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 MIAMI
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Test, repair or overhaul electronic, mechanical, radio equipment, and electro mechanical components.
  • Needs to be familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Performs a variety of complicated tasks.  Usually reports to the lead person, supervisor, or manager.
  • Understand, write, and  read English and a knowledge of basic math.
  • Dexterity with hand tools.
  • Test, Troubleshoot, Repair and calibrate units, using schematics diagrams, Component Maintenance Manuals (CMMs) and other documents such as modifications and customer EO’S
Profile
Job Requirements
  • High School diploma or its equivalent
  • 3 + years of experience in the field or related area.
  • Must possess the ability to follow written instructions from technical manuals and other documents.
  • Must read and work with atlas programs
  • Must possess the ability to troubleshoot, calibrate and repair units, using schematics diagrams, Component Maintenance Manuals (CMMs) and other documents.
  • Must possess the ability to solder and desolder electronic components surface mounted.
  • Must have knowledge and experience with radio, RF circuitry wave guides, digital and analog electronic and Advance testing equipment using ATE equipment. (Voltmeters, Oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzer Function Generators etc).
  • A & P preferable but not mandatory
    • Must possess the ability to work with little or no supervision. 
Reference
Sector / Principal Occupation
Location Miami
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Perform maintenance, preventative maintenance and rework on various types of A/C accessories or component  to include :  propeller brakes, hydraulic valves, hydraulic pumps, actuators, and other electrical/hydraulic components.
Profile
Job Requirements
  • Candidate must possess a High School diploma or its equivalent
  • Candidate must have 3 + years of experience in the related area or field.
  • Candidate must have experience testing hydraulic accessories
  • Candidate must possess the ability to solder and de-solder components.
  • Candidate must have knowledge and experience with voltmeters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzer , function generators, etc.
  • Candidate must possess the ability to troubleshoot, calibrate and repair units, using schematics diagrams, Component Maintenance Manuals (CMMs) and other documents.
  • Candidate must possess the ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Candidate must have basic tools.
  • A & P preferable but not mandatory.
  • Aviation experience a plus
  • Military training or equivalent a plus
  • Candidate must be able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Candidate must understand, write, and read English and a knowledge of basic math
Reference
Sector / Principal Occupation
Location Miami
Roles and Responsibilities

 Ensure all products are in full compliance with applicable FAA regulations and Barfield Aero, LLC policies and procedures.
 Ensure components meet airworthiness criteria.
 Perform Quality Internal Audits.
 Conduct preliminary, in-process, and final inspections.

Profile
Job Requirements

 Thoroughly familiar with applicable regulations in 14 CFR 43,65,145, and with the inspection methods, techniques, practices, aid, equipments and tools used to determine the airworthiness of an article on which maintenance, preventive maintenance, or alterations are performed.
 Proficiency in using the various types of inspection equipment and visual inspection aids appropriate for the area and/or articles being inspected.
 Must read, write, understand, and speak English.
 Certified (FAA Airframe or Powerplant licensed) preferred.
 Applicants without A & P license must have previously been issued a Repairman Certificate with accessory and instrument rating at the minimum.
 Computer literate and proficiency in using MS Office Excel and Word
 Experience in some of the following Articles(Components) is preferable:
. Accessories (Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Electro Mechanical, Generators, CSD’s and IGD, Valves)
. Avionics (DME, ATC Transponders; VOR Nav; VHF Comm; HF Comm; Radar; PA Amplifiers; Control Panels; various avionics instruments)

Reference
Sector / Principal Occupation
Location BARFIELD INC - Medley
Roles and Responsibilities

Manages the units received for repair

  • Ensure sure that the materials received from the customers are part of the contractual list
    • Checks if the repair must be done under warranty or not and ensures that all required paperwork from customer has been provided
    • Issues the Repair Orders and updates the IT Systems accordingly
    • Scan necessary equipment and repair documentation into the IT Systems
    • Ensure shipment of the units to its’ assigned repair shop/OEM via internal or 3rd party Logistics provider

 

