Careers

Careers

Join Barfield and become a part of the adventure!

Barfield, a state of mind, an entrepreneurial culture

Working at Barfield is working for an international group with a human dimension: its organization allows for autonomy, initiative and team spirit.

Your integration within Barfield

At Barfield, everything is done to accompany your first steps in the company, thanks to an integration plan coordinated by the Vice President of Human Resources and your department manager. Whichever your job description or your site, a successful integration is based on four pillars:

  • The understanding of the AFI KLM E&M Group’s strategy and how this strategy is translated to Barfield in the Americas,
  • The understanding of the transversal characteristic of your product line (Adaptive services, Distribution and Ground Support test Equipment) or your department (Sales and Marketing, Human Resources, Communication, Quality, IT, etc.),
  • Getting acquainted with all fields of the profession,
  • The understanding and appropriation of your assignments.

Result-driven management, at the center of Barfield’s Human Resources policy

As soon as you arrive, individual objectives in connection with your assignments will be set by your manager. They are set according to the group objectives of your department and manager. Your performance as well as the company depend on the achievement of these objectives.
You therefore have your role to play in the group’s success. To reach your objectives, your manager will give you the necessary amount of autonomy and support through regular meetings and a yearly individual evaluation. 

Training, a key element for Barfield

Enabling its employees to develop their skills in order to grow along with technology is essential in the aeronautical maintenance sector. Barfield is fully aware of this and disposes of its own training activity, Barfield training, as well as its network of training staff, whom train the group’s colleagues and make it possible for them to obtain their aircraft qualifications (Boeing, Airbus, etc.). It is also a reference in the profession as our entities train technicians all around the world.
Growing with Barfield also brings the opportunity to develop international project management skills: each year, many colleagues are sent abroad to cto managing projects, directly with our customers or within maintenance centers. Training is a key element, please do not hesitate to contact your HR manager to find out about possible training opportunities.

Spotting talents and accompanying them in their development is essential for the company and the group’s future.


Each year, Barfield offers to many talented staff members the possibility to take on new responsibilities. Internal promotion is a strong value and Barfield pursues this policy to improve the knowledge of its areas of expertise and detect managerial talents.

Internship

We have an Internship Program for those of you who are pursuing a college degree in the following fields: Sales & Marketing, IT, Engineering, Finance, Purchasing and Human Resources.

The Internship Program is based on a "needs assessment", done by each of these departments in the last quarter of the year. In some instances, some departments might not be in need of an intern for that particular year.

Requirements to be an intern:

  • You must be in your junior year
  • Work at least 6 hours per day
  • Work 5 days a week
  • 6 to 12 months Internship only

If you are interested please fill out the appropriate form.

Barfield, an equal opportunity employer.

People are the cornerstone of our business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. The objective of the policy is to obtain individuals who are qualified or trainable for positions by virtue of job related standards of education, training, experience and other related and valid qualifications. This policy is consistent with the requirements and objectives set forth by Executive Order 11246, and all related Federal regulations. A basic belief at our company is that we are more than a collection of individuals. We are a team, at our best only when every member participates fully.
Barfield is also committed to being an employer of choice. In doing so, the company seeks to develop and nurture its diversity and believes that this diversity strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all employees. Barfield is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.  
Today Barfield welcomes you. The company values your skills and will accompany you in developing them.

- Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law

- "EEO is the Law" Supplement.

- Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accomodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Sissi De La Espriella, VP-HR, at SISSI.DELAESPRIELLA@BARFIELDINC.COM or at 305.894-5318.

  • Position
  • Date advertised
  • Type of Contract
Reference
Sector / Principal Occupation
Location Barfield AERO, LLC
Roles and Responsibilities

 Verify purchases requests by comparing items requested to historical procurement data
 Select best vendor based on prices, lead time, and availability of full trace and certifications
 Prepare purchase orders by verifying quantities and market prices
 Monitor, follow up, expedite, and propose alternate solutions when needed
 Expedite payments for COD purchases and organize pick ups
 Prepare RMA for material to be returned to your vendors

Profile
Job Requirements

 1-2 years’ experience in purchasing environment or inventory planning
 Knowledge of basic inventory planning methods
 Strong computer skills, with proficient use of Excel (vlookups, queries, pivot tables…)
 Extremely organized and attention to details
 Ability to establish good working relationships with office and workshop coworkers
 Work in a fast paced and stressful environment

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Sector / Principal Occupation
Location BarfieldAero
Roles and Responsibilities

Primarily transporting aircraft components to and from various locations including but not limited to customers, vendors, intercompany facilities, etc. Assuring the safe and accurate delivery of all items transported. Identifying and following the most efficient routes throughout the deliveries/pickups. Recognizing and communicating any job related obstacles to his supervisor in a timely manner. Multi-tasking assignments, while working in time sensitive/fast pace environment. Additionally, requiring to perform receiving inspections of aircraft components (unserviceable and serviceable), in order to route them into the shops, stockroom and/or out to customers or vendors. Use the company ERP system (Quantum), to research component history, shop capabilities, verify customer RO information, confirm reliability data, open Work Orders, while assuring the quality/accuracy of the data entered. Send and receive/answer emails, from different intercompany departments in an efficient and professional manner. Package aircraft components per standard industry practices (ATA300), and following department procedures. Process shipments in FEDEX, UPS, or DHL tracking systems.
Follow procedures as per company policy and other agency regulations, including paperwork proper completion, training, safety, housekeeping, and others specified in the Repair Station Manual and Employee Handbook.

