HeavyAero Maintenance Centre is an aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul company priding itself on being a trusted partner within the aircraft maintenance industry.
We are offering an exciting employment opportunity for a casual/part-time Junior Buyer/Stores Clerk, with the prospect of the position becoming full-time. We are seeking a candidate who wants the opportunity to grow with our company and be an integral part of our success. We will provide you a professional and safe work environment and will encourage your advancement within our operations.
This position is responsible to the PRM for the cost-effective purchasing and inventory management of aircraft materials, components & equipment based on the maintenance planning activities. This is attained using effective purchasing processes, inventory balancing and efficiency enhancements, while ensuring excellent vendor relations.
Roles and Responsibilities
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Act as the primary contact for aircraft parts and inventory
Create and track purchase orders
Source required parts and make vendor recommendations
Assist with vendor negotiations to obtain best available pricing while ensuring quality and delivery timelines
Actively search for and maintain knowledge of parts availability within our scope of work through existing and future vendor selections
Assist in qualifying and approving vendors as determined by the need to improve quality of the product and/or lead times
Order required parts in accordance with the Part Requisition process and the Aircraft on Ground (AOG) requirements
Ensure part costs are applied to the correct job and that all costs associated are billed accordingly
Ensure parts are delivered in a timely manner to meet job requirements and meet the appropriate quality and life limits
Communicate with stakeholders regularly on status of all orders and shipments as required
Ensure the certification and traceability are managed in accordance with strict procedures
Ensure customs and shipping documentation is retained in accordance with applicable regulations
Participate in an AOG on-call or shift rotation to support afterhours critical jobs
Maintain regular communication with PRM and provide pro-active status updates
Prepare a Monthly Activity Report identifying buying activity and associated costs
Continually assess operations to optimize the purchasing processes and identify cost reduction opportunities
Act as a Receiving Authority (RA) to perform the receiving inspection of incoming aeronautical products in accordance with MPM requirements
Accurately track the receipt or distribution of material, equipment, merchandise or supplies to determine inventory and follow-up on discrepancies
Ensure timely and accurate data is entered into the Maintenance Software (Procurement Systems)
Ensure physical inventory counts are found to be accurate to inventory records and verify quantities provided
As required, work with vendors and customers on RMAs/Returns
Ensure all dangerous goods are handled in accordance with all applicable regulations
Ensure Safety Data Sheet s available/provided for items considered hazardous substances
Provide labels for decanted products
Ensure that parts and components removed for troubleshooting are handled appropriately and suitably segregated from serviceable items (quarantined)
Monitor and control applicable tooling and shelf-life sensitive materials in accordance with the MPM
Keep a safe, clean, and organized work area
Drive company vehicle as required
Perform other related activities, as necessary or as assigned by management
Actively participate in the HeavyAero Safety Management System and Quality Assurance programs
Respect and uphold all the Company policies, procedures & performance expectations
Candidates must have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude. You will require knowledge of aircraft materials and parts and a strong understanding of the regulations governing their acceptance for certified aircraft and the process of quarantine action.
- Strong organizational skills
Ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve
Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
Professional and positive attitude
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work well with other individuals throughout the organization
Possess strong knowledge of aircraft parts
- Minimum three (3) years of experience in aviation and/or inventory management
Experience with a computerized inventory system
Knowledge of Maintenance software and QuickBooks is considered an asset.
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Must be able to acquire and maintain a Restricted Airside Identification Card (RAIC) & driver’s licence
Must have a clean criminal record
- Work may involve minimal exposure to unusual elements such as dirt, dust & fumes & minimal physical risks such as walking around mechanical, chemical, and electrical hazards in aircraft hangars
Must be able to meet the physical tasks of the job (e.g. standing, sitting in front of a computer, walking, climbing, pushing, pulling, lifting)
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Personal protective equipment, as defined by the Company, will be provided and must be worn.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and our workplace culture is one where diversity and differences are respected. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, transgender status, marital or family status, disability, age or convictions for which a pardon has been granted
HeavyAero Maintenance would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Reference ID: 2021 Jr. Buyer/Stores Clerk