Purchaser/Purchasing

  1. Saint Louis,MO
  2. Sep 08, 2017
  3. Airline/Airport : Aircraft Mechanics
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PURCHASER/PURCHASING
 
The Purchaser will report to the Aviation Stores Manager.  The primary scope is to purchase replenishment parts and materials in accordance with company policies and procedures, and to provide vacation and sick coverage for AOG personnel.  This has the primary responsibility to manage the purchasing for all scheduled block checks to include lease returns.  The purchasing agent will also be responsible for maintaining project management and financial documents/summary.
 
Job Qualifications:
Required:
  • US Citizen or have the legal right to work in the United States
  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Purchasing, Inventory Control, and/or Materials related role OR the equivalent level of experience in a related role such as Aircraft maintenance or Quality
  • Microsoft Office Suite with demonstrated proficiency in Excel 
Preferred:
  • Ability of lift, carry and move light to medium of 10-30 pounds as well as good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of Purchasing, Inventory Control, and Materials management processes
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills.  Self-motivated and can work independently while still keeping a team perspective
  • Must be flexible with respect to work schedule and willing to assist and support others within the company when needed
  • Ability to prioritize competing issues and coordinate resolutions with associated departments

Job Specifics:

  • Purchase replenishment parts and materials in accordance with company policies and procedures, as well as associated material agreements
  • Review Min/Max levels and process purchase orders as required.  Initial provisioning and forecasting of block checks materials
  • Track status of purchase orders and interface with accounting as necessary to ensure 3-way match and processing of orders
  • Develop and maintain positive business relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Identify cost savings opportunities through vendor selections and process development
  • Interface with other applicable departments (Maintenance, Engineering, Finance, Inventory Planning, etc.
  • Vacation and sick coverage for AOG personnel
  • Hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.  Varying shifts and weekends may be required to support AOG functions
  • Other duties as assigned

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