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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Sector / Principal Occupation
Location Miami,Fl
Roles and Responsibilities

Developing a solid and trusting relationship between major key clients and company
 Resolving key client issues and complaints
 Developing a complete understanding of key account needs
 Anticipating key account changes and improvements
 Managing communications between key clients and internal teams
 Managing account team assigned to each client
 Strategic planning to improve client results
 Establishing timeline of performance
 Establishing and overseeing internal budgets with the company and external budgets with the client
 Working with sales team, logistics, managers, and team members from other departments dedicated to the same client account to ensure the highest quality of services and all client needs met
 Collaborating with sales team to maximize profit by up-selling or cross-selling
 Planning and presenting reports on account performance and quarterly initiatives to share with team members.
 Meeting all client needs and deliverables according to proposed timelines
 Analyzing client data to provide customer relationship management
 Expanding relationships and bringing in new clients
 Accountable and maintain profit margin for assigned accounts.

Profile
Job Requirements

Goal-oriented, organized team player
 Encouraging to team and staff; able to mentor and lead
 Self-motivated and self-directed
 Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
 Able to analyze data and sales statistics and translate results into better solutions
 Four to five years’ previous work experience in sales, management, key account management, or relevant experience
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be a listener, a presenter, and a people-person
 Basic computer skills, and experience with CRM software and the Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on superior Excel skills
 Knowledge of Quantum ERP a plus.
 Bi-lingual (English –Spanish) French a plus.
 Strong negotiation skills, with ability follow-through on client contracts
 Ability to multitask and manage more than one client account
 Proven results of delivering client solutions and meeting sales goals
 Be available to travel for Customer visits as required.

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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.

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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
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Sector / Principal Occupation
Location MIAMI
Roles and Responsibilities

 Ensures customer orders are processed and delivered in a timely fashion
 Interfaces with Airline Programs personnel to ensure customer support and value.
 Review all subcontracting repair order requisitions
 Create subcontracting orders in line with customer and vendor contract
 Dispatch subcontracting orders to shipping
 Follow-up repairs orders with subcontractors
 Maintain an accurate estimated delivery date on all repair orders
 Enter Subcontracting repair quotes into repair software system
 Work with engineering personnel to administer ADs, MSBs, & SBs.
 Work with quoting personnel to facilitate quote process
 Expedite repair orders to meet TAT objectives
 Manage warranty repair status
 Respect Barfield quality manual and directives
 Assist with developing subcontractor base and initial setup
 Escalate problems or non-respect of contract by subcontractors as per department head directives
 Guarantee that subcontractor invoice in line with quote or contract and in line with subcontractor invoice
 Resolve repair issues with certifications, modifications, and quarantine items.
 Maintain vendor performance via Excel spreadsheet

Profile
Job Requirements

 Advanced knowledge of repair order process
 Technical Aviation training
 Ability to work independently
 Outstanding communication and negotiation skills to administer repair orders with selected subcontractors
 Ability to work swiftly and efficiently with minimum entry errors

Nonessential functions

 Perform if required equipment receiving
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities
 High school diploma
 + 2 years repair administration experience in Airline and/or MRO facilities and aviation training
 Good communication/written skill in English
 Advanced understanding of repair order administration
 Vendor communication and relationship development
 QUANTUM basics, Microsoft Outlook and Excel (advanced)
Supervisory responsibilities
 No supervisory responsibilities

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

 Data collection, alignment and maintenance on purchasing agreements currently in place and future ones
 Key Performance Indicators (KPI) development for Strategic Purchasing & Subcontracting on Cost, TAT, Quality compliance
 Distribution of specific costing data bases to applicable areas
 Cost analysis for Barfield Business Units coordinated with AFI/KLM group as applicable
 Manages communication with Business Partners (Vendors) to ensure contract alignment on cost, performance and business opportunities, coordinate performance meetings and follow up plans
 Review of agreements to support all internal areas on business analysis and opportunities
 Create a process in place for: price alignments, conciliations and volume discounts
 Support on Identifying economic internal and or external opportunities
 Develop Business Partner Score Cards system and set up and improvement tracking process
 Ensures internal and external customer satisfaction
 Quality Continuous Improvement
o Proactively challenges existing processes in order to improve quality, costs and delays
o Formalizes and shares best practices, participates in benchmarks with internal and external areas

Profile
Job Requirements

Education/ Special Qualifications
 BS College Degree in Engineering or Business Administration, aviation and supply chain related studies is a plus

 Knowledge and experience in aviation especially in the Commercial aircraft components industry (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul)
 Minimum (3) years relevant administration experience is required.
 Basic knowledge of Aviation regulations and industry standards: FAA, EASA
 Strong technical skill
 Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office Suite, a plus in advanced excel & data base management, internet searching and email communication.
 Knowledge of Barfield IT systems: Quantum a plus
 Foreign language ability: English a must, French is a plus
 Need to work well in a multi- cultural environment
 Candidate must have excellent relational and communication skills, be a team player with the ability to work under pressure and time constraints in a multi-cultural environment
 Attention to details, accuracy and precision
 Ability to gather and manage information
 Problem solving, initiative
 Basic negotiation skills, contract experience and KPI/Scorecard experience
 Ability and willingness to learn new processes and systems


Travel Required
 Some Domestic or International

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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.