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AAR CORP Repairs Specialist in WOOD DALE, Illinois

Title: Repairs Specialist

Location: United States-Illinois-Wood Dale

Job Number: 11548

SUMMARY:

  • The Repair Specialist will oversee all repair orders; ensure timely turnaround, identify opportunities to reduce operating costs, as well as adherence to all AAR policies and procedures.

  • Will be responsible for reviewing and approving vendor quotes, and support in the management of contractual obligations for inventory programs.

  • The Repairs Specialist will assist in updating the customer, AAR Product Line, and AAR PMO of critical changes in prices and/or delivery dates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages the creation, tracking and expediting of repair orders.

  • Review and approve vendor quotes.

  • Responsible for new vendor approval process.

  • Clear reject due to missing or incomplete documentation

  • Communicate with vendors and various AAR department staff via phone, and e-mail.

  • Update the customer, AAR Product Line, and AAR PMO of critical changes in prices or delivery rates.

  • Independently allocate sales orders to repair orders.

  • Primary contact internally and externally for program metrics.

  • Support the start-up of new programs.

  • Monitor, track and report internal and external measurements relating to the operation of the inventory programs.

  • Disseminate information from our customers to improve planning.

  • Assist in the management of contractual obligations for Inventory Programs.

  • Independently identify opportunities to reduce operating costs.

  • Initiates and oversees drop shipments process.

  • Training others on inventory program processes and measurements. Identify opportunities to enhance inventory programs internal processes resulting in increased operational efficiency.

  • Document and communicate process and procedures related to the performance metrics.

  • All other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Commitment to company values and ethics

  • Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

  • Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

  • Time management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and pressure

  • Initiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities

  • Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

  • Problem Solving: ability to develop and implement new ideas to improve processes

  • Analytical skills: must be able to use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving

  • Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Emphasis in Logistic and Supply Chain Management or Business Administration preferred.

  • Aviation experience preferred.

  • PC literate (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.

  • The environment characteristic for this position is an office setting.

  • Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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