California, United States

Parts Purchasing/Sourcing Specialist – San Diego, CA

PLEASE NOTE: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the 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. 


Employment Location:  SAN DIEGO, CA

Position Overview:

Purchase aircraft spare parts, services or equipment to meet demands raised by sales / customers

Obtain and evaluate product and services market prices from approved vendors, unless items/equipment or services are under contractual agreement

Negotiate prices and terms for parts and/or services

Ensure master data in ERP/CRP system are up to date and correct, e.g. prices, supplier information and technical information etc.

Principle Duties:

Monitor and ensure on-time delivery of purchase & repair orders

Challenge and monitor repair turnaround times to maximize parts availability

Evaluate supplier prices and quality of services

Ad-hoc duties required by the role

Organize and coordinate procurement of aircraft spare parts (Spot and Strategic Purchasing)


Ensuring on time parts delivery in line with the respective Service Level Agreements

Ensuring compliance with stock level policies and other company policies

Responsible for dealing with claims, RMA’s, export licensing, etc.


1-3 years working as an aircraft parts Purchaser/Sourcing Specialist in an aircraft parts trading company or equivalent Airline or MRO facility.

Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management

Must be familiar with Aviation ERP system (Pentagon 2000) as well as online parts sourcing portals (ILS).

  • Location: California, United States
  • Categories: Operations / Management, Sales
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Sharon 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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