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Buyer - Temporary

World View Enterprises

World View Enterprises

Accounting & Finance
Tucson, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Buyer – Contract

Tucson, AZ

Company Overview

World View is on a mission to inspire, create, and explore new perspectives for a radically improved future by helping humanity respect and conserve all life on Earth. As a leader in the burgeoning stratospheric exploration space, we have been leading groundbreaking stratospheric flight for over 6 years. Using advanced stratospheric balloon technology, our stratospheric remote sensing capabilities are trusted by NASA, NOAA and other government and commercial enterprises. And, with our space tourism and exploration business promising a truly unique space tourism experience unlike anything else on the market, World View is poised for massive growth. To learn more about World View, visit

Job Description

At World View we have an opening for a Buyer to join our Supply Chain team as a contract employee. You will be working primarily on procurement, and vendor management. You will play a key role in supporting our efforts as we expand our Remote Sensing and Space Tourism initiative.

Role Responsibilities

  • Purchasing raw materials, parts, assemblies, equipment, supplies, and services at the most favorable price consistent with quality, quantity, delivery, and other factors
  • Follow-up with suppliers. Acts as intermediary between vendors and internal customers to resolve fabrication, cost, and schedule issues, to satisfy customers
  • Places purchase orders in MRP for production, non-production, and service items with approved suppliers
  • Issues requests for quotations to suppliers on new parts and established parts to get competitive bids and updated pricing and delivery schedules

Reviews open order status, incorporating changes (expediting, reducing, increasing, canceling) as they occur

Track multiple procurements by supplier and manage supplier improvement.

Works with the receiving department and quality assurance department to resolve PO's on suspense for documentation and quality discrepancies

All other duties as assigned.


3+ years of Procurement experience.

  • 3+ years relevant experience in Supply Chain or Procurement Role (military specifications, off the shelf, make to print)
  • General knowledge of FAR/DFARS Government Procurement regulation
  • Ability work in cross functional settings with Engineering, Planning, Programs, and Quality
  • Knowledge of FAA Requirements

Please note that this is a temporary/contract role and not a direct hire opportunity.

Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

World View is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices based on race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.