Aviation Buyer

Aviation Buyer

IAP Worldwide Services, Inc | Oklahoma City, OK, 73116, US
Salary Range:$53,000 – $78,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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As the Aviation Buyer you will purchase items, services, materials, equipment and/or supplies as requested by and in support of all lines of business within the company.


Reviews and audits approved purchase requisitions for compliance with contract requirements, company policy and procedure, FAR and DFAR.
Prepares source selection, issues RFQs, prepares price analysis, performs market research, determines price fair and reasonableness, recommends and selects suppliers for award.
Expedites purchases as needed to freight forwarders or project sites.
Conducts periodic market studies and analyzes to build / enhance supplier base, manages information within vendor database and assists in supplier vetting/grading process.
Negotiates and settles with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over shipments, cancellations and engineering changes.
Negotiations, file preparations, reconciles invoicing, purchase order, assists in receiving and accounting discrepancies and prepares files for closeout.
Supports pricing for business development and proposal activities; to include, locating new vendors as required for the specific procurement effort.
Provides due diligence/vetting activities for new and existing vendors.
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
4 years of experience in aviation buying and procurement.
2 years in a US Government purchasing environment.
Experience in procurement supporting projects at various remote sites.
Experience with FAR/DFAR.
Moderate to advanced expertise in procurement systems such as Pentagon 2000, MAXIMO, Costpoint, or similar.


Moderate skill level working with Microsoft WORD & EXCEL.
Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills and ability to multi-task, set individual task by assigned priorities and work with minimal supervision.

JPATS Logistics Services (JLS)

JPATS Logistics Services, LLC. (JLS), provides Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) under the Contractor Operated and Maintained Base Supply (COMBS) services for the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS) T-6A/B/D program (“T-6 Program”). Our company’s capabilities combine relevant experience in scope, magnitude, and complexity to accomplish superior CLS services to our customer. JLS offers proven industry best practices to provide the Government the most efficient and cost-effective solution to the JPATS COMBS requirements. JPATS Logistics Services, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IAP Worldwide Services, Inc.

JLS is an EOE, including disability/vets.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.