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Purchasing Manager
Regional Express (Rex) is Australia’s largest independent regional airline operating a fleet of more than 50 Saab 340 aircraft on some 1,500 weekly flights to 60 destinations throughout New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia.

An excellent opportunity exists for suitably qualified individual to join the Regional Express Engineering team as a full-time Purchasing Manager.
This position reports to the General Manager Engineering.

Position Responsibility
•Ensure that all procurement and supply operations are carried out in an efficient and effective manner
•Ensure aircraft parts and materials are purchased from approved suppliers in accordance with CASA regulations
•Work closely with Line Maintenance Supervisors and Base Maintenance Supervisors to achieve end points with maximum efficiency, prepare and process orders
•Inventory and Provisioning Management
•Ensure Purchasing and Rotables are continued with compliance with regulatory requirements and Company procedures
•Lead procurement initiative and strategies
•Identify cost saving opportunities and work with internal stakeholders
•Lead and manage contract negotiations ensuing price, quality and service targets are met

Essential Selection Criteria
•Good working knowledge on Aircraft Components and finance processes preferred
•Previous experience as purchasing manager or within a purchasing and procurement role
•Good MS Office knowledge
•Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
•A high level of motivation with a team-focused work ethic
•Meet the necessary requirements to hold or obtain an Aviation Security Identity Card

Closing Date
Friday, 26 July 2019  
How To Apply
Conditions and salary will be discussed with the successful applicant.

To apply:
Please forward applications with your CV and cover letter to by close of business Friday, 26 July 2019.

Applicants must be able to work in Australia

Regional Express is an equal opportunity employer

The Rex Group is compliant with the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012