1+ months

Supervisor, Tool Planning

American Airlines
Dallas, TX 75201

Location: DFW Hangar (DFW-HGR3)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 61026 


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 Tool Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • ​Responsible for the oversight of assigned tool rooms. Also responsible for improving tool availability by improving processes, compliance, accountability and general preparedness to manage the dynamic lead and system-wide demand for tools. This job also serves as the operational point of contact for their assigned station.

What you'll do

  • Partners with Supply leadership to provide guidance for aircraft tooling serviceability and availability to the customer prior to the scheduled maintenance requirement
  • Coordinates with Supply leadership to maintain overall compliance of assigned supply tool room locations, including kitting
  • Oversight and ownership of legacy inventory systems transactional compliance and tooling serviceability
  • Partners and coordinates closely with Material Planning Tooling, Supply Leadership, MOS Engineering, Supplier Management and Maintenance to resolve tooling issues related to interchangeability, alternates, minor repairs or any additional issues that will impact the airline operation
  • Partners with peers to ensure tooling standardization processes as defined within American Airlines governing documents, including but not limited to GPM, IMDM, GSERs are adhered to
  • Monitors tooling zero stock due to defective tooling, AOG out of the station and calibration by escalation of shortages to Material Planning prior to aircraft need or requirement
  • Resolves tooling discrepancies as reported by local Maintenance to prevent aircraft deferrals, delays or cancellations within the operation
  • Submits, monitors and communicates tooling allocation request forms in support of new tooling or an increase in the current allocation
  • Conducts meetings to inform Supply and Maintenance about new tool allocation, tooling upgrade projects and other related tooling topics
  • Performs routine audits for expired calibrated tooling within assigned stations
  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks for Airport Security Identification Display Areas (SIDA)
  • Some travel required and must be willing to work extended hours based on operational needs

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​High School Diploma or GED equivalency
  • 2 years Supply Chain or Aircraft Maintenance operational experience

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor's or Technical degree in related field
  • 2 years working knowledge of the Supply Chain Inventory Systems, SCEPTRE, A&P (airframe and power license) experience

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Knowledge of Line and Base Supply Operations
  • Strong ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects
  • Strong ability to communicate, partner and lead various work groups
  • Proactively manage priorities to meet deadlines, identify underlying issues and provide root cause analysis
  • High level of decisiveness, initiative and attention to detail
  • Self-starter who is not afraid to get out into the operation to understand issues and the ability to quickly resolve issues
  • General knowledge of American Airlines GPM, IPC and AMM
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Possess the technical and system expertise required to troubleshoot and diagnose tooling related issues

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: 61026 


Posted: 2022-06-05 Expires: 2022-08-21
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