Purchases parts for hangar operations for customer aircraft, which typically require immediate delivery.Complies with all CASL requirements.Purchases equipment, tooling, and/or supplies for department requestors as needed.Ensures compliance with required approvals.Obtains price quotes from vendors a

Procurement Specialist

StandardAero • 
Augusta, Georgia, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
  • Purchases parts for hangar operations for customer aircraft, which typically require immediate delivery.
  • Complies with all CASL requirements.
  • Purchases equipment, tooling, and/or supplies for department requestors as needed.
  • Ensures compliance with required approvals.
  • Obtains price quotes from vendors as required by departments and/or facility customers.
  • Meets with and/or visits vendors to stay abreast of all buying opportunities and options available to the Facility.
  • Expedites orders as required to ensure that deliveries are received within appropriate timeframes.
  • Communicates daily status of all open purchase orders for production.
  • Researches and resolves all purchasing/receiving problems related to a purchase order that are initiated by Purchase department.
  • Ensures that all Accounts Payable problems are resolved on a daily basis.
  • Processes purchase orders through the system.
  • Obtains MSDS and approvals as required for HAZMAT purchases.
  • Complies with all StandardAero procurement policies and procedures.
  • Performs at least two (2) sources bids per year.
  • Performs other duties as required by the Department Manager.
Job Requirements:
  • High school diploma required. 4-year business degree or 2-year program with equivalent experience
  • Must have 5-7 years directly-related experience.
  • Must have excellent verbal listening communication skills, as well as a sales/negotiating aptitude.
  • Must be capable of researching information on the internet.
  • Experienced making buying decisions and negotiating price.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize critical items and resourceful in looking for alternatives to solve sourcing problems.
  • Experienced analyzing multiple data points and making sound decisions based on that information.
  • Able to give guidance to Customer Project Managers and mechanics on materials, in preparation for discussions with the customers.
  • Strong attention to detail, especially regarding pricing, purchase orders, following up on parts and filling out required paperwork.
  • Demonstrated customer focus and experience with vendors. Proven track record in getting results, and developing successful relationships behind-the-scenes with internal customers to ensure on time customer delivery dates.
  • Possesses a strong sense of ethics, especially when dealing with pricing and purchasing.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills. Must be able to skillfully multi-task and handle multiple face-to-face interactions at once with external and internal customers.
  • Possesses basic computer skills in Excel, Word, and internet research. Must be able to learn how to navigate successfully in the OEM’s online ordering system.
  • Demonstrated ability of being highly organized when working with multiple vendors.
  • Must be a team player, willing to identify and solve problems while working together.
Physical requirements
  • Must be able to speak clearly and intelligibly on the telephone and in person.
  • Must be able to manipulate a telephone and computer.
  • Must be able to walk around the facility and bend to retrieve parts and/or files.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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