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Aviation Parts Purchaser

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Winnipeg




Aviation Parts Purchaser (Permanent)

Winnipeg, Manitoba 



Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, asset management, and specialist training, Babcock International works with customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.


In Canada, Babcock works in the Marine sector, where our teams provide critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. Our Canadian team is proud to be trusted to deliver key naval in-service support for the Royal Canadian Navy. We also operate in the Aviation sector, where Babcock ensures that the aircrew trainees of our partner nations receive the world’s best flying training. We deliver vital aerial emergency services and are proud to have been selected by the Government of Manitoba to deliver their wildfire suppression services, as well as key components of their critical air ambulance services. As well, we have expanded into the Canadian Nuclear Energy Industry. Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, is a leading nuclear services company with a growing national and global presence. Drawing on over 60 years of nuclear experience, Cavendish Nuclear provides specialized service solutions in Canada, with global capabilities across the entire nuclear life cycle.

Whether it is providing technical training instruction, developing training materials or maintaining critical training assets, Babcock is trusted by its customers to deliver world-class training solutions.


Our business relies on our people delivering their best day in and day out. As individuals, we all make a difference to our colleagues, our customers and others who we interact with on a daily basis. Collectively at Babcock, our employees embody the ‘Being Babcock’ principles that help make us great at what we do:


  • Always strive to deliver
  • Build great relationships based on trust
  • Safeguard customers’ reputations
  • Never compromise on health and safety
  • Challenge ourselves and each other
  • Respect people and value their diversity
  • Thrive on complexity
  • Trust our people to deliver


We encourage you to explore our Babcock Canada website to learn more about us at


In this role, you will:


Be responsible for the purchasing of specialized and non-specialized aviation parts, materials and equipment required and utilized in the maintenance of aircraft operated in support of the Aviation sector.  This includes, but is not limited to:


  • Source parts, materials and tooling for aircraft as needed as outlined in the MPM ensuring appropriate parts documentation and use of appropriately rated AMOs
    • Monitor parts requests
    • Select and contact vendors for parts availability
    • Submit New Vendor requests to AVL team and QA Manager as required
    • Liaise with Vendors for timeline of repairs and parts delivery
    • Create Purchase and Repair Orders in WinAir as applicable ensuring AOG items are prioritized and delivery arrangements are made
    • Liaise with Procurement to create IFS POs
    • Advise stakeholders of the status of requests and keep updated
    • Monitor outstanding aircraft parts and materials and communicate delays
    • Monitor and maintain inventory stock levels with the assistance of the Stores department
    • After hours on-call rotation during aircraft deployment
  • Provide support to Aviation Service team as required
  • Update KPIs and other reporting for parts and materials, as necessary to support the business unit
  • Report safety hazards or concerns noticed in the course of your duties through the Safety Management System (SMS) system
  • Participate in all training needs as assigned including Human Factors, Ladder & Lifting, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Transportation of Dangerous Goods and others as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


As our ideal candidate,


  • You have at least a high school diploma or equivalent (College or University diploma would be an asset)
  • You have 5 years or more of experience in the Aviation industry with an understanding of the Canadian Aviation Regulations and parts certifications
  • You have a high attention to detail
  • You have experience in the following areas:
    • WinAir 7
    • Aviation Stores experience or oversight
    • Aviation Purchasing experience or oversight
    • WHMIS training an asset (annual training is provided)
  • Proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, meaning that you must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Government of Canada with the final dose at least 14 days prior to your start date
  • You are eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance


Applicants, please apply online at



Babcock Canada supports the safety and wellbeing of our employees through the following programs:

  • Contributions towards an employee’s physical and mental health
  • Wellness days
  • Supportive work life balance: flexible work schedule and competitive annual vacation time off
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contribution
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Support of professional development and reimbursement of membership dues
  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families

Babcock is committed to promoting a workforce without boundaries. One that welcomes everyone to contribute to our success regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.

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