The Heavy Check Buyer coordinates movement and procurement of materials that are needed to complete aircraft heavy check maintenance, special visit line maintenance, and special maintenance projects.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Processes all daily requests for materials and services for all heavy check locations to include purchase, expedite of repair or coordination of transfers from other locations. Ensures all associated documentation is complete and within policy and procedure. Proactively monitors all contractual and supplier obligations, as well as ensuring all Endeavor audit requirements are maintained.
Provides direction to suppliers to ensure all packaging and shipping conditions are met for specific inventory requirements. Resolves any invoice or receiving discrepancies, as required.
Maintains awareness of various industry economic trends to identify, explore and develop prime and alternate sources for products and services. Ensures the supplier selection process provides optimum quality at the most cost effective price.
Administers and oversees the warranty recovery process for all applicable parts and/or services.
Arbitrates any denied warranty to ensure that the maximum value and recovery is received on a timely basis.
Maintains awareness of applicable airworthiness or maintenance events to capture applicable warranty opportunities. Ensures all warranty goals and audit requirements are met.
Monitors and tracks all purchase/repair/warranty orders to ensure deliveries or awards are made according to established schedules.
Develops and maintains data reflecting suppliers' performance, producing performance reports, as directed.
Monitors all aspects of the supply chain, including overall cycle time, to ensure parts are available when and where they are needed.
May require the monitoring of inventory levels to ensure part availability, balancing required service levels to the company's financial cost. Requirement may include generating requisitions for purchase or initiating the movement of existing inventory to support demand.
Ensures all assigned goals are met within established guidelines and timeframe.
Assists in providing �on the job� training for other department associates.