Material Planner Senior at Atlas Air, Inc in Purchase, NY

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Job ID: 2019-2965
# of Openings: 1
Category: Technical Operations
City: Purchase
State: NY
Company: Atlas Air, Inc


Position Summary:

Ensures the routine and orderly replenishment allocation of aircraft materials. Reviews Loan and Delays taken and adjusts allocations accordingly. Provides operational reports for management review. Evaluates aircraft configuration, Engineering Order (EO), Service Bulletins (SB), and Airworthiness Directives (AD) in order to determine best stocking strategy.


Major Job Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for the planning and administration, at optimum balance of cost, quality, and supplier service of material required to support aircraft maintenance.
  • Fiduciary duty for the airline overall financial health, safety, security and compliance by allocating and strategic planning of aircraft material requirements.
  • Understand how Boeing math model works for optimal spare calculation.
  • Manage Flight Spare Kit (FSK) List. Update allocation and replenish in a timely manner.
  • Review weekly Loan and Delays taken and adjust allocation accordingly.
  • Provide on-demand operational reports for management review.
  • Ability to read Engineering Order (EO), Service Bulletins (SB) and Airworthiness Directives (AD) publications. Perform cost-benefit analysis with Engineering to make sure the latest technologies is applicable to the fleet with the right part number setup based on interchangeability and effectivity. Deactivate obsolete part number in the system.
  • Allocate aircraft parts. Assign reorder level requisitions to stores, repairs, or technical procurement to ensure allocations are filled in a timely and the most economic manner.
  • Review recommendation to allocate critical parts based on historic usage and forecasted flight pattern.
  • Ability to work day/night or weekend and off site shift schedule to support the operation as needed.
  • Communicate and resolve Aircraft material issues with Engineering, Maintenance, Maintenance Planning, and Quality Control.
  • Represent Material Planning Department during Sr. Manager's absence to ensure cost effective allocation of quality materials in support of aircraft maintenance.
  • Evaluates suppliers through objective performance measurements.
  • 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 (AVL) and General Maintenance Manual (GMM). 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
  • 5-7 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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