Commutair Hiring – Entry Level Purchasing Agent

Website CommutAir

Job Description:

Our purpose is to connect people and communities to the world. Our work has an impact on people’s lives, and we do what it takes to get the job done. We are guided and grounded by our Core4 values: safe, caring, dependable, and efficient. From the flight deck to the finance team, and everyone in between, it takes a coordinated effort to keep our operation running smoothly.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, review and implement vendor agreements associated with material requirements necessary to maintain the Companies aircraft fleet
  • Ensure that purchasing practices, pricing, material quality, and delivery schedules meet Company requirements and are consistently reviewed for cost criteria and savings opportunities
  • Establish and oversee customs broker activities for the clearing of maintenance shipments in and out of the United States
  • Assist in establishing expense parameters for budget purposes and selected accounts for accuracy and variances
  • Develop procedures and coordinate Purchasing support between Maintenance and Finance departments
  • Attend Maintenance Meetings involving interdepartmental coordination, procedures, and/or materials planning use
  • Maintain working knowledge of fleet changes and modifications as they relate to materials requirements necessary to accomplish fleet objectives
  • Ensure departmental compliance regarding FAA regulations, hazardous materials documentation, and Company policies, and procedures
  • Monitor aircraft parts requirements to ensure aircraft schedules are not delayed due to parts shortages
  • Oversee the purchasing, expediting, routing, and communications relating to AOG and critical parts
  • Maintain an awareness of economic and industry challenges that may impact the availability of materials needed to support the aircraft fleet, and provide strategic recommendations to the Sr. Manager of Stores and Purchasing

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a positive and productive attitude
  • Must be able to work Wednesday-Saturday, 6:30 pm-6:30 am
  • Have knowledge in HAZMAT shipping and handling processes
  • Must have knowledge of Company data programs and aviation terminologies
  • Demonstrate the ability & knowledge to perform duties of this position

Qualification & Experience:

  • Knowledge of Company accounting policies and procedures for working with internal & external vendor accounts

Job Details:

Company: CommutAir

Vacancy Type: Full time

Job Location: Albany, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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