About Bridger Aerospace

Bridger Aerospace is an aerial firefighting company based in Belgrade, Montana, located at the Bozeman Yellowstone Airport (KBZN). It was founded in 2014 to support front-line firefighters with world-leading technology and aerial fire suppression systems. We have grown from operating a single plane to commanding a significant Air Attack and the largest Super Scooper fleet in the U.S. in less than eight years.

Bridger is a leader in fighting wildfires, specializing in UAS Operations, Air Attack, Fire Suppression, and Aerial Fire-Mapping technologies. Our focus is to provide the most effective and modern capabilities to fight fires from the air. Meeting the needs of the growing threat of economic and environmental damage caused by wildfires and supporting ground-based firefighters is our priority.

About the Role

Bridger Aerospace is seeking a Procurement Manager with a background in procurement and supply chain management. The candidate must be detail oriented, possess excellent organizational skills and be familiar with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. In this position you will manage the procurement for our fleet of aerial firefighting aircraft and mobile repair units (MRU). The candidate will spearhead the procurement process from selecting suppliers to ensuring stock optimization as well as provide guidance on sourcing and the procurement process.

Reports to: Supply Chain Manager

What You’ll Do:

  • Oversee all Purchasing Functions within the company.
  • Acts as the company’s representative in negotiations with suppliers.
  • Convert requisitions to purchase orders and place purchase orders with suppliers and principals.
  • Manage purchase orders, address and resolve issues in a timely manner, keeping internal departments involved.
  • Work with Finance Department on ensuring credit terms are established.
  • Work with Quality Department on ISO compliance and audits as it pertains to the Purchasing department.
  • Maintain strong vendor relationships, track performance and provide vendor feedback.
  • Create and manage team standard processes as well as team metrics to support company growth and internal customer satisfaction.
  • Track and report on key functional metrics to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the purchasing team.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business, Operations, or Supply Chain.
  • 3-5 years of experience in Purchasing, Planning, or Supply Chain preferred.
  • 6-8 years of overall experience.
  • Manager or Supervisor experience.
  • Work independently while contributing to a team environment.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly from past experiences and able to use those experiences in handling new situations.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office and ERP Systems, with strong expertise in Excel.
  • Experience in WinAir and Flight Docs systems preferred.
  • Ability to work overtime and be on rotation for weekend support.

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary and growth opportunities
  • Company performance-based bonus plan
  • Equity stock package
  • Employer funded comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance for employees and their dependents
  • Employer funded life and disability insurance coverage
  • Company HSA, FSA, Dependent Care, 401k, and commuter benefits
  • Continuing education reimbursement

This position is subject to pre-employment essential background check.

This position requires obtainment of an AOA Badge issued by Bozeman-Yellowstone Int’l Airport.

Bridger Aviation Group, LLC. and its family of companies does not discriminate or permit discrimination by any member of its community against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by federal or state law in matters of employment, promotion, services or activities it operates.