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Aviation Materials Specialist – AOG Support

Dallas, TX, USA

Full Time

Full Time

About the Role

Responsible for communicating and tracking status of material, tools and assemblies. Expedites materials and tools to meet maintenance schedule. Maintains ready-stock of consumables and perishable tools. Purchase quality goods and services in compliance with Aero Star cost controls, ethics and purchasing standards.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicates and tracks status of material, tools and assemblies with training  management.  

  • Expedites material and tools to meet maintenance schedules.  

  • Ensures timely transportation of material and tools to assigned areas to meet  Maintenance Control needs.  

  • Report’s part shortages and works to replenish low stock by coordinating through  our material handlers, following established procedures.  

  • Performs tasks involved in the storing, ordering and transporting of material, parts, kits, tools and supplies to maintain fully-stocked Inventory.

  • Responsible for maintaining a ready-stock of consumables and perishable tools.

  • Responsible for the proper functioning of a Tool Service Tool Crib.

  • Maintains serialized and calibrated tools following all written procedures to  ensure metrology processes are followed.  

  • Maintains housekeeping 6S standards pursuant to established procedures.  

  • Partners with our material handlers to track, audit, optimize and process movement of materials, parts and tools.  

  • Performs some administrative tasks, as needed.  

  • Responsible for procuring Material demand through workflow process for in house MX work, off-Site workorders, and AOG’s.  

  • Purchase quality goods and services, in compliance with Aero Star cost controls, ethics, and purchasing standards.  

  • Receives and responds to material order requisitions and purchase orders to  provide and or / obtain information from vendors.  

  • Obtains proper approval authorization for purchase requisition processing and  converts material requests to purchase orders upon approval workflow. 

  • Reports on status of critical shipments and interfaces with suppliers to expedite  deliveries and resolve issues.  

  • Ensures compliance of purchase order requirements as to price, quality, quantity, delivery deadlines and compliance with Aero Star policies/ procedures.  


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Two years of experience with managing tools and materials in an aviation environment.

  • Two plus years prior work experience in Aerospace purchasing and inventory control.  

  • Employees will be subject to the random drug and alcohol testing under FAA  regulations.  

  • Ability to follow and adhere to written and verbal instructions from management.  

  • Understands basics of Maintenance schedule and able to identify/rectify material demands and constraints.  

  • Proficient with common software (Microsoft Office, SAP, internet explorer, etc.). Ability to learn/operate Corridor Aviation Service Software.  

  • Must be able to perform basic IT tasks (screen setup, troubleshoot software/hardware connection issues, setup printers, etc.).  

  • May be required to use power moving equipment and tools, to include operating a forklift in the performance of duties. 

  • Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree is a plus and will be taken into consideration when looking at experience.  

Education and Experience: 

  • Experience in aviation-related processes (FOD, Tool Control, 6S, Consumable Control).  Previous personnel management or leadership experience in an aircraft production  environment will be taken into consideration.  

  • Experience in aircraft manufacturing training a plus.  

  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements  including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.

  • Employees performing the same job function for a period of 2 years or more are  considered qualified in the position, independent of the requirements referenced above  and need not supply evidence regarding school diplomas etc.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand, lie, and kneel in awkward positions and spaces. Must be able to lift and pull objects weighing up to 70 pounds at a time. Must have visual acuity to inspect equipment and identify defects. Must be able to hear well enough to test sounds and identify functioning level of parts.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Based on experience

Benefits: Dental insurance, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance

Full-time: Nights/ Weekend Shifts  

Nights: Mon-Fri Hours: 2:30 – 23:00  

Weekend: Thurs-Mon Hours: 10:00 – 20:30

Ability to commute/relocate: Dallas, TX 75209; Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work

Application Question(s): Must be able to pass a 10-year background check.  Experience: 2-3+ Years of relative  experience required. Must have valid driver’s license. 

License/Certification: Military Training preferred  

Work Location: Dallas Love Field

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.

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