Monday , January 18 2021

Hawaiian Airlines Job Openings – Buyer

Job Description:

The Buyer is part of twenty-four (24) hours, seven (7) days a week purchasing and repairs unit responsible for the procurement, management, and delivery of aircraft materials, parts, equipment, and supplies. Will process purchase orders for Aircraft and Engine parts in support of Hawaiian’s fleet requirements; including but not limited to: AOG(s), DMI(s), Scheduled Maintenance Events, Engineering Orders, fleet services etc. Will solicit and evaluate proposals for the requested commodities and may be required negotiate pricing for goods and services to ensure purchases drive the most cost competitive value in accordance with company compliance policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor supplier performance to ensure on time promiser to deliver dates are met
  • Responsible to effectively manage several commodity categories as assigned
  • Manage the daily Loan/Borrow process and reporting to ensure timely return and payment of borrowed parts
  • Create and process purchase orders for Aircraft and Engine parts in support of Hawaiians fleet requirements; including but not limited to:
  • AOG(s), DMI(s), Scheduled Maintenance Events, Engineering Orders, etc.
  • Assist in the evaluation of suppliers on price, quality, service and customer support, availability, reliability, and selection
  • Ensure parts are expedited against required critical orders from suppliers to ensure AOG orders are met on time
  • Utilize Hawaiian Airlines ERP systems, e-Commerce, and web-based order entry systems to manage order processing, and extract/analyze data
  • Manage the Loan/Borrow and sales cycle to ensure to ensure timely return and processing of borrowed parts at the lowest total cost
  • Support department to achieve annual corporate priorities
  • Negotiate cost reductions based on quote analysis and benchmarking

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Green Belt – Lean or Six Sigma
  • Proven change agent to work in highly complex and stressful environments
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong process analysis and continuous improvement skills
  • Self-directing, and ability to meet deadlines in dynamic environment
  • Strong sense of financial responsibility
  • Accounting, finance, Ap/ AR functions
  • Knowledge of Purchasing, Inventory Control, and Materials management processes
  • Ability to handle multiple time sensitive tasks and perform in operational environment
  • Willingness to work flexible schedules including but not limited to after hours, weekend and or holidays
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other business/ERP/MRP systems
  • Capability to understand technical documents, work with cross-functional teams and make recommendations based on data and analysis
  • High ethical standards and the ability to handle multiple projects and priorities at the same time

Qualification & Experience:

  • 1-2 years purchasing or relevant supply chain experience
  • 2 years Technical purchasing experience
  • Associate Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or equivalent work experience

Job Details:

Company: Hawaiian Airlines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Honolulu, HI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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