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Job Requirements

Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
Possess a valid FL driver’s license with a minimum of 5 years driving record without traffic citations or vehicle accidents.
Ability to learn/ understand aviation terminology in respect to job responsibilities
Be organized and diligent in work environment
Be able to read, write and communicate in English clearly/ professionally
Quality oriented and proactive self-starter
Computer/PC or data entry familiarity is preferable but not mandatory
Military training or equivalent a plus

Reference
Sector / Principal Occupation
Location Barfield AERO, LLC
Roles and Responsibilities

Transcribe teardown report from Work Orders received from Production
o Check teardown findings and verify accuracy of handwritten transcription from the shop, correct it if description does not support an over-and-above quote or customer requires a different approach.
o Redefine work scope or confirm when we have a WO with low or negative margin, suggest adding or taking off parts after shop review and approval.
• Check in internal database for contract terms and price conditions: Coordinate with production, ENG and customer support in case of over-and-above cases, warranty cases, WO’s needing ENG reports, reliability improvement and any customer issues and requests.
• Price WO’s and move to appropriate step:
o Look for parts availability or alternate options depending on customer and contract conditions. Analyze NNWT cases, try to find them and rephrase them with shop feedback.
o Check FMV/ new price of end unit to assess value vs. contract price (flat rate, agreed price, PBH, etc). Look for end units in the market through Sales or directly on ILS for parts when we have a negative margin WO, BER is not an option, long lead times, unprocurable parts, exchanges are needed, etc.
• Frequently generate and review Quoting reports to keep priority WO’s up to date.
• Constantly coordinate with Customer Support, and other areas as needed, regarding issues or delays; and with Engineering regarding warranties or units requiring Engineering report:
o SUB processing: ENG approved vendor to be checked vs. market price, repair quote, re-quote or find a new vendor. Assessment to correct or remove any unnecessary charges.
o Work with cross functional teams (Production, Engineering, Customer Support, Purchasing, etc.) to complete any information needed to price. 

RFP (Request for Proposal) assessment and pricing:
o RFP analysis: Capability check among ATL and group companies,
Engineering feedback regarding capability update and volume data and input
from Purchasing.
o Cost and price units per Quoting parameters: Use labor rates per shop,
markups, margins and customer contract requirements (contract duration,
TAT penalties, escalation, etc) to build pricing per work scope required.
• Answer Daily RFQ’s received via email, websites and customer service.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Profile
Job Requirements

• At least 3 years of experience in the aviation MRO industry and/or pricing/costing
environment position.
• Good knowledge of piece parts and their cost.
• Previous experience in quoting, finance and procurement is a plus.
• Bachelor’s degree on Technical, Administrative, Engineering or Management field.
• Strong interpersonal skills with focus on collaboration, co-operation and communication.
• Ability to communicate clearly and establish good working relations with other
departments such as Engineering, Production, Procurement, Customer Support and
Shipping.
• Able to read and understand technical documents such as OEM CMM, ADs, SBs, and
EO.
• Strong computer skills with proficient use of Excel (pivot tables, vlookups) and basic
Access.
• Candidate must have good analytical/numerical skills. Attention to detail is a must.
• Fluency in English required. Knowledge of Spanish or French a plus.

Reference
Sector / Principal Occupation
Location Miami
Roles and Responsibilities

We are looking for a skilled and experienced professional to oversee the Marketing responsibilities of our company. The ideal candidate will have a previous successful experience in Aviation, in a marketing position. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to work autonomously, be proactive to reach his/her objectives. This position works collaboratively with the sales & engineering team and report to the VP Marketing & Communication. This position is based in Miami, with limited travel requirements.

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Job Requirements

• Identify competitive advantage products and offer solutions to market them. Design and provide marketing tools for the sales team.
• Provide marketing feedback on industrial development plans.
• Work closely with AFI KLM E&M Corporate Marketing Team on market analysis, forecast on MRO market and competition.
• Animate workshop to determine Key Differentiators in the Americas, define competitive positioning & create marketing tools.
• Organize seminars and workshop for the sales team (Barfield & AFI KLM E&M).
• Monitoring of the revenue and margin by customers, build action plans for improvements.
• Establish Actions Plan to increase revenues for targeting customers.
• Work closely with the Communication team on planning customer events.
• University degree: Administration, Marketing or Business.
• Minimum of 3 years in Aerospace, at a similar position.
• Ability to achieve results while working independently.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Fluent in English, and Spanish. French is a plus.
• Excel and Power Point: Advanced Level.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Team Player and proactive attitude.

  • BUYER
  • 14-02-2017
  • Full Time
Reference
Sector / Principal Occupation
Location Miami
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Purchases and obtains prices for all shop needs from approved vendors,
  • Addresses any requests from other departments and performs follow-up.
  • Maintains an open channel of communication with internal customers and vendors provides status of all open issues.
  • Maintains and expands on the working relationship with assigned OEM vendors.
  • Receives and enters confirmations on all placed orders and follows up on unconfirmed orders.
  • Performs follow up on pending orders to ensure their timely delivery.
  • Ensure processing of RMA’s in a proper and timely manner.
  • Generates and maintains excel spreadsheets as needed to document and track savings and productivity as needed
  • Ensures application of quality requirements when procuring items from non OEM vendors, particularly all traceability requirements.
Profile
Job Requirements
  • 1-2 year  experience in aviation  purchasing environment or inventory planning
  • Knowledge of basic inventory planning methods
  • Strong computer skills, with proficient use of Excel (vlookups, queries, pivot tables…)
  • Extremely organized and attention to details
  • Ability to establish good working relationships with office and workshop coworkers
  • Work in a fast paced and stressful environment