PHI, Inc.
  • Materials - General Procurement
  • Lafayette, LA, USA
  • Regular Payscale
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life Insurance, 401(k) and More


Work under the direction of a Materials Manager to maintain appropriate inventory levels and acquisition of parts, materials, and services throughout the supply chain for the overall operation of the Company.


  • 7&7
  • Lafayette, LA



  • Responsible for the daily inventory analysis and procurement of all items necessary or required by the company to have a successful, safe operation and keep aircraft flyable for our customers.
  • Assure that all items requested with an AOG priority are given immediate attention. If they are available, assure that they are being shipped to us immediately to satisfy the needs for the grounded aircraft and MELs for the entire fleet, Oil & Gas, Air Medical and International. If not available then acquire and expedite these items till they are received at our facility. Also keep appropriate Maintenance, Operations, Materials and vendors advised on the status of the items ordered for the AOG.
  • Coordinate logistics of AOG-MEL.
  • Ensures compliance with established internal control procedures.
  • Keeps the computer system updated as required. Maintain computerized inventory records and insure system control of all inventory items moved to support AOG events.
  • Coordinate with Vendors to assure that parts purchased, repaired, loaned or borrowed for aircraft have correct documentation, PMA, STC or FAA approval when required.
  • Assure that MSDS sheets and shelf life information is sent with the items.
  • Resolve problems concerning AOG purchases such as short/over shipments and part numbers.  Contacts appropriate vendor to resolve these problems.
  • Works with Day Shift Procurement Specialist / Accounts Payable Department concerning any problems concerning invoices and the reconciliationof vendor statement and holding letters associated with AOG events.
  • Daily work with Materials and other company departments as required to insure proper distribution of AOG materials.
  • Keep the computer updated on the price of items, primary part numbers and primary vendors as required
  • Daily review AOG/MEL items with delivery dates, coordinate expediting of AOG items.
  • Record Material information in the AOD database
  • Maintain Daily AOG briefing


  • Minimum high school graduate, Associate/Bachelor's degree preferred. Actual work experience in Supply Chain in lieu of college will be considered. 
  • Ability to organize work, basic computer skills, excellent writing and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work well as a team member and ability to represent the company is essential.
  • Ability to multitask in a high tempo operation
  • Knowledge of Regulatory Requirements related to procurement of aviation material preferred


  1. Safety - Taking responsibility to put the tools and processes in place that will ensure your own safety and the safety of those around you. The key components of Safety are:  System (SMS), Risk Management, Safety Assurance, Personal Responsibility, Discipline, Compliance (Integrity), and Capacity for Collective Action.
  2. Quality - Meeting the customers' needs and conditions for success over the long term and to the greatest extent possible. The key components of Quality are:  Leadership Position, Technology, Technical Proficiency, Measurement and Accountability, and Innovation.
  3. Efficiency - Ability to maximize the benefits and profits, while minimizing effort and expenditure. The key components of Efficiency are:  Process Efficiency, Organizational Efficiency, Resource Allocation & Maximization, Measurement and Accountability, and Organizational Transparency
  4. Customer Service - Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement. The key components of Customer Service are:  Communication, Consistency, Accessibility, Reliability, and Maintaining an Honest, Respectful and Professional Relationship.


  1. Drive & Energy - Effective performers have a high level of energy and the motivation to sustain it over time. They are ambitious and passionate about their role in the organization. They have the stamina and endurance to handle the substantial workload present in today's organization. They are motivated to maintain a fast pace and continue to produce even in exhausting circumstances.

  2. Functional/Technical Expertise - Effective performers are knowledgeable and skilled in a functional specialty (e.g., finance, marketing, operations, information technologies, human resources, etc.). They add organizational value through unique expertise in a functional specialty area. They remain current in their area of expertise and serve as a resource in that area for the organization.

  3. High Standards - Effective performers establish and model standards that guarantee exceptional quality and necessary attention to detail. They continually seek to improve processes and products, and they hold staff accountable for quality. They find best practices, share them, and then improve upon them.

  4. Initiative - Effective performers are proactive and take action without being prompted. They don't wait to be told what to do or when to do it. They see a need, take responsibility and act on it. They make things happen.

  5. Integrity - Effective performers think and act ethically and honestly. They apply ethical standards of behavior to daily work activities. They take responsibility for their actions and foster a work environment where integrity is rewarded.


The above Statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

PHI, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


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PHI, Inc.


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