anywhere in the world. For over 20 years, Iridiums unique network and services have supported critical communications needs for individuals, businesses, and the evolving Internet of Things.

At Iridium, we understand the importance of staying connected and the limitations of traditional communications networks. People across the globe, including first responders, humanitarians, global militaries, scientific researchers, and lone workers, as well as ships, aircraft and remote operations all rely on Iridium to stay connected. We take our responsibility for providing these essential communications very seriously and pride ourselves on offering a reliable lifeline when needed. Likewise, Iridium is committed to providing an exciting and innovative workplace, where employees are challenged to think outside the box and collaborate on new, bold ideas and solutions. Our talented teams are passionate about their work and the impact our company makes around the world. Iridium fosters an empowering and inclusive culture that allows employees to genuinely be their best selves. We are looking for others who want to join this truly unique company that celebrates our employees and provides the opportunity to truly make a difference in the world.

Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities:

What Were Looking For:

If you are looking for a collaborative work environment where youll have the opportunity to be part of a team on the forefront of one of the most advanced satellite constellations in the world, then you will be excited about the Bill of Materials Coordinator opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a Bill of Materials Coordinator, you will play a critical role in the product development and manufacturing process by autonomously creating, maintaining, and optimizing accurate and comprehensive bill of materials for various parts/products. You will thrive in this role if you are detail oriented, excel at collaborating with cross-functional teams and material tracking to provide program visibility to ensure program needs are met within a dynamic growing environment.

Possess an active/current Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active)

What Youll Do:

  • Create, modify, and maintain accurate and consistent multi-level Bills of Material (BOM) and Item Master records to support order management, development builds, material requirements, and cost reporting
  • Be responsible for establishing and maintaining configuration management of BOMs
  • Manage lead times and material availability by identifying the material need dates, order by dates, receipt dates, and material decision points to be included in project schedules; including forecasting and reservation based on development schedule
  • Ensure engineering changes, procurement or supplier changes, price increases, and general updates are accurately captured and maintained in BOMs
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the cost and schedule impacts resulting from changes in the BOMs, and communicate associated impacts and variances with appropriate stakeholders
  • Actively engage in cross functional communication to ensure accuracy and timely creation and maintenance of BOMs and product information
  • Work independently to generate reports and documentation for internal and external use as needed
  • Ensure month-end and year-end closing and reporting process for Materials Management data/system are properly performed within scheduled timeframes
  • Assure ongoing compliance of material management system with all applicable and current Internal Audit, Compliance, Finance and Materials Management, policies and procedures
  • Be responsible for the development of appropriate data quality controls and generate appropriate reports for use in the monitoring system integrity
  • Participate in cross-functional improvement initiatives to enhance processes related to BOM management and product development
Experience & Education Requirements / EEO:

What Youll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Mangement, or Business Management or related field OR equivalent relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • 8 years of relevant experience in Engineering or Materials Management within an Engineering Development and Manufacturing Organization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, e.g. Excel spreadsheets including formulas, sorting large amounts of data, and printing
  • Familiarity with automated procurement and inventory control systems, familiarity with Core Integrator Software is a plus, with ability to support a manual process and systems
  • Proficient knowledge and utilization of hardware and software
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to clearly convey products, deliverables, analyses, and/or issues to groups outside of your team or those who are unfamiliar with the topic
  • Have confidence and be able to easily build relationships with leadership and colleagues outside of your team
  • Possess an analytical mindset, with the ability to understand a situation or problem and think critically to make decisions and come up with out-of-the-box solutions
  • Be proactive in providing feedback and be enthusiastic in sharing your knowledge with others
  • Capable of prioritizing your own tasks and potentially the tasks of others while making sure deadlines are met
  • Ability to perform in a continually changing environment

Things That Would be Great if You Brought to the Table:

  • Supply Chain and/or Materials Management Experience
  • Familiarity with Earned Value Management

Well also need you to :

  • Be able to travel up to 10%
  • Be a US Citizen

Work Environment:

This position primarily works in the company office or in a home office. The position is largely sedentary with the majority of the position sitting in a chair and working with a computer. The role uses basic office equipment including a phone, video, computer, keyboard, mouse and printer. For in person meetings, this position will need to be able stand, walk within the office and climb stairs on occasion.

Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.

Job Summary


Full Time


$44k-59k (estimate)







Mclean, VA





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