Maintenance Control & Inventory Specialist

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name


Division Name

Executive Vice President

Position Title

Maintenance Control & Inventory Specialist

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Aviation Maintenance, the Aviation Parts & Inventory Coordinator is
responsible for purchasing, tracking, and maintaining inventory levels to support the AU Aviation Center. Tracks scheduled service inspections and collaborates with the maintenance supervisor and flight school designee to coordinate and manage the unscheduled and scheduled maintenance needs of the customer.

Essential Functions

1. Tracks, inspects, traces, and oversees over 1,000 SKUs, many of which require traceability by serial number, confirmation of certificates of conformance/documentation. Assures accuracy of installed components by serial number to aircraft in order to meet federal airworthiness assurance requirements. Processes core returns to protect value of Auburn assets and secure the aviation component supply chain. Protects value up to $18,000,000 of university assets with unlimited liability exposure.
2. Provides quality control by inspecting purchased parts to identify Suspected Unapproved Parts or non-conformity issues and requests refunds or replacements, as necessary.
3. Maintains appropriate traceability documentation on all parts in inventory, including life-limited part core marking as required by Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs).
4. Prepares scheduled maintenance work order part kits ensuring accurate pricing, quantities, shop/consumable fees, and labor rates have been applied. Creates invoices from work orders and submits to Aviation Customer Service.
5. Updates and tracks scheduled service inspections on Auburn University Professional Flight program aircraft. Coordinates scheduled and unscheduled maintenance events between customers and maintenance with consideration to maintenance work load, staff levels, customer needs, and minimizing aircraft down time.
6. Provides reports and analysis on inventory levels, costs, and discrepancies to the Director of Maintenance. Responsible for gathering and analyzing aircraft maintenance reports, identifying and resolving problems and inefficiencies.
7. Completes tracking updates in flight school management software to include tracking times, dates, and notes. Communicates daily status updates and timelines to the customer.
8.Makes daily decisions used to support the operation which impacts the department’s credibility to include preserving the integrity of the airworthiness and safety of university owned and leased fleet aircraft, playing a critical role in protecting the lives of University employees and students, making resource allocation decisions to maximize availability of aircraft, and determining and executing stock-point policy and reorder triggers for maintaining proper levels of critical inventory for all components. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathering and analyzing information skillfully to include.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.

May be responsible for training, assisting or assigning tasks to others. May provide input to performance reviews of other employees.

Education Level

High School diploma or equivalent.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

2 years

Area of Experience

Experience in aircraft maintenance facility and aviation supply procedures, including aircraft parts and inventory.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of FAA regulations and guidelines.
Knowledge and familiarity with aircraft maintenance logs, AD’s, ICA’s, and 14 CFR part 91 and part 43.
Strong Interpersonal and communication skills within a matrix management structure.

All senses must be correctable to performance required by industrial workplace safety standards (to include Color Vision (Snelling), Near/Intermediate Vision corrected to 20/20, sense of touch, hearing, and smell sufficient to detect subtle differences in condition or presentation that could affect the quality and safety of environment and work performed.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

2 year degree in aviation or management related field preferred

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$35,000 - $58,400

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc., with one often to the point of being objectionable. Injuries may require professional treatment.

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please provide how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have 2 years of experience in aircraft maintenance facility and aviation supply procedures, including aircraft parts
    and inventory?
    • Yes
    • No

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