Purchasing Officer

Purchasing Officer

We are pleased to inform that a vacancy has arisen within the Technical Purchasing Department for a Purchasing Officer. Reporting to the Head of Purchasing, the chosen candidate will be responsible for the:

  • Receiving of requisitions from Internal and External Customers;
  • Processing of requisitions and determination as to which vendors to utilize for parts/services required;
  • Obtaining quotations;
  • Procurement of local purchases and services;
  • Procurement of aviation material;
  • Handling repairs of both Medavia and Customer rotable components, including pre-booking of allocation slots, pre-alerts, monitoring of progress during repair/refurbishment, pricing assessment, pricing research and return of component to Medavia facility;
  • Monitoring the logistics of parts, services and special requirements;
  • General filing and office duties;
  • Preparation of spread sheets to monitor projects;
  • Corresponding with internal/external clients/vendors to ensure correct processing of purchasing procedures;
  • Checking and processing of invoices for payment including pre-payments and account payments;
  • Overseeing contractors whilst on site at the company’s facility;
  • Preparation of prepayment documents;
  • Issuing of quotations to customers and follow-up
  • Ensuring that when AOG shipments are being handled, freight and airline representatives are kept in close communication to ensure goods travel as booked.
  • Overseeing of Packaging of items being sent out for repair, this will necessitate compliance with Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • Preparing various monthly reports as and when directed by the purchasing manager.

Applicants, are expected to be in possession of an ‘A’ Level standard of education and a Dangerous Good Recognition certificate, speak/write fluent English as well as be able to use Company standard office applications.  Good and effective interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work under pressure are a must.

Previous experience in a Purchasing environment, ideally in the Aviation field, is an asset.