South Florida

Commercial Aviation Logistics Manager – Industrial Shipping / Logistics

PLEASE NOTE: DO NOT APPLY IF YOU REQUIRE VISA SPONSORSHIP.  This position requires a candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package. 


  • Manage all shipping, importation and logistics requirements to support the company’s worldwide commercial aircraft fleet operations and base maintenance activities.
  • Prefer candidates from the commercial aircraft components/parts business or the airlines.  Should have a network of international shippers they can call on.  Can figure out how to get a complex shipment/part from point A to point B internationally.  Solving for customs and imports issues under AOG (urgent/aircraft on ground) situations, while finding the most affordable means possible.


  • Responsible for transportation logistics of aircraft engines, parts, components and tools.
    • Handle all aspects of coordinating pick up, transport, documentation, customs, importation, exportation, and delivery of large and complex international shipments
    • Manage tracking and ensure timely delivery of all shipments in process
    • Adhere to strict, and potentially last-minute schedules dictated by the demands of the business
    • Obtain numerous bids to identify optimal pricing on all projects
      • Identify and negotiate long-term, favorable pricing agreements where possible
    • Establish and expand company’s global network of logistics and shipping companies, freight forwarders and other essential vendors
    • Think resourcefully and creatively problem solve how to transport shipments with the most efficient use of time and money
    • For larger shipments, ensure compliance with OEMs shipping and loading instructions.
    • Work with procurement department to ensure the return of “core” or unused inventory back to the company’s warehouse
    • Work to minimize or recover VAT/Importation tax where appropriate
    • Assemble required paperwork such as commercial invoice, Dangerous Goods certificate, etc. where required.
  • Support Parts department with sourcing, documentation, orders and other logistics when required
  • Actively report to the group in writing and in daily and weekly calls, as directed by management
  • Understand and adhere to all company procedures, and contribute to the development of new ones in your role where needed
  • Integrate with and support technical, parts manager, commercial and fleet management teams


  • Minimum of five years of experience in commercial industrial shipping or logistics
  • Experience in commercial aviation and knowledge of aviation parts strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must be computer literate with strong working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft programs
  • Fluency in English required


  • Highly organized, responsible, reliable and detail-oriented
  • Able to work “on call” as needed on nights and weekends, to accommodate “aircraft on ground” (“AOG”) and other emergent requirements of the fleet
  • Proven ability to multitask, work independently, and perform in a high-pressure environment
  • Must be articulate and a strong communicator to coordinate efficiently with all counterparties
  • Assertive and diligent personality required
  • Experienced problem-solver


  • Location: South Florida
  • Categories: Aviation Maintenance, Operations / Management
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Marc Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

Aviation Recruiting, Inc.
1845 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 350
Fleming Island, FL 32003

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