Subcontracts Manager - Composites and Interiors | Supply Chain

South Burlington, VT


At Beta Technologies, together we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture. 

BETA Technologies Inc., is seeking a highly skilled Subcontracts Manager (SCM) to support the development of both strategic and tactical plans for subcontracting and procurement of composite aircraft structures, and aircraft interiors commodities. In this role, you will be responsible for working with various stakeholders to identify needs, develop acquisition strategies, conduct Requests for Proposals (RFP)s, lead negotiations, and manage subsequent contracts. As an SCM leading Aircraft Composites &  Interiors subcontracting and procurement, you will be responsible for the management of supplier cost and schedule. A successful candidate will be a team player with an exceptional ability to multitask and manage multiple competing priorities. 

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Participate in the generation of Statements of Work (SoW).
  • Lead the development of Request for Proposal (RFP) packages.
  • Lead the source selection process.
  • Negotiate various contractual agreements, including comprehensive long-term agreements.
  • Manage supplier performance throughout the lifecycle of the contract.
  • Mentor and act as a point of elevation for junior supply chain members.
  • Act as a commercial authority on behalf of the company, signing agreements as delegated. 
  • Prepare formal communication to the supply chain.
  • Act as the liaison between internal and external stakeholders.
  • Schedule and lead Program Review Meetings.

  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, or Supply Chain, or the equivalent in work experience.
  • Experience in managing indirect procurement.
  • 10+ years of procurement experience. 
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • Experience in aerospace, space, or defense industry.
  • PMP Certification or other project management experience.
  • Experience in drafting and implementing procurement processes.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • A passion for flight!
  • Inclusivity Statement
    Each of our backgrounds influences how we evaluate our own abilities. Research reveals that BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, those from working-class backgrounds, individuals with disabilities, and other marginalized groups may hesitate to apply for roles if they don't meet all the requirements. Many skills can be learned on the job. If you can envision contributing value to our community and meet most criteria, we encourage you to apply.

    BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.