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Parts Department Associate 


Summary/Objective: The Parts Department Associate is responsible for providing Bemidji Aviation maintenance departments with the parts and supplies needed to support maintenance and flying operations for BASI. This is done in accordance with established corporate policies, procedures and FAA requirements.

Essential Functions:

The Parts Department Associate completes the following activities in a timely manner, per established company guidelines:

  • Ensures that all materials requested by maintenance are provided promptly to support all Bemidji Aviation maintenance related operations, such as repair, inspection, installation.
  • Ensures that parts, equipment and services requisitioned by maintenance personnel are ordered and delivered in a timely manner in all situations.
  • Creates accurate purchase orders.
  • Replenishes stock in maintenance self-serve areas and pilot shop.
  • Communicates effectively with vendors to acquire parts and supplies.
  • Effectively researches alternative vendors for cost savings in purchasing parts.
  • Maintains vendor information in an organized system.
  • Performs shipping and receiving functions
  • Inspects, and bins the daily deliveries of materials to ensure established quality guidelines.
  • Invoices FBO customers at point of sale (POS).
  • Actively participates in the training and implementation and upkeep of the inventory system.
Position Requirements

Competencies and Knowledge: Have demonstrated skills in the following: approachability; time and performance management; strong organizational skills; problem solving; communication skills (verbal and written); ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment; ability to interact with all levels of company personnel, vendors and outside regulatory agencies; professional aptitude; ability to manage multiple projects at one time with time sensitive deadlines and adaptability in an aggressive growth environment.

Work Environment: This job operates approximately 90% of the time inside a climate-controlled building and approximately 10% of the time outside in all types of weather. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, climb up and down stairs, bend/stoop, occasionally push/pull and lift weight up to 75 lbs, use hands to grasp, finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. On rare occasions may be required to crawl, use fine motor manipulations, kneel, and repeat motions.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full time position.

Travel: Some travel will be expected with this position.

Required Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent required - BS/BA preferred. Valid driver’s license. 3 year work history. General clerical capabilities. Experience in parts departments/inventory. Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office programs.

AAP/EEO Statement: Bemidji Aviation is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift First  
Position Parts Department Associate  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Bemidji  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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