·      Develop, adapt and implement the systems, processes and procedures for logistics, material handling, receiving, and tracking for a start-up launch systems company

·      Direct production and inventory control, shipping and receiving, and materials storage

·      Maintain and ensure accuracy of the inventory system including managing warehouse, receiving of inbound material, and tracking and tagging materials 

·      Manage and monitor storage of purchased parts, sub-assemblies and finished goods

·      Implement quality control to ensure supplies and materials are purchased according to specifications via receiving inspections, document retention and traceability

·      Identify and address supply chain risks and opportunities, fostering strong relationships with key suppliers

·      Establish procedures for conducting and valuing physical inventory

·      Develop processes, implement and manage outbound logistics to include Packaging/Marking, and shipment of hazardous/energetic materials

·      Segregate material and tooling based on procurement contract and Government Property rules as applicable including proper storage, use and disposition of government or customer owned property

·      Implement approved FAR government property system as applicable


·      5 years of directly leading materials management and procurement department for manufacturing or production site

·      BA or BS in Business Administration or relevant degree

·      Outstanding organizational skills to plan, direct, manage, and oversee the activities and operations including inventory control and purchasing, database development and contract administration

·      Supply chain and inventory management systems required

·      Knowledge of hazardous material shipping regulations and processes

·      Defense industry or background a plus

·      Understanding of forecasting and budgeting

·      Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and materials management system(s)


General Requirements

Must be a US Citizen.  May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level.  Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information; having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

We are a Covid-19 Vaccine Mandated Employer

Additionally, we are looking for someone energetic, flexible, and adaptable, who is enthusiastic about being an integral part of a highly competent and successful team.  

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.


General Disclosure

X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc. is based on 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. Whatever your intersection of identities, you are welcome at X-Bow!


This position will be based in  Albuquerque and Socorro New Mexico (travel between both locations will be expected)


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