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PSA Airlines
Location: Ohio, United States
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Senior Manager
Inventory Planning and Sourcing Manager
Reports to:
Director of Supply Chain Operations
Employment Status:
Date Created or Reviewed:
October 15, 2016
Summary/Objective:  The Inventory Planning and Sourcing Manager is responsible for the establishment of aircraft component and material inventory levels throughout the maintenance organization.   Responsible for leading a large organization that includes the AOG, supply chain and inventory planning teams. Within these teams, this position will hold ultimate accountability for Loan and Borrow functions, Cycle Count Validation, Freight Cost Analysis, Management of Purchasing, validation of consignment inventory or vendor owned materials.  The Inventory Planning and Sourcing Manager will coordinate procurement efforts with entities outside the company to assure the cost of ownership is optimized and vendor performance is maximized.
Essential Functions:  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ensure team members operate with Safety as a top priority.
  • Lead the team via mentorship, coaching and successor planning with team member growth and development as the resulting outcome.
  • Validate sourcing efforts to include vendor performance regarding purchase order fulfillment, cost containment, and order expectations.
  • Establish strategic initiatives to manage freight costs in conjunction with AOG, Heavy Check, and daily shipping activity throughout the organization.
  • Develop and establish methodology and philosophy for the placement of inventory and associated sparing levels throughout the organization.
  • Lead in the formulation of annual provisioning projections based on fleet route structure and activity.
  • Actively seek PMA parts and collaborates with PSA stakeholders and vendors in PMA development.
  • Oversee the Loans and Borrows program to optimize inventory and to become a “net lender” where applicable.
  • Develop and implement best practice solutions for inventory audits and cycle counts to include validation of the results and achievement of accuracy goals.
  • Lead the AOG support team to provide 24/7 AOG support for the fleet.
  • Seek cost effective solutions for expendable, consumable, and rotable procurement via the RFP process.
  • Develop and maintain chemical management program and Hazmat Disposal including the management of costs associated with each.
  • Responsible for the processing and disposal of scrap and BER material.
  • Other projects as assigned.
Competencies and Knowledge:  The successful candidate should have demonstrated skills in the following:  coaching and mentorship, approachability; time and performance management; strong organizational skills; problem solving; communication skills (verbal and written); ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment; ability to interact with all levels of company personnel, vendors and outside regulatory agencies; professional aptitude; ability to manage multiple projects at one time with time sensitive deadlines and adaptability in an aggressive growth environment.
Supervisory Responsibility:  This is a supervisory position.
Work Environment:  This job operates approximately 95% of the time inside a climate controlled building and approximately 5% of the time outside in all types of weather.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.
Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; bend/stoop; occasionally push/pull and lift weight up to 75 lbs.; use hands to grasp, finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  On rare occasions may be required to crawl, use fine manipulations, kneeling, and repetitive motion.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:  This is a full-time position with an expectation of occasional evening and weekend hours as job duties demand.    
Travel:  Some travel will be expected with this position.
Required Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree in finance, business, supply chain, aviation management, or related field and 5 years of supervisory experience or equivalent combination.  A&P and ISM/APIC’s certifications a plus.   Valid driver’s license.  Ability to speak/read/write in English.  Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office programs.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:  Must be able to obtain airport SIDA badging.
Security Clearance:  All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209 and pre-employment drug testing.
AAP/EEO Statement:  PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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