The A/C Spares Purchasing Officer is responsible for processing orders related to aircraft spares and services in compliance with airworthiness requirements, policies and procedures, from approved sources at the most competitive price and expeditiously to meet the timely operational needs of PF. Coordinates the procurement to pay cycle including logistics, customs duty exemption and clearance, export/import requirements material handling and delivery at site when required.
Reviews all orders processed by the Materials Section outsourced to Royal Jet prior to approval, to ensure compliance to airworthiness requirements, policies and procedures, from approved sources at the most competitive price including overseeing / monitoring the procurement activities of Materials section.
Responsible for processing Purchasing Requests (PR) mainly for non aircraft related materials, spares and services in adherence to PF policies and procedure to ensure the right quality, as per the specifications and timelines required at the most competitive and cost effective price, in safe and secured manner.
Prepares updates ERP / TRAX, monitors and follows up on orders; ensures alignment with approved budget, timely and accurate fulfillment of all PF requirements.
Coordinates with LAE s/Fleet Maint. Manager/MMC and RJ AOG desk for AOG requirement when required.
Liaises with users to understand needs for proper specification of materials and scope of work, sources material and services required, researches and recommends for alternates as required.
Coordinates with users and arranges for warranty repair as required.
Assists in handling process for disposal of scrap / surplus / obsolete aircraft spares inventory.
Solicits quotes, negotiates with suppliers for obtaining best value for money.
Maintains up to date and accurate procurement records for future reference and audit purpose.
May certify DGR shipments to be transported on PF aircrafts as required ensuring compliance with GCAA requirements when required.
Provides input and recommendations on pricing for budgetary purposes to cost center holder; ensures alignment to approved budget.
Seeks continually new better sources of supplies for best cost and quality material and services.
Essential: Diploma in Materials Management
Essential: Aviation Dangerous Goods Regulations License
Certified Purchasing Professional
Experience & Knowledge:
Essential: 5 years experience in Aviation Spares Procurement and Logistics, Repair & warranty and AOG Desk in an Airline Industry with good knowledge of Airworthiness requirements of aircraft materials and related issues.
Essential: Fluent Oral and written English
Basic Computer skills
Desirable: Oral and Written Arabic
Written & Oral Communication
Planning & Organizational Skills