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Senior Manager, Planning

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: Tech Ops (DFW-SV04) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 39307 


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 Planning Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • ​​Responsible for leading a team of managers/analysts/planners with significant top line impact performance within the Technical Operations Team.
What you'll do
  • ​​Leads the team of manager(s)/analyst(s)/planner(s) responsible for developing/executing/maintaining & monitoring material planning & distribution strategies
  • Creates a relentless focus on planning & execution of Supply Chain & Distribution strategies by accessing data trends, metrics & industry advancements within Supply Chain
  • Identifies new opportunities and leveraging available tools, processes, best practices and reporting
  • Develops manager(s)/analyst(s)/planner(s) to ensure a high level of job proficiency and prepare them for future roles with increasing responsibility
  • Develops and identifies project timelines, goals and stakeholders
  • Works with department managers to identify business challenges and create solutions to address challenges
  • Updates senior leadership on project milestones
  • Completes justifications for upcoming projects and initiatives
  • Uses various data sources to identify areas of optimization and performance improvement for department
  • Seeks out action plans and identifies corrective action for department
  • Resolves department issues and sets deadlines for activities
  • Acts as resource for other managers and employees with respect of providing guidance and direction
  • Improves communication within teams
  • Provides guidance/coaching/mentorship to managers(s)/analyst(s)/planners & empower them to make effective, timely decisions
  • Administrates the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Promotes harmonious working relationships within the department
  • Evaluates employee performance and provides feedback
  • Conducts probationary progress reports on all new employees during their probationary period to advise them of their progress and performance
  • Focuses on customer needs and requirements
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Economics, Accounting or other business related field
  • 5 years of experience with Airline Operations
  • 2 years of experience in a leadership/management role

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​​5 years experience with Airline Operations (Supply chain/Logistics preferred)

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​Strong ability to think forward - think big picture - have a vision
  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Strong aptitude for working with other departments including Finance, Base Operations, and others
  • Strong Financial acumen
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Very strong ability to use data/ trends to influence/justify decisions
  • Strong ability to lead and motivate others
  • Strong ability to write and deliver presentations to all levels of management, including senior leadership
  • Ability to follow instructions, processes and procedures
  • Strong ability to correct and resolves issues/problems in processes with the help of existing procedures, norms and processes
  • Ability to modifies existing processes by correcting problems, resolving issues and updating existing work methods
  • Takes Ownership & promotes Collaboration/Teamwork
  • Employee first - Customer first attitude
  • Can effectively manage pressure with serious time commitment
  • Ability to lead, empower & motivate employees
  • Ability to influence decision making using facts/data/trends and validate assumptions
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: 39307 


Posted: 2020-11-13 Expires: 2020-12-13

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