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Jacobs Expeditor in Houston, Texas

Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!

We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

We are looking for an Expeditor to join our team. Do you have the following skills?

The selected candidate will:

  • Support the Contracts & Subcontracts Manager with daily administrative tasks.

  • Assist the buying team with purchase order administration.

  • Utilize the system management tools and enterprise management systems for performing duties.

  • Responsible for performing the daily expediting of open orders and monitoring the expeditor communication protocols.

  • Work with the Buyers to resolve purchase order issues

  • Point of contact for purchase requisition status and address questions or issues that arise.

  • Organize purchase requisition and order documentation as needed.

  • Provide support, tracking, and training to users on the company’s electronic purchasing system.

  • Coordinate with Project personnel on a frequent basis related to procurement activity and schedules

  • Assist with special projects as assigned including the awarding of micro purchase orders and credit card orders

  • Participate in Small Business outreach efforts as required.

  • Actively communicate with internal requesters and buyers regarding past due orders and other schedule issues.

  • Monitor, coordinate, and perform file maintenance and organization, including record archiving and data organization

  • Perform resolution of Receiving Variance Notices (RVNs) and coordinate effort with the other Expeditors, Receiving department and Buyers.

  • Produce activity metrics, credit card reconciliation and vendor ID processing

  • Participate in the development and administration of blanket and basic ordering agreements

  • Perform unfilled order status and communicate with internal Requesters.

  • Generate ad hoc status reports as needed for project status

  • Perform other duties as required.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education/Knowledge/Skills:

  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and a minimum of 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with a history of effectively interacting with internal and external customers.

  • Strong organizational skills, professionalism, and attention to detail.


  • Administrative experience in a business-related field, such as procurement or accounting, particularly within the NASA environment.

  • Experience with Maximo

Why Work on Our Team?

Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do! Come join our team and be part of our future. We look forward to seeing you!

See What We Do (https://app.frame.io/presentations/225c1d41-60d8-58cc-bf8c-fd204fb246d9)

Jacobs Aerospace Solutions Overview

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In addition to exciting career opportunities, we also have:

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth

  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)

  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)

  • Much, much more!

For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center, please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com

  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.

  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of time).

Equipment and Machines

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).


Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.