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.

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  • Date advertised
  • Type of Contract
Reference Ground Support Test Equipment
Sector / Principal Occupation Ground Support Test Equipment
Location Miami
Duration Full Time
Roles and Responsibilities
  •  Candidate must have a good understanding of Multimeters, Oscilloscopes, Power Quality, Thermal Imaging and other electronic testing equipment.

  •  Candidate must have good knowledge of aircraft Radio Frequency systems.

  •  Developed business acumen leading to repeat business and important sales volume

  •  Performs additional duties assigned, including GSTE development and promotion

  •  Be capable of answering technical customer questions for the entire Barfield and distributed product lines.

  •  Good written and verbal communication, record keeping and problem-solving skills

  •  Manage in-house and out-house equipment operational training.

  •  Other duties may be assigned as required by management

SALES RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Develop/maintain a relationship with OEM's, FBO’s, Airlines and military organizations to promote Barfield and other GSTE manufactures.
  •  Continuous communications and follow-up with the key customers.
  •  Be equally involved in Lead Generation, Client Contact, Product Demos, and pre-and post sales activities.
  •  Strategize and develop multi-platform approaches to market a new and existing Barfield product that maximize sales impact and promotes increased sales efficiency.

 

PRODUCT RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Electronic Test Equipment
  •  Radio Frequency Test Equipment
  •  Intermittent fault and wire testing equipment
  •  All Barfield manufactured and distributed Ground Support Test Equipment.
Profile
Job Requirements
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

  •  Proficient with aircraft Radio Frequency (RF) systems and testing.

  •  Candidate will have the ability to research Aircraft Maintenance documentation and troubleshoot using aircraft wiring diagrams.

  •  Knowledge and/or previous experience with the use of Barfield and other aircraft test equipment a plus.

  •  Managed sales over large territory while working on qualification, presentation and demonstration of several lines of aviation test equipment

  •  Time management (focus on the subject), listening skills, able to adjust to change, able to deal with pressure and stay calm and clear in thoughts

  •  Good record keeping and problem solving skills

  •  Must have good multi-tasking abilities to complete tasks assigned, quickly and on time

  •  Must have good customer relation skills


Requirements and Skills


  •  Minimum of 7 years Avionics maintenance and/or Airframe and Power plant License with similar experience.

  •  Experience in Technical Sales of aircraft instruments, systems or test equipment.

  •  Comfortable performing presentations and/or training to audiences of technical personnel.

  •  Fluent or basic understanding of French, Spanish or other language a plus.
Reference Operations – Shops 6
Sector / Principal Occupation HYDRAULIC TECHNICIAN
Location Miami
Duration Full Time
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 Customer Service
Sector / Principal Occupation Customer Service
Location Doral
Duration Full Time
Roles and Responsibilities

Respond to day-to-day Customer Support functions: 

Focal point for customer for the routine transactions.

Respond telephone calls and emails in a timely manner. 

Respond RFQ

Manage work orders to minimize work stoppage on routine basis: 

Expedite and coordinate with other departments to meet due dates for TAT and OTD performance. Liaison between internal shops, trading, sub-Contracting team, procurement, logistic, Engineering etc. 

Assign priorities to the work orders based on customer needs and contractual TAT.

 Resolve discrepancies during the receiving process. 

Maintain ERP and external platforms such Aero Exchange & One Aero up-to-date

 Manage the exchange/pool process, from the customer request to the core receiving.

Manage quotes and approvals in accordance with contract terms and conditions.

 Review quotes as per contractual terms.  

Send quotes in a timely manner.

 Follow-up approvals of quotes and process approvals.

 Reserve Material to WO after quote approved

 Process Invoices (SO and WO)

 Assist Program Manager on the day-to-day operation: 

Assist in preparing Program Reviews.

 Resolve shipment and customs issues. 

Prepare Commercial Invoice. 

Execute Customer Checks: BLU-JAY and EUC.

