Nov 14, 2021

Aviation Procurement Specialist I (TSG)

  • Tyonek Native Corporation
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
Full-Time Aerospace - Aviation

Job Description


  • Responsible for administering a wide variety/value of purchase requisitions/orders in a primarily DOD aviation government contracting/procurement environment.


  • Review requisitions/BOM (Bill of Material) and prepare invitations for purchase orders and/or requests for proposal
  • Accountable for quality and timeliness of purchase orders in support of rapid response programs
  • Work directly with suppliers/PMO to mitigate risk or issues and ensure that project schedule is not compromised
  • Resolve issues and expedite material and service orders for all contracts
  • Communicate with departments such as Engineering, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, and Program Management to ensure product requirements are met
  • Participate in and support internal and external purchasing audits
  • Work with aircraft technical manuals, drawings, and work instructions
  • Maintain existing supplier relationships and initiate potential new supplier relationships
  • Attend internal and supplier meetings as needed
  • Other Duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate discipline desired
  • A minimum of 4 years of verifiable experience procuring aviation related materials/services is required, DoD school training as a 92A or equivalent MOS desired. Civilian training in a similar specialty may be substituted upon verification.
  • Experience issuing Purchase Orders and/or Subcontracts exceeding TINA threshold
  • Comprehensive experience performing price or cost analysis to determine fair and reasonable pricing
  • Sound knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)
  • Experience negotiating price, lead time, and terms and conditions with vendors
  • Experience with Deltek CostPoint or equivalent ERP system required.
  • Experience with DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) compliance desired
  • We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform post offer, pre-employment substance abuse testing.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces and sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs
  • On occasion must be able to lift 25 pounds
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees, and reach above/below shoulders
  • Works in a normal office environment with controlled temperature and lighting conditions


  • TNC and its subsidiaries fall under ANCSA and are entitled under Federal Law to extend hiring preferences to its shareholders. ANCSA provides TNC the authority to give shareholder preference in hiring. TNC reaffirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Tyonek is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and a VEVRAA governed Federal Contractor who affords equal employment opportunity to protected veterans and people with disabilities. TNC provides all employees and job applicants' equal employment opportunities in hiring and promotion without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion, color, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, national origin or any other reason prohibited by law.

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