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Buyer

Company: Hawaiian Airlines Inc
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

At Hawaiian Airlines, we are all about welcoming our guests with Hawaiian hospitality and aloha, and taking care of our people, our home, and the communities we serve. Join our 'ohana and be a part of an exciting team of professionals dedicated to serving our kama'--ina and introducing our islands to the world!

Position Summary

The Buyer is part of twenty-four (24) hours, seven (7) days a week purchasing and repairs unit responsible for the procurement, management, and delivery of aircraft materials, parts, equipment, and supplies. Will process purchase orders for Aircraft and Engine parts in support of Hawaiian's fleet requirements; including but not limited to: AOG(s), DMI(s), Scheduled Maintenance Events, Engineering Orders, fleet services etc. Will solicit and evaluate proposals for the requested commodities and may be required negotiate pricing for goods and services to ensure purchases drive the most cost competitive value in accordance with company compliance policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

* Create and process purchase orders for Aircraft and Engine parts in support of Hawaiians fleet requirements; including but not limited to: AOG(s), DMI(s), Scheduled Maintenance Events, Engineering Orders, etc.
* Assist in the evaluation of suppliers on price, quality, service and customer support, availability, reliability, and selection
* Ensure parts are expedited against required critical orders from suppliers to ensure AOG orders are met on time.
* Monitor supplier performance to ensure on time promiser to deliver dates are met
* Responsible to effectively manage several commodity categories as assigned
* Manage the daily Loan/Borrow process and reporting to ensure timely return and payment of borrowed parts
* Manage the Loan/Borrow and sales cycle to ensure to ensure timely return and processing of borrowed parts at the lowest total cost
* Support department to achieve annual corporate priorities
* Negotiate cost reductions based on quote analysis and benchmarking
* Utilize Hawaiian Airlines ERP systems, e-Commerce, and web-based order entry systems to manage order processing, and extract/analyze data
* Prepare reports and review summary invoices for accuracy to correct discrepancies and ensure payment terms are met
* Other duties as assigned or directed

Requirements

Minimum Requirements

* Associate Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related field with 1 year of technical purchasing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and meticulous attention to detail
* Strong process analysis and continuous improvement skills
* Self-directing, and ability to meet deadlines in dynamic environment
* Strong sense of financial responsibility
* Ability to handle multiple time sensitive tasks and perform in operational environment
* Willingness to work flexible schedules including but not limited to after hours, weekend and or holidays
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other business/ERP/MRP systems
* Capability to understand technical documents, work with cross-functional teams and make recommendations based on data and analysis
* High ethical standards and the ability to handle multiple projects and priorities at the same time
* Must have received the COVID Vaccine by date of hire

All applicants are advised that post-offer and/or pre-employment drug testing will be conducted, and they must successfully pass the drug test. Failure to submit to testing or positive indications of drug use will render the applicant ineligible for employment with Hawaiian Airlines and any employment offer will be withdrawn.

Preferred Qualifications

* Previous Airline and or MRO procurement experience
* Accounting, finance , Ap/ AR functions
* Knowledge of Purchasing, Inventory Control, and Materials management processes
* Green Belt - Lean or Six Sigma
* Proven change agent to work in highly complex and stressful environments
* Strong negotiation skills
* Self-directing, and able to meet deadlines in an environment of constantly changing priorities and data
* Knowledge of procurement of goods and services and working with suppliers/vendors

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian - has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 17 years (2004-2020) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation and was named the #1 U.S. airline by Cond-- Nast Traveler's 2021 Readers Choice Awards. Consumer surveys by Travel + Leisure and TripAdvisor have placed Hawaiian among the top of all domestic airlines serving Hawai--i.

Now in its 92nd year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai--i's biggest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers approximately 130 flights within the Hawaiian Islands, daily nonstop flights between Hawai--i and 16 U.S. gateway cities - more than any other airline - as well as service connecting Honolulu and American Samoa, Japan, South Korea, Sydney, and Tahiti. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hawaiian's Auckland and Brisbane flights remain suspended.

The airline is committed to connecting people with aloha by offering complimentary meals for all guests on transpacific routes and the convenience of no change fees on Main Cabin and Premium Cabin seats. HawaiianMiles members also enjoy flexibility with miles that never expire.

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com. Follow Hawaiian's Twitter updates (@HawaiianAir), become a fan on Facebook (Hawaiian Airlines), and follow us on Instagram (hawaiianairlines). For career postings and updates, follow Hawaiian's LinkedIn page.

For media inquiries, please visit Hawaiian Airlines'

* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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