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United Airlines

Base Maintenance Material Coordinator

United Airlines - Posted 11 months ago
$75k-85k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Supply Chain Manager salary records


Houston, TX

no experience required
Company size
84k employees

Airport:  George Bush Intercontinental (IAH)

Supply Chain Manager Job description

There’s never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We’re on a path toward becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we’re growing – in the years ahead, we’ll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline. Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From employee-run "Business Resource Group" communities to world-class benefits like parental leave, 401k and privileges like space-available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?

At United, we have some of the best aircraft in the world. Our Technical Operations team is full of aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities professionals, and supply chain teams that help make sure they’re well taken care of and ready to get our customers to their desired destinations. If you’re ready to work on our planes, join our Tech Ops experts and help keep our fleet in tip-top shape.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the fulfillment of all required material to support scheduled maintenance visits
  • Identify material requirements and resolve the best method for obtaining materials, using on-hand company inventory and/or best sourcing practices
  • Coordinate and ensure on-hand material availability to meet strict scheduled timelines
  • Source, Purchase, Monitor, Track, Update, and Close Purchase Orders as needed to support your Aircraft’s requirements
  • Address and resolve purchase order, paperwork, and shipment discrepancies
  • Setup internal part numbers to accommodate new demand and ensure compliance within our United internal systems
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with our suppliers and internal United repair shops
  • Coordinate and supervise shipping and provide shipping status updates to the necessary customers Transfer, Monitor, Track and Update internal material Stock Transfers as needed to support your Aircraft’s requirements
  • Identify trends and potential supply chain issues and collaborate with business partners to resolve the issue and/or improve the process
  • Coordinate with internal Inventory departments to ensure future inventory plans can support the scheduled maintenance demand moving forward
  • Problem solve and research alternative means to meet demand requirements when needed
  • Coordinate with internal and external business partners to resolve accurate part(s) being requested
  • Ensure compliance with all Corporate and Government supervised manuals
  • Provide strategic direction to ensure that the supplier is adhering to its specific contractual terms and conditions
  • Attend all audits and other vital meetings for the aircraft you are supporting


United values diverse experiences, and perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the “desired” qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table!

What’s needed to succeed:

  • Associate’s Degree in aviation management, supply chain, procurement, business or related fields, or comparable work
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Materials Management, Materials Coordination, or Supply Chain
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Strong internal and external communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a remote setting
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is a crucial function of the position

What will help you propel from the pack:

  • Experience as an AOG or Base Logistics Coordinator
  • Aviation knowledge

United Airlines is an equal-opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status and other protected statuses as required by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact to request an accommodation.

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