Supervisor Materials Operations - PVD

Breeze Airways

Breeze Airways

People & HR, Operations
Providence, RI, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Working at Breeze Airways is an exciting endeavor and a serious commitment to bring “The World’s Nicest Airline” to life. We work cross-functionally with truly awesome Team Members to deliver on our mission: “To make the world of travel simple, affordable, and convenient. Improving our guests travel experience using technology, ingenuity and kindness.”

Position Summary

The Materials Supervisor oversees the warehouse and inventory management of materials and parts for the Breeze Material Operations Department at the warehouse and flight line. Responsibilities include receiving, binning, issuing, shipping, securing, and maintaining integrity of all Breeze materials. The Supervisor develops, implements, and documents operational processes and procedures, including tracking associated operational metrics for efficient materials handling. They also monitor and review activities of the Materials Operations Team during unattended supervisory shifts.

Essential Functions

  • Receive, bin, issue, ship, manage, and secure all warehouse materials
  • Oversee, monitor, and review activity of all Material Operations Specialists during their shift
  • Perform material receiving in accordance with Breeze GMM, to ensure parts conform to purchase/repair orders requirements and contain the proper documentation
  • Maintain accurate bin balances through accurate transactions and physical inventories check
  • Manage the shelf-life program to ensure no materials are used in aircraft maintenance beyond their shelf life limits
  • Manage the tooling and equipment storage, repairs, calibration, handling, control, and logistics
  • Maintain the quarantine and disposition of unserviceable and questionable parts
  • Manage the area segregation for airborne and non-aircraft parts/materials
  • Assist with unserviceable parts review and disposition
  • Make recommendations in scrap/repair decisions and ensures scrapped parts are dispositioned in accordance with Breeze policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements
  • Communicate with the Technical Buyer and Repair Coordinator to track all purchase and repair orders
  • Communicate with Line Maintenance to identify and correct potential disruptions related to parts or tooling for AOG, DMIs, MELs, NEF, and scheduled maintenance
  • Coordinate and direct the distribution of all parts including AOG shipments
  • Work with transportation providers on pick-ups and deliveries
  • Control and manage inventory movements of Breeze-owned and -consigned inventory
  • Manage team to perform cycle counts of Breeze-owned and -consigned parts
  • Responsible for the handling of hazardous materials including domestic and international shipping
  • Develop and oversee internal audits related to safety, parts, and materials control, shelf life, electro-static discharge, tooling, and bin maintenance
  • Safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols
  • Prepare forecasts, track and report metrics for labor utilization, capacity, and performance, and identify trends and opportunities for improvement
  • Ensure productivity, safety, and quality goals are achieved through a process of continuous process improvement
  • Assist in the recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training of Team Members
  • Achieve performance measures and adhere to established standards in conjunction with Breeze Aviation Group Values of Safety, Kindness, Integrity, Ingenuity, and Excellence

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in requisitioning, receiving, storing, moving, issuing, and shipping aircraft materials, supplies and equipment, including experience in warehousing functions, policies, and procedures
  • Previous experience with leading an airline warehouse operation
  • Knowledge of supervisory work and leadership skills and techniques
  • Knowledge of storekeeping and inventory control practices for a wide variety of parts, supplies, and equipment
  • Forklift experience required
  • General understanding of FAA regulations including FAR part 121 operations
  • Must be able to pass a ten-year background check and obtain an airport security badge
  • Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record
  • High performance orientation, ability to work well under pressure, prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and maintain flexibility
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, and time management skills
  • Self-starter must have a positive attitude and strong desire for success
  • Complete projects on time with minimal supervision, ability to work varied hours when necessary to meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
  • Purchasing and supply management professional certification
  • TRAX experience


  • Strong computer skills including familiarity with Excel
  • Ability to lead a team during a shift to ensure all duties and tasks are being accomplished
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to perform effectively in a virtual environment with minimal supervision
  • Must have the ability to work with a wide variety of personalities and levels of personnel within and outside the company
  • Must possess the ability to handle difficult situations whilst maintaining a calm demeanor
  • Must be willing to operate in a 24/7 environment
  • Exemplifies Breeze’s safety culture, values, and mission

Breeze Airways provides equal employment opportunities to all Team Members and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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