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AOG Buyer


Frontier Airlines Inc
Location: Denver, Colorado
Job type: Contract/Locum
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Requisition Number 16-0149
Post Date 6/24/2016
Title AOG Buyer
City Denver
State CO
Description

Denver-based Frontier Airlines is proud to be one of the nation’s premier low cost airlines and our cost-conscious model focuses on offering our passengers ‘Low Fares Done Right’. At Frontier, we are committed not only to providing an affordable, “unbundled” fare that makes air travel accessible to everyone, but also to ensuring that our passengers reach their destination safely, on time, and receive friendly service along the way. Because of our wildly popular model and strong corporate governance, we are experiencing unprecedented growth and always looking for new people to join our team.

The AOG (Aircraft On Ground) Buyer is responsible for supporting Maintenance with critical part requirements to fulfill variable demands that impact the operation of the airline.  This entails sourcing aircraft parts, initiating purchase orders, expediting existing orders and coordinating logistics to meet the immediate requirements(s).  In addition, this position is responsible for planning inventory requirements system-wide that fulfills internal customer needs and general service levels.

  • Continuous follow-up to ensure supplier and delivery commitments are met.
  • Coordinate internal part movements.
  • Maintain detailed records to include all pertinent information for each request.
  • Communicate updates through reports with various departments.
  • Work as a liaison between Purchasing, Stores and the Maintenance Operations Control Center.
  • Proactively monitor loan and borrow activity, MEOL, CDL and NEF item activity, and other key departmental metrics.
  • Proactively review stocking and usage levels.
  • Evaluate inventory requirements and establish proper minimum/maximum and EOQ levels.
  • Identify interchangeable parts and seek Engineering department’s approval for use of such parts.
  • Update part catalog to ensure 100% accuracy.
  • All other duties as reasonable requested by the Sr. Manager, Materials Management.

 

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Previous airline / aviation experience preferred
  • College degree in Business or related field preferred
  • Previous purchasing and/or inventory planning experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-initiative and ability to work independently with little supervision required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position.  Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.

Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Requisition Number 16-0149
Post Date 6/24/2016
Title AOG Buyer
City Denver
State CO
Description

Denver-based Frontier Airlines is proud to be one of the nation’s premier low cost airlines and our cost-conscious model focuses on offering our passengers ‘Low Fares Done Right’. At Frontier, we are committed not only to providing an affordable, “unbundled” fare that makes air travel accessible to everyone, but also to ensuring that our passengers reach their destination safely, on time, and receive friendly service along the way. Because of our wildly popular model and strong corporate governance, we are experiencing unprecedented growth and always looking for new people to join our team.

The AOG (Aircraft On Ground) Buyer is responsible for supporting Maintenance with critical part requirements to fulfill variable demands that impact the operation of the airline.  This entails sourcing aircraft parts, initiating purchase orders, expediting existing orders and coordinating logistics to meet the immediate requirements(s).  In addition, this position is responsible for planning inventory requirements system-wide that fulfills internal customer needs and general service levels.

  • Continuous follow-up to ensure supplier and delivery commitments are met.
  • Coordinate internal part movements.
  • Maintain detailed records to include all pertinent information for each request.
  • Communicate updates through reports with various departments.
  • Work as a liaison between Purchasing, Stores and the Maintenance Operations Control Center.
  • Proactively monitor loan and borrow activity, MEOL, CDL and NEF item activity, and other key departmental metrics.
  • Proactively review stocking and usage levels.
  • Evaluate inventory requirements and establish proper minimum/maximum and EOQ levels.
  • Identify interchangeable parts and seek Engineering department’s approval for use of such parts.
  • Update part catalog to ensure 100% accuracy.
  • All other duties as reasonable requested by the Sr. Manager, Materials Management.

 

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Previous airline / aviation experience preferred
  • College degree in Business or related field preferred
  • Previous purchasing and/or inventory planning experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-initiative and ability to work independently with little supervision required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position.  Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.

Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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