Purchasing Manager - NanoAvionics

Purchasing Manager


Vilnius (Lithuania)


Production & Manufacturing

Join the NanoAvionics Procurement department and be a part of the new space team! NanoAvionics is looking for a thorough, responsible, and detail-oriented colleague who will take care of every day procurement needs. This role consists of sourcing, negotiating and buying various components, materials, services used for satellite production in order to meet the company’s operational requirements. In this role you will deal with costs, quality and delivery times of goods to ensure continuity of supply chain. 

As a Purchasing Manager you will:

  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships by partnering and showing professional and consistent approach towards communication to create reliable supply chain
  • Purchase goods, materials, components, or services in line with specified costs, quality and delivery target dates
  • Support procurement and other relevant departments by communicating and helping to solve supply, delivery and quality challenges which may impact ongoing projects
  • Work closely with other colleagues in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements 
  • Analyze purchasing costs, negotiate contracts, review prices and terms with suppliers by monitoring market trends, analyzing competitor strategies and market suppliers
  • Implement best procurement practices and methods in place


We expect you to have:

  • Ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with colleagues and suppliers 
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills 
  • Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Good time management and task prioritizing skills to achieve set targets 
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production and project fulfilment 
  • Able to work well under pressure and handle emergency situations 
  • Strong attention to details and high sense of responsibility 
  • Good verbal and written English skills 
  • Familiarity with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system would be beneficial 


  • Salary starts from 2000 gross/per month
  • The final offer will depend based on the level of competencies and experience


  • Flexible work hours and possibility time to time to work remotely
  • Team events - airsoft, curling, parties, orienteering and much more
  • Quarterly budget for sports – you choose and we got you covered
  • Snacks in the kitchen to fuel your productivity
  • Paid days off if you are not feeling well (2 working days)
  • Workshops, global conferences, industry’s meetups and trainings of your choice (doesn’t matter if you want to be like Han Solo or Luke Skywalker, just tell us which skills you wish to boost)
  • Fully compensated volunteering day per year for your team for a volunteering activity of your choice (1 day per year)
  • Free parking, bike shed, shower, table tennis, mini-football and company merch (the basics, but nice to have)
  • Oh, did we mention space? Possibly it’s your once-in-a-lifetime chance to contribute to a commercial space race!

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