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Date:  Jun 24, 2024
Location: 

Dallas, Texas, US

Custom Field 4: 
Company:  Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.
Compensation:  Depends on experience and education

About WFS

Join our Worldwide Flight Services family and contribute to the timely delivery of cargo shipment, luggage, business to customer delivery, and on-time flights while operating safely and securely.  We perform at the highest level for our customers every day, and strive to be an exceptional leader in our industry with our teams of cargo, passenger, ramp handling, and technical service experts in 164 airport locations, 18 countries, and on 5 continents.  Are you ready to take off on your next career with us?

Job Summary

This job is primarily responsible for purchasing and sourcing activities in support of regional operations. The role requires excellent interpersonal skills, knowledge of organizational policies, supplier relationship development and management, and traditional purchasing practices representing the Sourcing & Supply Department to front line operations.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for regional purchasing on behalf of station operations (i.e. placing orders for standard supplies like uniforms, office supplies, operational supplies, safety supplies, etc.).
  • Review and research potential new suppliers prior to set up in the company’s accounting system, select and maintain a preferred supplier list for the region
  • Ensure adherence to standard organizational finance policies and procedures
  • Manage employee appreciation program redemption and fulfillment process
  • Communicate with and drive internal customers to centralized purchasing programs through daily interactions
  • Manage day-to-day interaction with centralized supplier partners and review monthly centralized invoices to ensure contract pricing compliance
  • Negotiate/resolve centralized supplier grievances and claims against the company
  • Provide research and support to Purchasing Manager and Director
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge of standard office equipment and of clerical and administrative procedures and systems
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel.
  • Minimum 3 years of purchasing/accounting or other relevant experience (finance, accounts payable, customer service)
  • The ability to interact effectively with peers, executive staff, suppliers, and internal customers in a professional manner. - Strong attention to detail. - Highly organized and focused. - The ability to recognize and safeguard confidential information.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently to achieve team objectives.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to work on multiple projects and to establish appropriate priorities.
  • Ability to maintain focus while operating in a dynamic and high-pressure environment.

Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree a plus/preferred.
  • Background in finance, accounts payable, customer service, or supply chain a plus.
  • Purchasing card administration experience a plus.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Work is performed in an office environment and requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards.
  • In-office attendance is required (i.e. not a work-from-home position).

Perks & Benefits

  • Want your pay in advance?  Access up to 50% of earned wages before payday and get paid up to two days early through the Branch app!
  • Are you a top performer who thrives on recognition?  On the spot awards offered through the Awardco Platform including gift cards and more!
  • Need quality medical care?   Multiple options for both full and part-time employees!
  • Want WFS Employee Extras? Travel Discounts, Pet insurance, Discount Shopping & More!
  • Looking to stay healthy and improve your life?  Wellness Programs offered to all employees!
  • Want to invest in your future?  401k program offered with company match!
  • Looking to grow and have a career with us?  Opportunity for Internal Mobility and transfers available!

 

WFS is an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and inclusion. We accept applications from all qualified individuals.