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VP, Supply Chain

Miami, FL, USA | AAR Corp.

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Purchasing / Supply Chain / Logistics
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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SUMMARY Vice President, Supply Chain will support the selling function and will carry out a variety of tasks and functions in support of the product line. The position will be responsible for maintaining proper inventory levels, inventory mix, and overall efficiency and profitability of the product line. Vice President, Supply Chain will monitor the facilities, information systems and laboratory operations in order to ensure continued production. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Review and evaluation of inventories. Forecast, plan, and provide for product line and customer needs and demands. Ensure inventory turnover is maximized. Identify and communicate to management trading opportunities in the marketplace. Initiate and conclude purchase transactions while ensuring acceptable return on investment and minimizing the occurrence of quality rejections. Identify repair candidates in existing inventory and initiate accurate inputs in accordance with customer and technical specifications. Monitor and ensure the accuracy of existing inventory. Establish competitive pricing levels Coordinate and communicate with the sales force to secure the sale. Liaise with the appropriate personnel within the logistics chain to organize and expedite inventory shipments, purchase orders and repair orders. Find operational efficiencies that will assist us in meeting our customer demand. Maintain an information systems infrastructure conducive to business in accordance with regulatory agencies Ensure facility and equipment performance in accordance with regulatory agencies Run lab operations to ensure proper functioning of said facilities. Develop surface technology capabilities product line All other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. CORE COMPETENCIES Analytical skills: must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving Business Mindset: strategic planning and leading change People Awareness: High Impact Communication, creating an inclusive Environment, Cultivating Networks and Partnerships. Embrace Growth: Building and Selecting Talent, Coaching and Developing Others, Driving Innovation Do it Right: Safety Leadership, Service Excellence, Creating a Vulture of Trust Creativity: makes constructive suggestions and creates novel solutions to problems; evaluates new technology as potential solutions to existing problems Must maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism Negotiating skills: must have confidence and the ability to be persuasive and assertive Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared Project management skills Strong customer orientation Strong judgment and decision making Teamwork: works harmoniously with others to get a job done, responds positively to instructions/procedures, and works well with others Time management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and pressure


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 Masters degree (M.A.) por equivalent; or twelve years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 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. Maneuvers in, around, under, and about factory and/or laboratory equipment on a regular and continuous basis. 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. Maneuvers in, around, under, and about factory and/or laboratory equipment on a regular and continuous basis Travel required up to 50% Works at telephone answering equipment, design equipment, and at a PC for hours at a time While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.


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