Job Summary: This position is responsible for the tactical component procurement analysis and execution, as well as departmental inventory analysis, preparation, and documentation.
Search databases and suppliers for inventory needed to support Customer Service team’s daily demand and Customer Programs Manager backfill requirements. Log quotes in Quantum.
Pro-actively seek companies as new sources of material and/or ones that have excess inventory to sell. Negotiate packages.
Utilize negotiation skills to increase margin on brokered and provisioned material. Track negotiated savings.
Maintain and manage the purchasing “Hold” shelf. Respond to all purchasing related contacts within designated time frame.
Track, report, and request corrective actions for supplier quality issues.
Populate pre-purchase analysis for all engine and aircraft purchase opportunities (including logbook and borescope review)
Complete post teardown analysis (post mortem) within designated timeline; provide feedback to Program Manager for lessons learned review.
Collaborate with supply chain representatives to ensure key components are being repaired as required
Indirectly report to Acquisition team to facilitate engine and aircraft purchase process including but not limited to: business case preparation, document review, contract review, and logistical support.
Under direction of Acquisition team, attend acquisition meetings, perform outreach calls according to defined process and log findings in ACT!
Keep ACT! Acquisition Dashboard updated with status on assigned acquisition opportunities. Provide timely response to Business Development team on requests for information.
Indirectly report to the finance department for all lot performance reviews, inventory analysis and inventory related initiatives
Indirectly report to Quality/Operations to maintain ASA100 compliance in purchasing department
Work with IS/Operations departments to validate, maintain & update report generated fields in Quantum (market prices, list prices, customer specific part price lines, scrap rates, price per cycle, etc.
Update & maintain pre-purchase analysis templates per review schedule.
Manage OEM Manual user access and subscriptions: coordinate with finance to manage subscription purchase.
Create and maintain purchasing work instructions for department.
Monitor Service Bulletins to evaluate impact on current inventory and future purchases; document findings and share findings with team.
Utilize and maintain ACT! Dashboard
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative, collaborative, and friendly working relationships with your team members.
Cross-Functional Reporting Responsibilities – Ability to prioritize and complete cross functional tasks and assignments as assigned in the time requested.
Great communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to interact well with customers / suppliers over the phone and in person.
Ability to coordinate and prioritize projects with competing deadlines.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Excel and Access.
Capable of multi-tasking – demonstrated ability to move between tasks / priorities
Highly motivated with a positive attitude
A high-level attention to detail is required.
A keen focus on continuous improvement.
Education Requirements: Must possess a bachelor’s degree in business or have equivalent work experience
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