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Manager, Aircraft Line Maintenance

American Airlines
Newark, NJ 07102

Location: Newark Intl Apt (EWR-TRML) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 41499 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

  • ​This job is a member of the Line Maintenance Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • ​Responsible for overseeing and managing the maintenance workload, resources, and activities for terminal and/or hangar operations at their station.

  • Managers are leaders of front-line supervision, providing direction in workplace safety & compliance, maintenance and key performance indicators at their station.

What you'll do

  • Guides and directs terminal and/or hangar supervisors in the execution of aircraft maintenance
  • Ensures supervisors and crews are dispatched to accomplish the operation’s workload
  • Oversees terminal and/or hangar supervisors in the implementation of the organization's plans, processes, policies, and procedures
  • Collaborates with other managers to accomplish directives and objectives
  • Works cross-departmentally to resolve issues and develop effective relationships and solutions
  • Accomplishes current and long range goals and objectives in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Reviews and reports on operating results against goals and takes action to correct unsatisfactory results
  • Periodically reviews performance data with supervisors to increase their understanding and drive related action items
  • Identifies training and development needs of staff throughout his/her organization and implements targeted developmental plans
  • Supports the “Bid Process” and ensures that bid schedules match workload demand
  • Supports preparation of the short-term and long-range plans and resource budgets- Represents the station and his/her work groups, as appropriate, with airport management, FAA,TSA, other government agencies, suppliers, and similar groups
  • Facilitates effective meetings
  • Manages union and non-union workforce effectively
  • Coaches a management team in meeting/exceeding their stations’ key performance indicators & operational performance goals
  • Provides succession plan for key management positions in his/her area of management; develops and promotes L4 supervisors

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency
  • 5 years Aircraft Maintenance Operations experience
  • 2 years supervisory experience in aircraft or a comparable industry
  • Experience supervising mid to large size workgroups in a multi-shift environment
  • Must pass FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA)
  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training
  • 4 years of experience managing large transport category aircraft in Line and/or Base production operations with a proven track record

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​Airframe & Power Plant (A&P) license
  • Strong interpersonal and PC skills
  • Ability to concurrently manage multiple areas of responsibility
  • Excellent analytical, organization, and planning skills
  • Ability to adhere to applicable safety obligations as set forth in the AA Commitment to Safety statement contained in the Safety, Security & Environment Policies and Procedures Manual
  • Ability to pass a background reference check and criminal fingerprint check
  • Understanding of other areas within Line Maintenance
  • Ability to concurrently manage multiple areas of responsibility
  • Ability to fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA)
  • Ability to pass U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) mandated drug testing requirements
  • Ability to complete a DOT Testing Inquiry Form, which provides authorization for release of records from previous employers
  • Some travel is required

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 41499 


Posted: 2021-04-08 Expires: 2021-05-08
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