Manages the follow up of the repair

  • Daily contact with vendors to expedite and pressure to deliver within our customers’ TAT
  • Negotiates the repair under warranty
  • Negotiates the free of charge standard exchange in case of TAT is overdue
  • Makes sure that the quotes received from the vendor are in accordance with the requested task
    • Makes the quality control when the unit is received after repair and makes sure that the repair has been done in accordance with the requested task
    • Makes sure that all the documentation received with the unit is in accordance with the regulations
    • Coordinate with Shipping department that the unit back is shipped to the customer or as applicable and updates the IT System

 

Manages the costs

 

  • Makes sure that the quotes received from the vendor are in accordance with the requested task and contractual pricing (as applicable)
  • Checks if the all or some of repair cost must be charged back to the customer or not
  • Approved the quote to the vendor
  • Issues the quote to the customer adding the charges according with the contract
  • Makes sure that the invoiced amount received from the vendor corresponds to the quote approved

Customer Support

 

  • Has a daily contact with the internal customers to assist them in their needs
  • Manages the interface between the customer and the Business Partner in case of an urgent need or an AOG request
  • Initiates alternative availability against lowest cost, in case requested part is not yet repaired
    • Ensures customer satisfaction
    • Organises and schedules daily challenges -priorities

 

Reports

 

  • Produces management information about customer service, OEM’s/ Business Partner performance and cost on a weekly and monthly basis
Profile
Job Requirements
  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills, detailed oriented and work well under pressure under time constraints and is able to work independently. Competencies identified for this position:  Accuracy and precision; information gathering; building and maintaining relationships, team player; problem analysis; integrity; initiative; written and oral communication.  
  • Works well under pressure
  • High School Diploma and some College preferred.
  • Languages: Fluent English ( French, and Spanish are a plus)
  • Knowledge and experience in aviation especially in the aircraft components industry (MRO). Minimum five years relevant administration experience is required. Assessing and resolving vendor’s operational issues and prioritizing these based on customer’s operational necessities.  Strong technical skills including knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office Suite, internet searching and email communication.
    • Knowledge of SAP, QAV, Internet and MS office Package (Excel and Outlook)
Reference
Sector / Principal Occupation
Location Barfield AERO, LLC
Roles and Responsibilities

 Responsible for assigning, and assuring Pneumatic/Tra shop’s production obligations within required TAT’s and Cost, while maintaining the expected quality standard. Able to support the operations manager with required shop responsibilities, productivity goals, process improvements and/ or delegate his own to subordinates. Manages /approves Technician work hours/time off. Evaluates technology levels of team members, in relation to the assignments /work flow. Works closely with Engineering to improve/modify existing capabilities and/or test stands. Performs and/or oversees the necessary training to the required shop team members and assigns specialized training. Performs testing, inspection, quoting, maintenance, preventative maintenance and rework on various types of A/C pneumatic accessories to include but not limited to, Thrust Reverser CDU’s, Press. Reg./ Flow Control/ Cabin Press. Safety/ Trim/ Anti-Ice/ Starter Valves, H.P.Controllers, Pne Starters, ACM’s, while keeping in line with the respective CMM, SPM, SB/AD, EO, Airline Tech. Document, or other OEM Tech. Data.

Profile
Job Requirements

Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
10 years pneumatics (or equiv.), experience minimum
Extensive pneumatic (preferred.) and /or mechanical accessory disassembly, inspect, assembly, test, experience
Extensive experience in calibrating and troubleshooting mechanical aircraft accessories
Highly capable at assimilating different pneumatic capabilities and /or to understand any technical data comprehensively.
Excels at knowing how to approach, motivate and manage people to meet team/company goals, while maintaining a proper work environment.
Has a higher level of organizational /project management, lean thinking and process improvement skills
Superior at working in a fast pace environment, while multi-tasking
Experienced Trainer with high level communication skills
Proactive to identify opportunities for cost savings whether technical, process, or structural.
Able to communicate in English expertly, technically and professionally.
A & P, Repairman’s Certificate, FCC Lic., preferable but not mandatory
Military training or equivalent a plus

  • 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