Manager Of Purchasing And Repairs

Sun Country Airlines Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 3 days ago

Essential Functions:

  • Adhere to Sun Country Airlines' purchase policies and procedures

  • Streamline order and repair processes

  • Be available for on-call assistance and guidance in support of AOG part procurement

  • Source, negotiate, and procure products and services including inventory and non-inventory purchases

  • Track material for AOG, MEL, NEF, and MTI part requirements

  • Coordinate part arrival with Planning and Maintenance to assure that defects are cleared as quickly as possible

  • Generate and monitor open order reports to ensure vendors meet required delivery dates

  • Analyze reorder requisitions and inventory levels, factoring in vendor lead times and product demands to determine reorder levels. Ensure product availability and minimize inventory and transportation costs

  • Monitor loan activity to ensure all loans are processed and returned expeditiously

  • Monitor supplier performance and communicate regularly to ensure they are meeting the needs of Sun Country Airlines

  • Evaluate vendor quotes, turn times, and services to determine most desirable suppliers

  • Manage and approve repair quotes while analyzing quotes for possible BER determination and scrap.

  • Ensure Sun Country Airlines' scrap policy is followed and initiate scrap replacement requisitions, as required, to replenish repairable and rotable inventory.

  • Research and oversee warranty claims on all rotable and expendable component purchases, removals, repairs, and exchanges. Negotiate and expedite favorable settlement for all claims

  • Follow-up with accounting to ensure proper credit is applied

  • Conduct all tasks in a safe and efficient manner complying with all local, state, and federal safety and health regulatory requirements, programmatic standards, and with any internal policies and procedures identified by Sun Country Airlines

  • Perform other functions as assigned by the Director Materials

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervisory Responsibility: Buyers and Repair Coordinators

Travel: As needed to fulfill MN Airlines d/b/a Sun Country Airlines operational needs.

Required Education and Experience:

  • B.S. or B.A. degree in Aviation Management, Business, Supply Chain or related major preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Purchasing / Repairs Management with airline experience preferred or equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Directs, coordinates and oversees organization's purchasing and repair management policies, objectives, and initiatives.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability.

  • Ability to perform independently and deliver results to the requisite quality and timeline metrics.

  • Excellent communication, organization, and problem solving skills.

  • High level negotiation, analytical, communication, and presentation skills.

  • Sound judgment and decision making skills.

  • Ability to exercise discretion with sensitive and confidential information.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and collaborate with others in a professional manner.

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Manager Of Purchasing And Repairs

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