• American Airlines Careers | Specialist, Material Logistics Job, London Heathrow

    Location London, UK

    Job Description

    The role is part of the London-Heathrow airport team. 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.

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • 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)

    • Assist 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

    Job Requirements

    • 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

    • 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

    • Have a valid driving licence

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

    • Desirable Qualifications

    • Knowledge of warehousing/inventory systems is desirable

    • Experience in a similar role or aerospace logistics

    Job Details

    Company: American Airlines

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: London, United kingdom

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