JetCorp Technical Services Inc, d/b/a Flying Colours Corp
  • 17-Jan-2018 to 28-Feb-2019 (CST)
  • Purchasing
  • Chesterfield, MO, USA
  • Full Time

FLYING COLOURS CORP. was established in 1989 is a global leader in all aspects of aircraft completions & maintenance.  Flying Colours has grown into a leading aviation service provider with concentration in the following areas:

  • Green Completions
  • Refurbishment & Modification
  • Executive Conversions
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Exterior Paint
  • Avionics Upgrade & Installation
  • Engineering & Design

Flying Colours is a factory authorized Bombardier service center.

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY

The Buyer is responsible for the procurement and expediting of rotables, consumables and materials required to meet FCC production schedules as well as the quality and price.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Buyer shall be responsible for, but not limited to, the following job tasks:

  • Manage and coordinate manufactured components from outside suppliers in accordance to the Master Production Schedule
  • Purchase aircraft hardware, paints, and building supplies and related requirements to support the manufacturing process
  • Obtain quotes, prepare price analysis and recommendations
  • Identify cost savings, negotiate prices and delivery terms
  • Liaise with various departments including Program Management, Sales, Planning, Maintenance and Interior Completions
  • Manage order points, inventory levels and lead times to identify and lead action required to reduce and improve
  • Discuss unacceptable or inferior quality materials with inspection or quality control departments and take corrective action with suppliers
  • Develop new suppliers as required
  • All other duties as assigned

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Regular periods during which physical effort is required, e.g., walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
  • Exposure to factors such as temperature variations/extremes, moderately loud noise, fumes, moving machinery, humidity, toxic materials which may cause periods of discomfort.
  • Frequent need to give concentrated attention, either hearing, seeing, visualizing, drafting, to what is happening and work being performed.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  •  Post-secondary diploma/degree in Business Administration, Operations Management or equivalent;
  • Minimum 3 years purchasing experience in corporate aerospace and manufacturing environment.

SKILLS/COMPENTENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Teambuilding/Teamwork
  • Problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication
  • Negotiating Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management
  • Managing Projects and Processes
  • Achievement Oriented
  • Sense of urgency
  • Productive in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to take on new assignments as required
  • Must work under deadlines and related stresses in a timely manner
  • Must be able to handle various personnel and other situations as they arise in a professional manner
  • Ability to work overtime/weekends on occasion

Please note:  The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be considered as a conclusive description of all work required in the job.

Flying Colours Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer

JetCorp Technical Services Inc, d/b/a Flying Colours Corp
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