AAR CORP Product Line Rep in WOOD DALE, Illinois

Title: Product Line Rep

Location: United States-Illinois-Wood Dale

Job Number: 7439

AAR is a leading provider of aviation services to the worldwide commercial aerospace and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad menu of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. We are a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value. At AAR we are committed to doing it right, and we have built our core values based on that premise.


  • Support the selling function and carry out a variety of tasks and functions.

  • Responsible for maintaining efficient and profitable support for the day-to-day operations of the Product Line.


  • Learn all aspects of respective product line and serve as the technical expert.

  • Proactively drive vendor relationships and serve as the primary contact for AAR.

  • Maximize sales and margin objectives of respective product line.

  • Expand existing traditional business.

  • Identify and pursue purchase opportunities available in the marketplace.

  • Support existing outside sales force.

  • Plan, schedule, and manage inventory for respective product line.

  • Identify inventory acquisition opportunities.

  • Identify market trends and coordinate with sales group to anticipate areas of opportunities.

  • Ensure that inventory management and shareholder value is maximized.

  • New Product Development Some travel may be required.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Commitment to company values and ethics

  • Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

  • Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

  • Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

  • Time management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and pressure

  • Initiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills Basic negotiating, customer support skills

  • Ability to build strong relationships with customers

  • Ability to articulate and compose business opportunities

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and highly technical environment


  • Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • PC Literate (Word, Excel, Access) Bachelors Degree preferred.


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.

  • The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting.

  • Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as, opportunities for professional development and growth. Our newly remodeled Wood Dale office also has an on-site cafeteria and fitness center. We also have the option to work from our downtown office on a reservation basis.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through the career section on www.aarcorp.com .

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran