Material Control Supervisor at Atlas Air, Inc in Purchase, NY

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Job ID: 2019-2961
# of Openings: 1
Category: Technical Operations
City: Purchase
State: NY
Company: Atlas Air, Inc


Position Summary: The Material Control Supervisor is responsible for the routine purchasing of materials and parts for Atlas Air and, under contract, Polar Air Cargo.


Major Job Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for the planning, acquisition and administration, at optimum balance of cost, quality, and supplier service of material required to support aircraft maintenance.
  • Ability to work day/night or weekend and off site shift schedule to support the operation as needed.
  • Communicate and resolve all Aircraft material issues
  • Ensure pre-draw for check events completed 60 day in advance of event and communicate with major mx and mx planning.
  • Responsible for ensuring that purchased and repaired items are airworthy, and have required certification documentation.
  • Represent Sr. Manager during absences to supervise staff and ensure cost effective acquisition of quality materials in support of aircraft maintenance.
  • Evaluates suppliers through objective performance measurements.
  • Develops new sources of supply or repairs based upon quality and cost metrics.
  • Responsible for the timely and cost-effective shipping of purchased or repaired items. Ensures that items are prepared for shipping in a proper manner to protect against damage.
  • Ensures adherence to approved vendor listing. Coordinates the addition of new vendors with the Quality Assurance managers.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the Sr. Director, Director, Sr. Manager, and Manager of Materials department


  • BS/BA preferred
  • 3-5 years of Procurement/Procurement Planning experience within the airline industry
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a faced paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be familiar with using computers

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