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    Material Planner

    Boeing - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    Joyce Tong

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities

    • Responsible for executing and achieving the objectives of the Boeing Integrated Materials Management program at Saudi Arabian Airlines with particular emphasis on maintaining customer satisfaction.
    • Responsible for order management, inventory levels and controls, acquisition of maintenance planning and scheduling information from the airline, expediting supplier deliveries with the IMM Asia Regional Center, and maintenance of an excellent customer relationship in order to achieve the contract and business plan goals.
    • The Material Planner will also assist the IMM Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the development of processes and procedures to meet the business goals.
    • Other tasks and duties requested by management. This job may be level 2 or level 3 and will determined by the level of experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, in relation to the scope and responsibility of the position.


    You should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

    • Ability to work in a multi-disciplined team, interfacing with customers, Boeing’s Asia Regional Center, and other Boeing entities is needed.
    • Excellent customer service, communication, and problem solving skills are required.
    • Experience in materials management, specifically within an airline operations environment is required.
    • Familiarity and with Microsoft office products is required.
    • Knowledge of Oracle software is desired.
    • Proficiency (verbal and written) in Arabic and English is required.
    • Rotable component planning, aircraft maintenance planning/scheduling and/or procurement/purchasing background are highly desirable.
    • Some international travel may be required.


    Your profile

    Basic Qualifications for Consideration:

    Do you have experience in materials management, specifically within an airline operations environment?

    Do you have proficiency (verbal and written) in Arabic and English?

    Are you a Saudi Arabia National?

    Typical Education/Experience:

    Prefer a bachelors degree and 5 years of related experience in Material Management and/or Supply Chain Management positions in the airline business environment. (Only university degrees from universities that have been accredited by the Ministry of High Education in Saudi Arabia will be considered as valid).

    What we offer you

    Important information regarding this requisition:

    This position will be part of Boeing International. This requisition is for an international, locally hired position in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Pursuant to Council of Ministers Resolution No. 50, dated 21/4/1415H (September 27, 1994) regarding Saudization, this position currently can be filled only by a Saudi national. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S.-based payroll.

    This job may be level 2 or 3 and will determined by the level of experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, in relation to the scope and responsibility of the position.

    Job Details

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    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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    Employer (Private Sector)
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    Preferred Candidate

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    Mid Career
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    About This Company

    Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing operates the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing provides products and support services to customers in 150 countries and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales.

    Boeing has a long tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation. We continue to expand our product line and services to meet emerging customer needs. Our broad range of capabilities includes creating new, more efficient members of our commercial airplane family; integrating military platforms, defense systems and the warfighter through network-centric operations; creating advanced technology solutions that reach across business units; e-enabling airplanes and providing connectivity on moving platforms; and arranging financing solutions for our customers.

    Headquartered in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 170,000 people across the United States and in 70 countries. This represents one of the most diverse, talented and innovative workforces anywhere. More than 140,000 of our people hold college degrees--including nearly 35,000 advanced degrees--in virtually every business and technical field from approximately 2,700 colleges and universities worldwide. Our enterprise also leverages the talents of hundreds of thousands more skilled people working for Boeing suppliers worldwide.