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Buyer, AOG

at Frontier Airlines

Posted: 11/21/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 50a7150e-b10c-42aa-9006-9e7681b193d8
Keywords: purchasing

Job Description

Why Work for Frontier Airlines?

 At Frontier, we believe the skies should be for everyone. We deliver on this promise through our commitment to Low Fares Done Right. This is more than our tagline - it’s our driving philosophy. Every member of Team Frontier has an important role to play in bringing this vision to life.  Our successful business model allows travelers to take advantage of our fast-growing route network while our bundled and unbundled pricing options allow our customers to personalize their travel experience and only pay for the services they need – saving them money along the way. 

What We Stand For

Low Fares Done Right is our mission and we strive to bring it to life every day.   Our ‘Done Right’ promise  means delivering not only affordable prices, but making travel friendly and easy for our customers.  To do this, we put a great deal of care into every decision and action we take. We must be efficient with the use of our resources and make smart decisions about how we run our business. We must also innovate and be pioneers -   we’re not afraid to try new things.  While our business requires us to fly high in the air, we also consider ourselves down-to-earth in our approach, creating a warm and friendly experience that truly demonstrates Rocky Mountain Hospitality.

Work Perks

At Frontier, we like to think we’re creating something very special for our team members.  Work is why we’re here, but the perks are nice too:

  • Flight benefits for you and your family to fly on Frontier Airlines
  • Buddy passes for your friends so they can experience what makes us so great
  • Discounts throughout the travel industry on hotels, car rentals, cruises and vacation packages
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, movie tickets, restaurants, luggage and over 2,000 other vendors
  • Enjoy a ‘Dress for your Day’ business casual environment
  • Flexible work schedules that support work/life balance
  • Total Rewards program including a competitive base salary, short term incentives, long-term incentives, paid holidays, 401(k) plan, vacation/sick time and medical/dental/vision insurance that begins the 1st of the month following your hire date.
  • We play our part to make a difference.  The HOPE League, Frontier Airlines’ non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing employees financial assistance during catastrophic hardship

Who We Are

 Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 100 destinations and growing in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Mexico on more than 350 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Low Fares Done Right service to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2018 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.

What Will You Be Doing?

The Buyer, AOG (Aircraft On Ground) is responsible for supporting Maintenance with critical part requirements to fulfill variable demands that impact the operation of the airline. This entails sourcing aircraft parts, initiating purchase orders, expediting existing orders, and coordinating logistics to meet the immediate requirement(s). In addition, this position is responsible for planning inventory requirements system-wide that fulfills internal customer needs and general service levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Continuous follow up to ensure supplier and delivery commitments are met.
  • Coordinate internal part movements.
  • Maintain detailed records to include all pertinent information for each request.
  • Communicate updates through reports with various departments.
  • Work as a liaison between Purchasing, Stores, and the Maintenance Operations Control Center
  • Pro-actively monitor loan and borrow activity, MEL, CDL, and NEF item activity, and other key departmental metrics.
  • Pro-actively review stocking and usage levels.
  • Evaluate inventory requirements and establish proper minimum/maximum and EOQ levels.
  • Identify interchangeable parts and seek Engineering approval for use of such parts.
  • Update part catalog to ensure 100% accuracy.

Other Functions:

  • All other duties as reasonably requested by the Sr Manager, Materials Management

Qualifications:

  • Previous airline/aviation experience
  • Previous purchasing and/or inventory planning experience - preferred
  • College Degree in Business or related field - preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-initiative and ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position.  Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.

Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Frontier Airlines is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace.  All prospective employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opioids and Phencyclidine (PCP).  Further, any applicant who is found to have tested positive on any required drug or alcohol test at a former employer will be considered ineligible for employment with Frontier.