Tewodros Tekeste

September 19, 1981

About Candidate

Dear Sir/Madam,


My name is Tewodros Tekeste. I am currently working as Mgr. Tactical Purchase Engine/APU and parts in Ethiopian Airlines Group. I have been working for the company for more than 12 years out of which more than 7 years in management/ Leadership positions mainly in aircraft parts procurement areas in the company.

My high motivation, being energetic, ability to adopt a new environment and personality with high level of communication and negotiation skill helped me a lot be successful and got matured on the area. I earned several testimonial papers acknowledging my achievements on different areas I was assigned. Same also witnessed from the companies my company has a business relationship with.

I am a man with an ambition to exploit more new opportunities and contribute a lot on my expertise and experience to make a better tomorrow.

Tewodros Tekeste



Procurement & supply Manatement From Sep 2005 – July, 2009
Addis Ababa, University, College of Commerce

Bachelors Degree

Work & Experience

Mgr. Tactical Purchase- Engine September 1, 2019 - July 5, 2022

Main duties performed: - Ensuring fulfillment of the overall Engine, engine Lease, repairs and purchase requirements of all active fleets of Ethiopian Airlines Group - Ensuring fulfillment of Engine lease request from all third party customers - Ensuring all suppliers SOA is updated and INVOICE payment are made on time - Ensuring GATE 2 schedule is met on all part purchase and foreign repairs components for those APUs and Engines under repair in the Engine shop

Mgr. Warehouse June 1, 2018 - September 1, 2020

Main duties performed: - Ensuring all Aircraft parts are received and stores per regulatory bodies standard - Ensuring all parts are stored and are safe froma any hazard - Ensuring proper inventory management and part issuance is on place - Ensuring physical and system/ record balance is maintained at minimum (acceptable varience) - Ensuring appropriate manterial handing equipements are being operated inside the warhouse - Ensuring all parts are issued per the procedure and on time - Ensuring the warehouse if free from any hazard , safegarded & equipped with safty equipements

Unit Leader- Inflight Performance March 1, 2017 - June 1, 2018

Main duties performed: - Ensuring that cabin standards are always met - Ensuring Cabin crew Team leaders responsibilities are carried out per their duty & responsibility - Collecting on Board customer feedbacks and address timely and give feedback to customers - Monitoring inflight/ on Board performance deficiencies/ concerns and recommend corrective action - In coordination with respective supervisors of flight/on-Board products, analyzing and addressing discrepancies/irregularities affecting flight/ on-board products & services

Supervisor Schedule Maintenance pars purchase December 1, 2014 - March 1, 2017

Main duties performed: - Ensuring respective Aircrafts, A-Check, B-Check & C-Check schedule maintenance aircraft parts are procured and made available on time - Ensuring availability of each requested AD, SB & EO parts before any maintenance tasks are carried out - To Plan and work in coordination with planning and production planning to make a consolidation purchases for recurring purchase requests based on maintenance forecasts - Maintaining updated catalogues and dependable sources - Conducting supplier amylases and periodic evaluation - Closely work with maintenance planning and operation team to minimize AOG & rush orders

Buyer - Aircraft Parts March 1, 2013 - December 1, 2014

Main duties performed: - Ensuring fulfillment of all part purchase requests - Broadcast Quotations and evaluate price, lead time, quality, Quantity and reliable sources - Ensuring part purchase P/RO are placed on time and establish appropriate follow up - Ensuring good supplier relationship is maintained all the time - Ensuring purchased items are received and Vendors Invoices are settled on time and POs are closed - Ensuring and follow up the end to end process from part request to PO closure & payment - Negotiating with sources for best quality, lead time, delivery conditions and payments terms considering the interest of the company - Maintaining vendors/suppliers record and catalogues - Evaluating suppliers

Material Controller (Receiving Section) September 7, 2009 - March 1, 2013

Main duties performed: - Process receiving of Aircraft &/or Commercial parts based on order and documents (Checking three way matching Part-System & Document) - Ensuring all received parts are free from damage/ damage on transit and other discrepancies - Ensuring chemicals and other safety and emergency items are received with their MSDS and relevant safety documents - Ensuring discrepancy memo is issued and communicated to Buying staffs for any irregularities and keep items in Quarantine till the issues are resolved - Ensuring All Aircraft parts are passed to inspection team for evaluation and acceptance before transferred to warehouse - Ensuring ESDS items and handled with proper handling equipment's


High level negotiation
Supplier & contact management
Strategic sourcing
Ability to do multiple tasks/ responsibilities at a time