Job Description

All Orbits, All Planets – Join us on our journey

Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

We are hiring for a Procurement Manager to support the Head of Supply Chain to ensure the smooth running of the procurement system. Document and communicate across all stakeholders in an efficient and timely manner whilst adhering to Gilmour Space policies and procedures.

Why you should join our mission:

You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change. This role also offers:

  • Unique opportunity to join a rocket company based on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Experience the buzz of working and contributing towards a rocket launch- Join the team now to be onboard in time for our launch date
  • Work in a passionate, vibrant and welcoming team that’s driven by its culture that emphasizes safety and conducts initiatives such as team BBQs
  • Expand your skills and knowledge into the innovative aerospace industry
  • Easy access from the M1

How you will contribute to our mission in getting Australia to space:

The below is designed to give you an idea of the role you will play. There will be many more exciting and innovative things to do.

  • Develop strategies, policies, and procedures to foster favourable supply agreements and robust supplier relationships.
  • Build and lead a small team, developing work plans and KPIs to achieve team goals.
  • Contribute to the strategic and operational plans of the Finance team.
  • Develop a procurement framework with associated policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the development, execution, and enhancement of procurement strategies across all purchasing channels.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on contract negotiations, supplier preferences, and service level agreements.
  • Conduct research and analysis into market conditions, procurement issues, and best practices.
  • Accurately record, report, interpret, and analyse expenditure data, identifying opportunities for improvement and monitoring storage and distribution transactions 

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain, or other technical discipline
  • 5 + years of Procurement experience
  • 2 years of experience in a leadership role
  • NV1 Security Clearance eligible preferred

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Technical knowledge in a commodity – For example, raw materials, manufacturing, etc.
  • Experience in sourcing from a global supply base using various contractual models.
  • Proven success working on cross-functional new product introduction projects, completing cost models, and negotiating.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems and purchasing/planning functions.
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve technical, operational, and organizational problems.
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to respond quickly to a fast-moving and ever-changing environment.

How to Apply:

If you are a proactive team player with a passion to get Australia to space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter or head to our website: CAREER | Gilmour Space Technologies | Rocket launch provider ( 

Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions.

This role ranges from $90,000 – $100,000