S&K Aerospace, LLC is a member of the S&K Family of Companies and is owned by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT). We are headquartered on the Flathead Reservation in Northwest Montana with offices throughout the Contiguous United States (CONUS) and in Saudi Arabia. Established in 2005, S&K Aerospace provides support to the federal government and our foreign allies continuing the legacy of outstanding customer support from the S&K companies before us starting with S&K Electronics established in 1983. As a small business, S&K Aerospace is one of the leading international project logistics management and supply chain solution companies in the world. We currently support the military supply and Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) needs of over 100 foreign allies.
S&K Aerospace develops comprehensive project and supply chain plans tailored to meet specific customer requirements. This is accomplished by learning customers’ exact objectives with regards to their internal and external requirements, thus ensuring that S&K Aerospace will provide quality services more consistently than any other service provider in the market.
Our mission is to build and sustain a strong and profitable business that will contribute to the progress and well-being of the Tribal community while providing value-added services to our customers. We are an embodiment of the Tribes’ vision of blending the wisdom and values of the past with the capability and technology of the future.
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S&K Aerospace is one of many companies owned by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. This progressive community lives on the Flathead Reservation in northwest Montana. Each company is part of the extensive economic and business development plan established by tribal leadership. Like all tribal businesses, our success has a direct and meaningful impact on our shareholders—the 8,000 plus members of the Tribes.
Read about our 2015 dividend payment to the tribes, which is used to support social, educational, and business opportunities on the Reservation.
S&K Aerospace is committed to providing the highest quality services to our customers through total quality management in order to meet and exceed their expectations. Customer satisfaction is the most important element of our business and meeting customer needs through the quality of products and services is essential to the long-term survival and growth of S&K Aerospace in a very competitive marketplace.
We endeavor to continuously and proactively manage and improve our processes by maintaining a Quality Management System that complies with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, as well as other specific standards related to our industry including AS9100.
S&K Aerospace’s Quality Management System is company-wide and includes and covers all functions of the organization. This system is based on process development and control. All procedures and functions are identified and assigned to appropriate operational managers for implementation and execution. Execution of these processes in day-to-day operations and activities is mandatory and followed diligently by our highly trained and skilled employees.
S&K Aerospace’s philosophy is to provide a world-class quality service. Regardless of the size of the effort, customer focus is paramount and customer satisfaction is vital. Through a quality management system and cost-effective supply chain management solutions, S&K Aerospace strictly adheres to the company goals, which include but are not limited to the following:
- Focusing on Total Customer Satisfaction
- Encouraging and expecting the proactive involvement of all S&K Aerospace Employees
- Thoroughly understanding our Customers’ requirements
- Providing requested compliant services professionally and promptly
- Providing efficient, trouble free and seamless supply chain management solutions
- Continually improving our Product, Service, and Process effectiveness which embody our Quality Management System including capitalizing on improvement opportunities through Customer Feedback
Furthermore, as Suppliers play an important part in our quality process, strict surveillance is applied to ensure suppliers and their services correspond to our guidelines. Before utilization, suppliers are evaluated on the basis of their operational capacity and preference is given to those having already demonstrated high-quality standards. Suppliers are given precise instructions and service completion process is controlled. All non-conformities are recorded and presented to suppliers for corrective action. Supplier performance is regularly reviewed and appropriate actions are taken where nonconformance is identified.
Our Quality Policy is understood, implemented and maintained at all organization levels, as well as reviewed periodically for its continuing suitability and effectiveness.
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The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) are comprised of the Salish, Pend d’Oreille, and Kootenai Tribes. For thousands of years, the CSKT people occupied the present Western Montana, Northern Idaho, Northeastern Washington, and southern British Columbia regions.
Today, the CSKT people are one of the most progressive tribes in the U.S. The CSKT have many tribal enterprises, including S&K, that provide income to the tribes. Revenue from the enterprises goes to the CSKT general fund, which helps support education, health care, and elderly services for Tribal members of the Flathead Reservation.
As a people, the CSKT strive to invest in their community and apply traditional principles and values into all facets of tribal operations and services.
CSKT Website – Meet the Tribes and learn more about our people and industries.
Tribal Stories Blog – A collection of stories about our history, culture, dancing, and more.
The Rez We Live On Website – What is life like on the Flathead Reservation? This interactive site is the place to find out.