Profile
Job Requirements

Required Skills/Competencies/Qualifications:
 

  • High School diploma.
  •  College Degree or 3 years minimum experience in customer support related position.
  •  Proficient use of Excel.
     
  • Organized, analytical and with attention to details.
  •  Ability to establish good working relationships with internal and external customers.
     
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
     
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  •  Must be fluent in English
Reference stockroom clerk
Sector / Principal Occupation Purchasing Department
Location Miami
Duration Full Time
Roles and Responsibilities
  •  Picking parts – scanning parts from assigned storage locations;

  •  Processing sales orders includes: picking, verifying and retrieving QC document storage

  •  Put away new inventory in proper locations by scanning into SAP inventory system;

  •  Cycle counting inventory;

  •  Retrieve customer unit and AOG;

  •  Transporting of LRU inventory between main building and off-site warehouse;
Profile
Job Requirements
  •  Occasionally, lift up to 50 lbs.

  •  Must be a high school graduate or equivalent;

  •  Must be computer literate (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel)

  •  Must have a valid driver’s license

  •  Must have ability to comprehend and communicate in English

  •  Must have minimum 1 year experience.
Reference Finace
Sector / Principal Occupation finance
Location Miami
Duration Full Time
Roles and Responsibilities
  •  Prepares consolidated income statement reporting packages with commentary.
  •  Analysis and commentary of actual financial results vs. budget, forecast and prior year.
  •  Participate in the month end financial close process as needed.
  •  Performs monthly and quarterly analysis on costs, margins, inventories, cash, hour’s rates for actuals vs. budget and prior year.
  •  Daily follow-up of revenue and margin trends.
  •  Supports completion of the annual budget, short-term forecast and the three-year strategic plan.
  •  Knowledge & understanding on costing activity including knowledge on cost allocation methodology.
  •  Responsible for reporting monthly Financial and Intragroup statements to Air France/KLM (using BFC / Magnitude).
Profile
Job Requirements
  •  Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics from an accredited college or university.
  •  Minimum 4 year of related work experience in Finance/accounting.
  •  Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  •  Extensive knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel, Access, PowerPivot and PowerPoint).
Reference
Sector / Principal Occupation
Location Miami,Fl
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
 2+ years of experience in the field or related area.
 Must possess the ability to follow written instructions from technical manuals and other documents.
 Must have good verbal and written skills in English.
 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, 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

Ensure Optimization of all inventory to support all the operations of the Barfield Group and guarantee dynamic management of the inventory. Responsible of the material master for the Barfield Group.

 Scope: All type of inventory (LRU, SRU, expendables, consumables) with the Business Units ARO and BIC

Optimization of  LRU inventory (ALP, Brokering)

  • Contribute to initial dimensioning of pool for new programs/contracts
  • Identify inventory to move from ALP to Brokering
  • Identify inventory to add to pool to reduce exchange cost
  • Challenge lease solutions versus ownership or consigned models
  • Identify inventory that needs to be upgraded
  • Participate to or lead  initiatives to optimize assets across the different entities of the US and world-wide group
  • Develop consignment projects with Inventory partners
  • Lead reconciliation of inventory with Lessors
  • Validate lease payments on monthly basis
  • Process BER pool units out of stock and redirect cost to the right program.

 

Optimization of expendable, consumables and SRU inventory

  • Lead definition of Initial provisioning to support new capability development
  • Ensure frequent update of replenishment parameters to ensure relevance of inventory
  • Lead implementation of tools to facilitate dynamic dimensioning of the expendable inventory
  • Identify parts to be sold due to high coverage, support marketing activity of surplus expendables by providing all information needed by sales team
  • Ensure review of repair performance by product lines
  • Adapt inventory to new requirements like won or lost repair or distribution contracts

    Optimization of expendable, consumables and SRU inventory

    • Maintain PMA approved listing, piece part exclusions, critical LRU listing, and static min max listings within the Lokad system.
    • Monitor good application of Lokad’s purchase recommendations by Purchasing Dept
    • Troubleshoot and identify issues within the Lokad system in order to improve its accuracy and efficiency.
    • Manage Air France parts consignent (Mi1 M150) parts availability and monthly payments.

