Purchasing and Logistics Executive

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This qualification is suitable for anyone who works in the HR field, aspiring to study the field of HR.

Purchasing and Logistics Executive

Our client is a unique international air cargo company handling air and ground logistics, aviation services and also maintenance of planes.  They are currently seeking to recruit a Purchasing and Logistics Executive to join their team.


Whilst reporting to the Purchasing and Logistics Manager, the chosen applicant will be:

  • Handling routine shipments of all material to and from storage and the maintenance facility, making use of the Group’s available network where possible;
  • Setting up and managing an effective network of suppliers to support the Group’s transaction and logistics needs;
  • Supporting and/or managing, on a 24/7 basis, any AOG or other short-term logistics requirements to and from the location where aircraft maintenance is performed;
  • Managing any material which has been placed in quarantine based on documentation or other shortfalls, and ensuring any issues are resolved;
  • Monitoring the Group’s main warehouse, any sub stores at outstations and large parts storage, including relevant procedures for parts storage and issuance;
  • Effectively managing material certification requirements in accordance with relevant regulations (either EASA and/or CAAI);
  • Issuing purchase orders for the timely provisioning of material, including consumable, expendable and repairable components;
  • Based on the Group’s policy and existing maintenance agreements, handling any unserviceable routable components requiring repair by a third-party maintenance organisation;
  • Managing the repair cycle of any components sent to the shop for overhaul or repair and ensuring repairs are completed within the agreed timeframe and budget;
  • Liaising with contracted component and material providers to ensure timely provisioning of components and other material;
  • Assisting any Group airline with any outsourced (base) maintenance checks by creating a material pre-load kit;
  • Administrating and managing any relevant warranties to vendors and repair agencies, in collaboration with relevant experts; and,
  • Supporting the Logistics Manager with any contract negotiations.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • An MQF Level 6 in a relevant subject, which will be considered an asset;
  • A minimum of five years’ previous experience in a similar role; and,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.


Candidates for this role must have a flexible approach, with willingness to support all team members and must have the ability to work on multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.



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