At Interstellar Lab our mission is to build a future full of life, on Earth and beyond. We believe in a future where technology is enabling humans to live in harmony with nature, a future where biodiversity thrives and expands, a future where terrestrial life become multi-planetary.

To build this future, we design, manufacture and operate controlled-environment biofarms that unleash the power of plants. On Earth and in Space. Our solutions combine Hardware, AI and Bioscience. We use controlled-environment technology to mimic a multitude of conditions to allow plants, fungi and microorganisms to grow faster and better.

On Earth, we are pioneering molecular and bio-farming, boosting production of nutrients, metabolites and bioactive compounds in plants while providing a sustainable and safe source of plant materials. Our customers are large beauty, perfume, natural ingredients, food&beverage and neutraceuticals companies. To advance space exploration, we work with space agencies and private companies and provide them bio-farming units to grow efficiently food for astronaut and/or conduct research on impact of microgravity on plant molecular composition.

ABOUT THE ROLE 

We're looking for a Procurement Specialist to join our dynamic supply chain team! As a Procurement Specialist, you will play a critical role in securing the materials we need to build the future, ensuring on-time delivery, and achieving the best possible value for our investment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Source and qualify potential suppliers for a variety of materials and components.
  • Negotiate contracts that secure favorable pricing and terms.
  • Manage the procurement process from requisition to goods receipt.
  • Oversee supplier performance and ensure on-time delivery of materials.
  • Maintain strong relationships with key suppliers.
  • Identify and mitigate potential supply chain risks.

PROFILE

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, business, engineering, or a science discipline.
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in procurement, with a proven track record of successful negotiations and cost savings.
  • Strong understanding of procurement principles and best practices.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and procurement software (e.g., SAP, Oracle).
  • Fluency in French and English is required.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Experience in the controlled environment agriculture or aerospace industry.
  • Familiarity or experience working with international logistics

LOCATION

  • Paris, France

Interstellar Lab is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Interstellar Lab does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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