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 Subcontracting Department
Sector / Principal Occupation Subcontracting Department
Location Miami
Duration Full Time
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 Avionic Technician
Sector / Principal Occupation Operations – Shop 2
Location Miami
Duration Full Time
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

  •  2 + 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.
Reference ELECTRO-MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN
Sector / Principal Occupation Operations, Shop 3
Location Miami
Duration Full Time
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 Quality
Sector / Principal Occupation Quality Director
Location Miami
Duration Full Time
Roles and Responsibilities
  •  Perform incoming, in-process and final test inspections.

  •  Assure that periodic checks are made of all inspection tools and test equipment used by the shop and to remove from service any item found to be beyond its recertification due date.
  • Assure current records of those inspection and tests are maintained.

  •  Accomplish document control of technical data & forms.

  •  Oversee the proper tagging and identification of all parts and components.

  •  See that rejected and unserviceable parts are handled in such a way as to prevent their use as serviceable parts.

  •  Maintain files of completed work order and inspection forms in such a manner that the file pertaining to a specific item repaired can be readily located for review.

  •  See that all shelf-life products, such as adhesive, sealants and lubricants are not kept beyond their “Do not use after” date.
Profile
Job Requirements
  •  Knowledgeable with inspection methods, equipment and tools to determine proper functioning of article or unit

  •  Able to perform inspections on manufacturing, testing and calibration of units.

  •  Able to use technical documentation and read basic electronic schematics.

  •  Handle responsibilities and make decisions.

  •  Organizational skills; handle many task and prioritize them.

  •  Be proactive, recognize potential errors and try to prevent mistakes.

  •  Communication skills: able to focus and relate well with personnel and provide professional follow-up when required.

  •  Able to lift 50 plus pounds.

  •  Minimum 3 years experience in the industry.
Reference Operations – Shop 2
Sector / Principal Occupation Operations – Shop 2
Location Miami
Duration Full Time
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
  •  2 + 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.
Reference quoting
Sector / Principal Occupation quoting
Location Miami
Duration Full Time
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. 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

Required Skills/Competencies/Qualifications:

 

 

• 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, v lookups) 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 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 HYDRAULIC TECHNICIAN
Sector / Principal Occupation Operations – Shops 6
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
Sector / Principal Occupation
Location
Roles and Responsibilities

 

  • Analyze and coordinate logistics for procurement or disposition of Line Removable Units (LRUs). Analyze and coordinate operational solutions to enhance the capacity and inventory of aircraft components and LRUs, contain costs, and recommend changes regarding procurement and disposition of these items.
  • Coordinate trading and purchasing of civil aviation components on Boeing, Airbus, ATR, Embraer, and Bombardier platforms.
  • Process procurement loan and exchanges of Line Removable Units (LRU) in support of in house repairs and Power-by-the-Hour (PBH) contracts.
  • Identify surplus inventory and analyze operational solutions for distributing it, for consumables and individual LRU. Analyze and coordinate purchasing opportunities on these items and coordinate implementation of modification campaigns with Engineering department.
  • Develop trading network to develop operational solutions for cost containment and capacity enhancement of excess LRUs.
  • Find within global market, negotiate conditions, and buy LRU’s required by Asset Management to either replace our customer’s Beyond Economical Repair (BER) components or increase pool inventory.
  • Analyze and determine pricing of LRUs based on current state of market’s demand and offer, condition of the LRU, technical considerations on historical levels of upgrades done the LRU, margin requirements and business relation considerations. In case of repair controlled by third-party exchange vendor, follow existing subcontracting vendor quote approval procedure.
  • Make recommendations to Asset Management Director if exchange flow or conditions would support acquisition of a specific part number versus exchange sourcing strategy.
  • Generate Fair Market Value Assessment of LRU belonging to company and in repair capability every 6 months.
  • Review monthly finance reporting and confirm cost and depreciation level of each sale. Generate reporting to monitor exchange sourcing activity, volume and cost.
  • Set-up Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to monitor electronic quote processing.
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Job Requirements
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Industrial Engineering, Engineering, Computer Assisted Manufacturing, or related field, and 2 years of experience in the position offered or related position, including 2 years of experience with: Working with inventory management in commercial aviation or related activity; using advanced algorithm tools to assert real value of Line Removable Units (LRU) within a given market; using advanced algorithm tools and data mining to detect shift in global offer or demand; commercial aviation components repair activity at the piece part level; functionalities of various aircraft components and safety protections associated with these items; FAA requirements for trading activities.
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 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.