Specialist, Material

Full Time | Winnipeg Fort Garry NE University of Manitoba, MANITOBA | 30 days

Job Summary

Full Time

Job Description


StandardAero specializes in engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for business and general aviation, air transport, military aircraft and industrial generation. We employ the highest quality professionals in locations worldwide and are dedicated to enhancing the ownership and operating experience for every customer.

Working directly with the StandardAero team and their vendors, this role provides an excellent opportunity for professional development and growth within the company. The job description provides further details on the responsibilities of the position, and the skills that will be developed.
Duties include:

-Carries out inventory control functions by balancing company goals (cost, quality, and delivery), maintaining and monitoring order boards, maintaining ABC analysis of inventory, monitoring and controlling customer consignment parts, disposing of excess/obsolete inventory, review of reduce to spares and credit memo transactions, and transferring inventory between service centre locations if necessary.
-Plans the purchase of all assigned inventory based on forecasts, Min/Max reports. percentage replacement factors and the alternate parts data file.
-Obtains quotations from vendors to ensure favourable quality, price and delivery terms; researches new products and vendors; provides data to technical staff and assists them in purchasing decisions. Expedites orders to ensure timely delivery of purchases by verifying initial demands and analyzing backorder reports.
-With vendors, staff and management to resolve discrepancies, answer questions and provide guidance and training on inventory systems. Recommends enhancements to material planning systems.
-Controls data integrity of inventory systems by creating and updating item master files, analyzing engineering control changes, monitoring past due purchase orders and work-in-progress, researching inventory discrepancies, verifying and updating alternate parts file, and verifying and updating standard costs and reviews of PPV and IPV.
-Coordinates and monitors the return of damaged goods, arranging for replacements or credits, and documents all transactions.
-Researches and reconciles discrepancies noted during cycle count process.
-Carries out new, used and sub-contract supplier/vendor development for the business unit by sourcing new vendors, negotiating price and delivery terms, administering vendor qualification surveys, and educating suppliers on the material policies and procedures of the business unit.
-Participates in the recommendation of business unit material policy discussions. Exhibits an understanding of complex material/financial situations.
-Reviews and recommends updates to company instructions and material policies and procedures.
-Interacts with Logistics to ensure maximization of freight savings and to communicate priority shipments of incoming materials.
-Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
-Carries out other projects/duties as assigned.

-Strong planning, organizational, analytical, negotiation, interpersonal, decision making, oral and written communication skills.
-Thorough knowledge of inventory control systems
- Thorough knowledge of PC's in the current company operating system environment (e.g. Excel Queries, Access Queries)
-Thorough knowledge of inventory control, purchasing and production management computer systems. (Oracle and SA Menu)
-Bachelors degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent; and/or:
-Three to five (3-5) years experience in an inventory or manufacturing environment
-Enrolled or willing to attend appropriate certification program (SCMP or APICS).


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