• Post Date: September 13, 2023
  • Apply Before: September 29, 2023
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Job Overview

We at PNG Air pride ourselves as the leading domestic airline operating over 26 ports across the length and breadth of Papua New Guinea as the Airline of Choice. Operating the largest fleet of ATR 72-600 series in the region complimented with a fleet of DASH-8. We are committed to providing affordable excellent experience with value fares and competitive cargo rates, ensuring reliable and safe on time service to our valued customers and stakeholders.


The Engineering division seeks potential candidates for the position of Manager Technical Materials within its Technical Materials department. This position is based in Port Moresby and reports to the General Manager MRO.

The incumbent’s primary role is responsible for day to day running of the Supplies section within the MRO department ensuring the on-time delivery of aircraft and non-aircraft spares to the MRO department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Training and developing staff in the Supply department in correct purchasing procedures through the current inventory programmes of IAS and RAAS.
  • Review or update supply chain practices in accordance with new or changing environmental policies, standards, regulations, or laws;
  • Responsible for the acceptance, processing, and completion of all requisition in accordance with policies and procedures;
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders;
  • Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements;
  • Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes or to determine their effect on supply chain activities;
  • Update Management on critical items with acceptable solutions;
  • Analyse reports and provide strategic view point;
  • Provide data cleansing support in IAS and RAAS;
  • Provide coverage on AOG items;
  • Able to efficiently solve problems relating to sales, finance and transportation of goods in locations both national and overseas;
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement quality assurance, to identify or qualify new suppliers;
  • Giving leadership and direction to the application of safety and quality management principles and practices in the procurement, storage, handling and supply of technical materials;
  • Developing and implementing KPIs as a mean of monitoring the department performance and responses on matters such as component availability, weekly AOG analysis and open orders;
  • Any other Ad-hoc task assigned by GM-MRO;

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience in the aviation industry with Aviation Qualification an added advantage;
  • Financial Qualification favourably considered;
  • 10 years in managing high value inventory;
  • 10 years of managerial exposure to part contracts and supply chain partnerships;
  • Experience in Logistic clearance, export and import protocols;
  • Extensive knowledge in computer inventory systems, IAS and RAAS;
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Current drivers licence;
  • Working knowledge of MS Office. (Excel, Word and Outlook);


To apply, please send your application to:

[email protected]

If you are not contacted 10 days after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

Applications close: 5pm Friday 29 September 2023

“We are an equal opportunity employer”

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