Purchasing and Logistics Manager in malta island

malta island, malta
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nicole barnard, qualitair
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A brand new exciting opportunity for a Purchasing and Logistics Manager has opened up for you to join one of our leading Clients in sunny Malta!!!

Reporting to the Materials & Logistics Director, The Purchasing and Logistics Manager is responsible for the purchasing and shipment of all materials to and from the Group's airlines.

The Purchasing and Logistics Manager is responsible for all logistics activities associated with aircraft maintenance. This includes shipment of routine and AOG material to and from the maintenance facility and shipment of special items such as engine and inlets. In addition, the Purchasing and Logistics Manager is also responsible for the Group's material warehouse at the maintenance base in Li├Ęge (Belgium) and at outstations. The Purchasing and Logistics Manager also ensures that the material requirements for the group are efficiently managed in accordance with the Group's requirements and existing contracts. He/she does this by proactively engaging with stakeholders and users to support them in their daily material needs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage routine shipments of all material to and from storage and the maintenance facility, making use of the Group's available network where possible
  • Setup and manage an effective network of suppliers to support the Group's transportation and logistics needs
  • Support and/or manage, on a 24 x 7 basis, any AOG or other short-term logistics requirements to and from the location where aircraft maintenance is performed
  • Perform receiving/incoming inspections to ensure that all material and associated documentation fully complies with relevant regulations (either EASA and/or CAAI)
  • Manage any material which has been place in quarantine based on documentation or other shortfalls, and ensure any issues are resolved
  • Manage the Group's main warehouse, any sub stores at outstations and large parts storage, including relevant procedures for parts storage and issuance
  • Effectively manage material certification requirements in accordance with relevant regulations (either EASA and/or CAAI)
  • Issue purchase orders for the timely provisioning of material, including consumable, expendable and repairable components
  • Based on the Group's policy and existing maintenance agreements, develop a work scope for any unserviceable routable components requiring repair by a third-party maintenance organisation
  • Manage the repair cycle of any components sent to the shop for overhaul or repair and ensure repairs are completed within the agreed time frame and budget
  • Liaise with contracted component and material providers to ensure timely provisioning of components and other material.
  • Support or manage, on a 24 x 7 basis, any AOG or other short-term requirements by means of exchange, purchase or repair of unserviceable components or material
  • Assist any Group airline with any outsourced (base) maintenance checks by creating a material pre-load kit
  • Administrate and manage any relevant warranties to vendors and repair agencies, in collaboration with relevant experts
  • Support the Materials and Logistics Director with any contract negotiations
  • Ensure all purchased materials and all component repairs meet the requirements of EASA and the CAAI
  • Support the Materials and Logistics Director in developing an accurate materials budget

Job Requirements:

  • Have Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
  • Must have proven experience in logistics management
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of working experience
  • Must have an MRO/ engineering background/ experience
  • Experience specifically in the procurement of aircraft engines
  • Demonstrated communication and negotiating skills
  • Must have proven experience in material management, logistics management or another relevant field
  • Must have proven experience in working with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Have completed relevant EASA and/or FAA training is a plus
  • Knowledge of the FAA regulatory system is an advantage



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