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Materials Supplier - Aircraft Stores

Materials Supplier - Aircraft Stores

Date:  Mar 10, 2023

Location: London Heathrow Apt (LHR-TRML)   
Requisition ID: 64252 
Please make sure you have the legal right to work and live in the UK. American Airlines will not sponsor a work permit for this vacancy. 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

As a Materials Specialist, you’ll provide daily support to the Tech Ops team. From small cabin parts to large aircraft wheels, all parts must be strictly managed and accounted for. As part of a small team, you’ll get involved in all aspects of the AA Supply Chain, ensuring a varied and interesting role.

While some previous logistics or warehouse experience is preferred, if you have a good understanding of the airport environment this may be a great opportunity to grow your experience in a more technical area, and we will provide training so you can reach your potential.

What you'll do

  • Control the issue and usage of all related aircraft spares and technical support items
  • Maintain the aircraft parts stockroom in accordance with strict Customs/FAA controls
  • Import/export logistics – airwaybill creation, commercial invoices, customs declarations and clearance
  • Handling of hazardous/high value shipments (correct packaging, identifying Dangerous Goods for transport in accordance with IATA regulations).
  • Process all documentation and transactions, both manually and in inventory systems
  • Liaise/organize with other airlines and stations in sourcing and transporting emergency aircraft parts (AOG)
  • Assistance at other European locations when required
  • Inventory stocktaking, identifying and control of shelf life items
  • Recognize and adapt to changes in procedures and inventory control systems
  • Complete mandated departmental self-audits and be accountable for audit findings

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • A good level of literacy and numeracy.

  • Good English oral and written communication skills.

  • Be physically fit with good color vision to perform stock handling and movement.

  • Be able to recognize the unique challenges in working in an airline environment.

  • Embrace the team ethic and be prepared to assist and share knowledge.

  • Be reliable and punctual.

  • Be proactive in maintaining and improving your skill set.

  • Be willing to assume additional responsibility in a temporary position when required

  • Valid driving licence

  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task when dealing with AOG and time critical situations

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Knowledge of warehousing/inventory systems is desirable

  • Experience in a similar role or aerospace logistics

Feel free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Job Level: 71
Requisition ID: 64252 

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain, Technical Support, Aerospace, Operations, Technology, Aviation

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