     

    Control Material master

    • Perform regular check to identify problem to be cleaned-up
    • Enforce process to ensure creation of correct records
    • Enrich the material master with available information to make it more relevant and useful (update of LRU FMV and repair cost, Higher assembly for expendables,…)

     

    Reporting

    • Perform all analysis, investigation and reporting as required by Finance or Management
    • Ensure quarterly depreciation requirement analysis and ensure joined review with Finance
    • Ensure monthly inventory report to follow-up all inventory values, as well as major changes through waterfall indicators.
    • Review trade sales on monthly basis to confirm depreciation amount of items sold.
    • Match inventory figures with Finance to detect any discrepancies
    • Consolidate ARO , BIC  and PEL inventory value and reporting  to give global Barfield picture

     

    Controlling of key processes

    • Validate any Pool addition or BER replacement, process customer WOs, issue BER units out of stock, and provide purchase request to Trading department
    • Review and challenge exchange request if program or trading asked for help and decide to exchange or to purchase based on current pool performance.
    • Monitor the Business unit procurement activity to ensure practices and performance in line with supply chain set-up.
    • Monitor repair and sales order inputs to detect changes and take early action if needed
    • Prepare with Finance the sale of depreciated items
    • Communicate with Finance any major inventory event to ensure proper processing as well as facilitate Finance analysis.
    • Prioritize repair shop WIP based on immediate pool availability
    • Monitor and challenge Yellow Tags (cannibalized parts) in order to limit waste, provide a quarterly listing of accepted parts to be created and added to inventory.

     

Profile
Job Requirements
  • Aerospace Industry
  • Airlines/MRO and Leasing companies network
  • Inventory management and administration principles
  • Microsoft Office
  • ERP
  • Contract Management

 

Supervisory responsibilities

  • Supervise one or several supply chain coordinators

 

Working conditions

  • Standard office and warehouse working environment
  • Some travel maybe required

 

Minimum qualifications

  • MBA or equivalent experience 

 

Success factors

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Team Work Oriented
  • Takes responsibility for action
  • Understanding of complex contracts and constraints networks
  • High level of dependability
  • Communication skills
Reference
Sector / Principal Occupation
Location ATLANTA
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Design, develop, test and supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical test equipment.
  • Analyze and understand manufacturer documentation of the aircraft equipment to be tested.
  • Design adequate test means to perform all required testing steps.
  • Design electrical test benches to repair Aircraft units.
  • Program test benches using Labview, Visual Basic or other.
  • Work in cooperation with engineering team member (Electrical and Mechanical engineers) on test benches design and development.
  • Supervise the parts requirement and assembly of the test benches.
  • Perform preliminary and performance testing
  • Provide support and training to the technician .on how to use, maintain and troubleshoot test benches.
Profile
Job Requirements
  • Knowledge in electrical designs using Orcad Capture.
  • Knowledge in designs of electrical test benches.
  • Knowledge in electrical systems and designs.
  • Knowledge in Programming using Labview, Visual Basic, C code or other.
  • Knowledge in standard office software.
  • Knowledge in manufacturing of electrical test equipment to supervise assembly.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills in English, Spanish is a plus.

    

  Others

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while delivering excellent results will be a priority. 
  • Strong communication and information gathering skills are required to capture and interpret functional requirements, fill in the gaps intelligently, interpolate designs and functionality as necessary, and identify opportunities for process improvements/efficiencies. 
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Knowledge in mechanical and Hydraulic systems appreciated but not necessary.

 

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.
Profile
Job Requirements
  • 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
  • High School diploma or its equivalent
  • 6 + years of experience in the field or related area.
  • Must possess the ability to follow written instructions from technical manuals and other documents. 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.).
  • Must possess the ability to work with little or no supervision.