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Buyer (Pending Contract Award)


AAR Aircraft & Engine Group
Location: Miami
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Sales & Purchasing
Category: Buyer Jobs
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SUMMARY

Will ensure that AAR is receiving the
best overall price and continues to build strong relationships with the company’s
vendors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Check requisitions as necessary for any
inbound part.
* Develop a strong relationship with all
vendors and ensure that AAR is getting the best possible price.
* Get quotes on goods, services, and parts
to determine if AAR is receiving the best possible price.
* Solicit bids, analyze those quotes, and
recommend to Management who is the best overall vendor, looking at price,
reputations, etc.
* Travel may be required.
* Full knowledge of AAR policies and
procedures.
* Experience with:

* All paperwork related and necessary of
the parts and ensure that it meets AARs quality requirement.
* Expedites and monitors materials
shipments from freight forwarders and suppliers to ensure prompt delivery
* Liaise and provide prompt feedback with
internal and external customers in a timely manner
* Follow Up and coordinate all material
discrepancies and payment issues with vendor, product lines and accounts
payable.
* All other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES

* Commitment to company values and ethics
* Dependability: personally responsible,
completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately
* Motivation: must maintain a positive
attitude and strong work energy
* Organization: very detail oriented and
always comes prepared
* Communication: excellent interpersonal
and oral and written communication skills
* Time management: ability to organize and
manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and
pressure
* Negotiating skills: must have confidence
and the ability to be persuasive and assertive

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

* Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or
Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or
eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of
education and experience.
* Emphasis in Logistic and Supply Chain
Management or Business Administration preferred
* Aviation experience preferred
* PC literate (Word, Excel, Access)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work
environment characteristics described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.

While performing the duties of this job,
the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move
about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an
office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business
environment.

Job
: Purchasing

Primary Location
: United States-Florida-Miami- Aircraft Services

Schedule
: Full-time

Overtime Status
: Non-exempt

AAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
SUMMARY

Will ensure that AAR is receiving the
best overall price and continues to build strong relationships with the company’s
vendors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Check requisitions as necessary for any
inbound part.
* Develop a strong relationship with all
vendors and ensure that AAR is getting the best possible price.
* Get quotes on goods, services, and parts
to determine if AAR is receiving the best possible price.
* Solicit bids, analyze those quotes, and
recommend to Management who is the best overall vendor, looking at price,
reputations, etc.
* Travel may be required.
* Full knowledge of AAR policies and
procedures.
* Experience with:

* All paperwork related and necessary of
the parts and ensure that it meets AARs quality requirement.
* Expedites and monitors materials
shipments from freight forwarders and suppliers to ensure prompt delivery
* Liaise and provide prompt feedback with
internal and external customers in a timely manner
* Follow Up and coordinate all material
discrepancies and payment issues with vendor, product lines and accounts
payable.
* All other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES

* Commitment to company values and ethics
* Dependability: personally responsible,
completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately
* Motivation: must maintain a positive
attitude and strong work energy
* Organization: very detail oriented and
always comes prepared
* Communication: excellent interpersonal
and oral and written communication skills
* Time management: ability to organize and
manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and
pressure
* Negotiating skills: must have confidence
and the ability to be persuasive and assertive

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

* Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or
Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or
eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of
education and experience.
* Emphasis in Logistic and Supply Chain
Management or Business Administration preferred
* Aviation experience preferred
* PC literate (Word, Excel, Access)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work
environment characteristics described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.

While performing the duties of this job,
the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move
about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an
office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business
environment.

Job
: Purchasing

Primary Location
: United States-Florida-Miami- Aircraft Services

Schedule
: Full-time

Overtime Status
: Non-exempt

AAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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