Airport, Operations, Management, Office, operations

Director - Material Services - Aviation

Last updated: 2 weeks ago
Expires: 1 week from now
Job Role:
Airport, Operations, Management, Office, operations
Aircraft type:
Airbus A320 Family
United States

Job description

CAE Parc Aviation are proud to work with our client, a low cost U.S. carrier, in their search for a strategic Director of Materials


Job Purpose

Develop and execute strategies to optimize the procurement and management of aircraft parts, materials, and maintenance-related services. Manage the company's parts and maintenance services procurement, component repair, and parts sales.


Job Duties:

  • Provide leadership to Material Services, Materials Planning, Technical Purchasing, and Aircraft Parts Repair Management functions.
  • Materials Planning: Model future requirements for inventory by item and location to assure the appropriate quantity and dispersion of parts, materials, and other supplies to support the operation.
  • Technical Purchasing: Negotiate larger item purchases and services contracts.
  • Materials Services: Coordinate parts needs with maintenance shift managers.
  • Aircraft Parts Repair Management: Manages vendors and cycle times to assure a supply of high-quality rotatable components sufficient to meet the requirements of aircraft maintenance.
  • Oversee the preparation of budgets, monitor monthly activity, and report on results.
  • Interface with the Directors of Maintenance, Heavy Maintenance, Quality, and Reliability to assure the efficacy of planning decisions.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Previous Aviation leadership roles in operations management and/or materials planning with experience in analytical modeling and/or programming are most desirable. Financial and/or vendor management with negotiation experience is also a plus.
  • Strong intellect and aptitude desired, along with the ability to manage multiple and varied activities.
  • Good leadership and people management skills, effective communication skills, and an ability to prioritize and effectively problem solve.
  • Must have the right to work and live in the U.S.
  • Must be prepared to undergo a criminal background check if successful
  • Some travel may be a requirement of the role.


Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, see, reach, stoop, kneel, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer, keyboard, printer, and phone. May be required to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 20 lbs. May be required to work various shifts/days in a 24-hour situation. Regular attendance is a requirement of the role. Exposure to moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones, printers, and foot traffic), temperature, and light fluctuations.


Full Time Benefits:

  • Profit Sharing
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/ Disability Insurance
  • 401K with an employer match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flight Benefits
  • Paid vacation, holidays and sick time
  • Competitive salary + bonus + incentives


If you meet the requirements and are interested in being part of this exciting opportunity apply today and one of our consultants will be in touch with the details.

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CAE Parc Aviation are proud to work with our client, a low cost U.S. carrier, in their search for a strategic Director of Materials