6 days old

Staff Assistant, Corporate Purchasing

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 20200 


Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.


You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.


What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.


Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

This job is a member of the Finance Team within the Finance Division. This position will be responsible for providing support to the Procurement Center of Excellence by working closely with internal American Airlines stakeholders to understand their needs, objectives, product/service requirements.


Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change
  • Provides system-wide administrative support for the Quick Buy online sourcing tool
  • Assists with Quick Buy training for employees as required
  • Prints and distributes Purchase Orders daily
  • Adds, updates and deletes information in AAPICS
  • Maintains Buyer Code table
  • Receives and resolves calls and messages to Quick Buy Help Desk
  • Tracks, cancels and takes receipt of Purchas Orders
  • Runs reports for airport General Managers
  • Advises employees throughout the system on company and department policies and procedures
  • Orders various supplies for the Corporate Purchasing team


Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education/experience
  • Procurement and Supply Chain experience
  • Familiarity with Quick Buy
  • Customer Service experience
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Software (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Self-directed and resourceful with the ability to handle multiple, simultaneous tasks with exhibited follow through and initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • High ethical standards
  • Flexible team player
  • SAP/Ariba
  • SharePoint

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 20200 


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