Senior Procurement Partner

| Seattle, WA, USA | Remote | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 88,555-115,478 Annually
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IonQ is developing the world's most powerful full-stack quantum computer based on trapped-ion technology. We are pushing past the limits of classical physics and current supercomputing technology to unlock a new era of computing. Quantum computing has the potential to impact every area of human society for the better. IonQ’s computers will soon redefine industries like medicine, materials science, finance, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cryptography, and more. IonQ is at the forefront of this technological revolution.


We are looking for a Senior Procurement Partner to drive IonQ’s complex procurement process with order and efficiency.  In this role, you’ll be part of a cross-functional team whose mission is to lead IonQ on its journey to build the world’s best quantum computers to solve the world’s most complex problems.  You will work closely with our technical staff to understand and help execute their purchases, and optimize our vendor relationships.  


  • Execute procurement activities in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Source and select suppliers/vendors based on quality, cost, delivery, and service criteria.
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements to ensure favorable terms and conditions.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers/vendors to ensure timely delivery and quality of goods/services.
  • Conduct weekly meetings with key suppliers to review performance, address any issues, and identify opportunities for collaboration and improvement.
  • Process purchase orders and invoices accurately and efficiently.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to ensure alignment of procurement activities with business needs.
  • Conduct regular reviews and analyses of procurement processes to identify areas for improvement.
  • Support commodity leads in strategic sourcing initiatives and supplier relationship management.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements related to procurement activities.
  • Provide guidance and training to internal stakeholders on procurement policies, procedures, and tools.

You’d be a good fit with:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • 3 years of experience in procurement, purchasing, or supply chain management.
  • Strong understanding of procurement processes and best practices.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and procurement software/tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring timely completion of tasks.
  • Proven track record of fostering positive relationships with suppliers/vendors to drive collaborative partnerships.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make informed decisions to optimize procurement processes.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on accuracy in all aspects of procurement activities.
  • Adaptable and proactive approach to problem-solving, with a willingness to take initiative and drive continuous improvement initiatives within the procurement function.

You’d be a great fit with: 

  • Certification in procurement (e.g., CSCP, CPSM) is a plus.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to develop and implement strategic sourcing strategies that align with organizational goals and objectives.
  • In-depth knowledge of industry trends and market dynamics to inform procurement decisions and identify opportunities for cost savings and process enhancements.
  • Proven ability to drive efficiency gains and cost reductions through process optimization and supplier consolidation initiatives.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to lead complex procurement projects from inception to completion.
  • Commitment to staying updated on relevant regulations and compliance standards in the procurement field, ensuring adherence to legal and ethical guidelines.


  • This position is located in our newest facility in Bothell, WA. We are willing to consider a remote option for the right candidate.

The salary range for this position is $88,555 - $115,478.

Our HQ is located in College Park, Maryland and we are a 15 minute metro ride from Washington DC. We are actively building out our recently opened manufacturing and production facility in the Seattle, Washington area. Depending on the position, you may be required to be located in Washington DC, Seattle, Washington or the Toronto, Canada area. However, IonQ will be expanding into additional geographies both domestically and internationally so don’t let this stop you from applying.
At IonQ, we believe in fair treatment, access, opportunity and advancement for all, while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers. We empower employees to thrive by fostering a culture of autonomy, productivity, and respect. We are dedicated to creating an environment  in which any individual can feel welcomed, respected, supported and valued.
We are committed to equity and justice. We welcome different voices and viewpoints and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, and military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

The base pay component of the offer will vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Posted figures are subject to change as new market data becomes available.  The total compensation package may include other elements dependent on the position and level. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. Beyond base pay, total compensation includes a range of health insurance options and other benefits which can be found on our site at Some of our benefits include pet insurance, legal insurance, home internet stipend, a generous PTO plan, parental/adoption leave, 401K, dental and vision plans and paid holidays.
If you are interested in being a part of this team and mission, we encourage you to apply.

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What’s the vibe like in the office?

What jumps out is our teamwork. We are valued for our technical skills as well as how we represent our company values. I love the culture of enthusiasm and camaraderie we have both in our main College Park office, and with our globally remote teams. We cheer each other on, celebrate our wins, and are always working toward the next big dream.
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What projects are you most excited about?

My background is in using the world's fastest supercomputers to develop new materials. What excites me about working for IonQ is that quantum computers can help discover entirely new materials, which would've been unimaginable without our technology! I'm especially passionate about contributing toward clean energy and personalized medicine.
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What does career growth look like on your team?

Our team ranges in experience from recent college hires to highly experienced engineers. Team members quickly move from contributor to leadership roles. Over time, their scope expands from one feature to whole projects. At each stage we make sure our team members are mentored and supported by senior engineers on the team.
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What are IonQ Perks + Benefits

IonQ Benefits Overview

Parental leave
100% paid maternity/paternity/bonding leave for eligible employees.

Health, vision, dental insurance, and an HSA for you and your family.

Flexible time off
We believe in achieving our goals and then taking the vacation we need.

Save in our 401(k) and we'll match up to 5% (vesting over five years).

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Company-sponsored outings
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