Xtra Aerospace LLC
  • Purchasing
  • Miramar, FL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, STD, LTD, 401k, Vacation, Sick, Holidays

Overview:  Ensure all parts needed for MRO operations are available or acquired in a timely manner to support rapid MRO Turn-Around Time to customer.  Provide MRO Administration team with accurate lead time and cost information. Coordinate and support purchasing activities including request for proposals, purchase orders, receiving discrepancies, invoice discrepancies, supplier development actions, new supplier qualification support, supplier returns and other supply chain management support as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans and execute purchases as required based on system generated requisitions. Including: obtaining purchase order acknowledgements from suppliers
  • Maintains accurate records of all purchasing actions, in compliance with company and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Completes purchase order data entry, change orders, amendments, and other related documentation.
  • Analyzes inventory levels, demand/spend profiles and lead times for components involving purchasing decisions
  • Conducts market analysis, price, and cost modeling activities.
  • Reviews supplier procedures and practices to identify opportunities for cost and schedule improvements. Accountable for significant supplier cost reduction and cost avoidance commitments.
  • Responsible to ensure that suppliers meet targets for quality, delivery, and total cost of acquisition of the products and services the company requires.
  • Maintain inventory and re-order levels utilizing dynamic usage history as a management tool.
  • Maintain adequate floor stock inventory levels.
  • Coordinate and administer MRO subcontract and outside process procurement activities with Vendors insuring on time delivery.
  • Coordinate and administer MRO overhaul exchange parts program. Work closely with Quality, Purchasing and Engineering personnel to insure efficient movement of MRO parts through receiving process.
  • Follow up and monitor status on open purchase orders.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Procurement experience associated with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), AS9100, Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) and Government procurement regulations preferred.
  • Experience purchasing complex aerospace parts (machine/composite/sheet metal parts preferred) required.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret purchase requisitions, RFQ's, and supplier contracts.
  • Knowledge and understanding of leading purchasing practices required.
  • Strong negotiation skills required.
  • Thorough working knowledge of purchasing policies, processes and procedures
  • Exceptional negotiation skills. Advanced customer interface skills.
  • Ability to establish relations with a wide range of personalities, cultural backgrounds and educational levels.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Computer skills – General MS-Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills are mandatory; advanced skills in MS Office including MS-Access are beneficial.
  • Must know QUANTUM
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-3 years of experience in purchasing position(s) is desired. 
  • Must have experience with Quick Aviation software.
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