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Bombardier Material Support Supervisor in Tucson, Arizona

Material Support Supervisor - TUC01181



At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

In your role, you will:

Administer the material handling, scheduling, and purchasing of aircraft parts, components, materials, and services to ensure a continuous flow and meet program and customer demand for assigned area and site.

  • Perform supervisor responsibilities and recommend related actions, for example, hire/fire, disciplinary actions, PMP, training and certifications, work assignments, scheduling vacation, and monitoring attendance

  • Monitor sustaining activities, projects, and levels of customer service (e.g., performance metrics) for buyer/planner functions and report status, issues, and risks to management on a scheduled basis

  • Oversee sourcing and vendor selection for aircraft parts, components, material, and/or related services

  • Meet with vendors and carriers to negotiate contract items, for example, price, delivery, quality, and quantity

  • Administer vendor and carrier contracts to ensure provision of agreed upon service(s) and/or product(s)

  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies, errors, and payment issues

  • Coordinate with other departments to resolve problems concerning delivery, component discrepancies, and lead times with internal and external suppliers

  • Review, revise, and/or develop processes and guidelines in support of buyer/planner functions

  • Perform special projects concerning, for example, inventory, vendor issues, and credit holds

  • Meet with vendors and carriers to discuss and resolve performance issues, for example, delivery, quality, and quantity

  • Facilitate team efforts to resolve complex inventory discrepancies to determine root causes of inventory discrepancies and develop recommendations for corrective action

  • Review, revise, and/or develop processes and guidelines in support of material handling operations

  • Research and resolve billing discrepancies and related issues

  • Perform quarterly and annual reviews

  • May represent department during manager’s absence


As our ideal candidate,

  • You would typically have 5 years of experience in buyer/planner, warehouse, stockroom, and/or material handling role.

  • You would typically have a minimum of 2 years leadership / Supervisory or Lead experience

  • You have a bachelors in Purchasing, Business, Marketing or a related field OR equivalent work experience.

  • You have computer skills necessary to operate word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, inventory management, and web-based applications

  • You are skilled in contract interpretation, negotiation and financial analysis concepts within assigned area(s)

  • You have planning and organizational skills necessary to prioritize, assign, and coordinate workload of assigned area and employees within a multiple project setting

  • You demonstrate strong leadership and coaching skills with the ability to develop people and build a strong team

  • You have interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with a variety of individuals, departments, customers, vendors, and management

  • You have working knowledge of process improvement methodology and application

  • You have thorough knowledge of Repair Station System inventory process, cycle count, perpetual and work-in-progress inventory audits

  • You have thorough knowledge of Internal, Federal, State and local regulations pertaining to proper packaging for transporting of hazardous materials

  • You have working knowledge of FAA, JAA, TC and DOT regulations applicable to export shipments

  • You have effective verbal / written communication and presentation skills

  • You have basic knowledge of business law concepts(i.e.) definition of offer, acceptance, what constitutes an agreement and ownership (etc)

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

Your ideas move people.

Job Buyer

Primary Location US-AZ-Tucson

Zip Code US: 85756

Organization Aerospace

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Posting 22.09.2022, 6:27:55 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: TUC01181