Lower Carbon Capital
Lower Carbon Capital

Procurement Specialist

Xcimer Energy

Xcimer Energy

Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Xcimer Energy leverages decades of research on Inertial Fusion Energy (IFE) combined with groundbreaking new laser architecture. Our mission is to deploy fusion power plants to meet global decarbonization goals as fast as possible. Xcimer has assembled a team of leaders in tough tech, fusion science, and manufacturing with a track record of rapid execution. Supported by leading investors, Xcimer is uniquely positioned to deliver limitless, clean, fusion power to combat climate change. Join us in powering a better world with inertial fusion!
As a Procurement Specialist, you will play a critical role in supporting our engineering and various other departments by efficiently managing the procurement process. This includes creating purchase orders from purchase requisitions, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of all necessary information, and adherence to the purchasing process checklist. You will also be responsible for the incoming inspection of goods, working closely with vendors for qualification and monitoring of in-process orders. We are looking for our specialists to apply their technical expertise in quality assurance, with familiarity in ISO 9000 or AS9100 standards, and problem solving skills, to positively impact the future of energy!


  • Collaborate with engineering and other departments to accurately create purchase orders from purchase requisitions.
  • Ensure all required information is included in purchase requisitions and that the purchasing process checklist is followed meticulously.
  • Manage the receiving process of goods and services, including the execution of the incoming inspection process to ensure quality and compliance.
  • Engage in vendor qualification processes and perform regular in-process order check-ins to ensure vendor performance and product quality.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of ISO 9000 or AS9100 standards and apply quality management principles to the procurement process.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with vendors, negotiating contracts and prices while ensuring the best quality and service.
  • Address and resolve any issues related to order discrepancies, invoices, and payment processes in collaboration with the finance department.
  • Stay informed of market trends, supplier capabilities, and advancements in procurement technology to drive efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements related to procurement activities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in procurement, supply chain management, or a similar role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Familiarity with quality management systems and standards, specifically ISO 9000 or AS9100.
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Problem-solving mindset with a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee of granted asylum


  • Complex integrated hardware experience. Ideally from nuclear, space and defense, or aerospace.
Xcimer Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Xcimer Energy hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Xcimer Energy will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here and here.
Benefits Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave (must be employed at time of birth or adoption), short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 6%. Paid Time Off: 15 days per year based on weekly scheduled hours, 10 paid sick leave, and up to 13 company-paid holidays for all regular employees (including part-time), fixed-term, and interns. Equity will be granted to eligible employees. Equity is designed to allow employees to share in company results and success.