Buyer I, AOG Logistics

Spirit - Posted 8 months ago
$52k-72k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Supply Chain Management salary records


Miramar, FL

Supply Chain Management
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
9k employees

Supply Chain Management Job description

This position is part of a twenty-four (24) hours, seven (7) days a week AOG unit responsible for the procurement and distribution of aircraft materials, parts, equipment, and supplies. Responsibilities will include negotiating pricing for goods and services to ensure purchases are cost-competitive and processing purchase orders for Aircraft and Engine parts in support of Spirit’s fleet requirements; including but not limited to AOG(s), DMI(s), Scheduled Maintenance Events, Engineering Orders, etc. This is accomplished by working within the TRAX database and having a working knowledge of Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC), Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins, and Engineering. The Buyer, AOG Logistics role has direct communication with Maintenance Control regarding critical AOG purchase orders and other parts status.

  • This position has direct communication with Maintenance Control regarding critical and AOG purchase orders and parts movement status.
  • Ensures timely follow-up of open AOG orders to ensure operational requirements are being met.
  • Provide part status movement, alternative plans, and other material issues as required.
  • Provide inventory recommendations to the Material Planning team.
  • This is accomplished by working within the TRAX database and having a working knowledge of Illustrated Parts Catalog, Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins, and Engineering Orders to ensure components ordered meet maintenance requirements.
  • In depth understanding of ERP systems such as TRAX.
  • Knowledgeable on submitting and tracking purchase orders to approved suppliers.
  • Broad understanding of current contracts and how they apply to specific manufacturer parts.
  • Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, and shipping notices.
  • Evaluate vendors prices, quality, service and customer support availability, reliability and selection.
  • Communicate findings internally and externally, to the AOG Supervisor.
  • Negotiate reductions based on the analysis of quotes.
  • Prepare reports and review summary invoices for accuracy in order to correct discrepancies and ensure payment terms are met including charter aircraft and transportation invoices.
  • May perform other responsibilities as assigned. Responsibilities and duties may change when circumstances dictate (e.g., emergencies change in workload, rush jobs or technical developments).


  • Ability to handle multiple time sensitive tasks and perform in stressful environment.
  • Must possess strong analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Strong sense of financial responsibility.
  • Associate Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related field with 1-2 years technical purchasing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must possess a current and valid driver’s license, good driving record, etc.

*Please be advised that you will be asked to complete a required assessment to be considered for this position. This assessment will be emailed to you after you apply. Please be sure to check your Spam folder and/or junk mail if you did not receive it.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to our team members including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, travel benefits and much more. We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our team members.


At Spirit Airlines, our mission is to deliver the best value in the sky and be the most successful airline on Earth! We are leaders in providing customizable travel options and make it possible for our Guests to venture further and discover more than ever before by serving destinations throughout the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean! Imagine making your mark on an organization introducing 100’s of new aircraft that will double our fleet!

  • Fly With A Winner: We are proud to be recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2022 and by LinkedIn as a Top Company in the Travel & Hospitality industry. Our constant growth and improvement means boundless career opportunities. Team Members develop their careers rapidly while building key skills that drive long-term success.
  • The Giving Spirit: We are committed to inspiring positive change in the cities where we work and live. That starts with giving back through Corporate Social Responsibility and The Spirit Airlines Charitable Foundation.
  • Be Yourself: We want Team Members to feel empowered to bring their whole self to work and contribute to our success – that’s why we’re committed to building progress in the areas of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. Our Spirit Family is strong, not despite our differences, but because of them.
  • Travel The World: We offer competitive base salaries with robust health & welfare benefits, including travel & flight benefits for you and your family.

EEOC Statement

Spirit Airlines is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of employment are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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