17 days old

Commodity Manager/Senior Commodity Manager, Corporate Purchasing

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 33392 


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 Finance Team within the Finance Division.  The Commodity Manager is responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive strategic programs which meet the needs of the internal stakeholders while addressing pricing, acquisition, total cost, lead-time and supply.  

What you'll do
  • Support Customer Experience Team, Crew Ad-Hoc team, and employees with securing hotels and providing logistic options
  • Identify opportunities for improvement for Corporate travel and executes in a timely manner i.e. employee booking experience, cost to AA, hotel inventory, etc.
  • Be able to think of out of the box solutions to get employees to utilize the corporate booking tool
  • Leverage other internal team relationships with hotels for a cohesive strategy including multiple workgroups
  • Get ahead of the curve as far as providing employees options proper logistic options to get to and from work related activities
  • Become a strategic partner with internal business units; being able to extract, analyze, and draw conclusions of data to present to management
  • Serve as a project manager helping prioritize projects and clearly communicating status to team
  • Create, negotiate, implement and manage long-term purchase agreements while effectively developing and promoting strategic partnerships with suppliers
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand their business needs, objectives, services required and the broader operational processes
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Procurement and Supply Chain
  • Data analytics and planning experience in one or more airline areas
  • Knowledge of Source to Pay systems
  • Strong project management skills
  • Vendor Relationship Management


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • ​A potential team leader with strong communication skills
  • Understanding of supply chain concepts, with work experience applying those concepts
  • Ability to understand and negotiate complex pricing and financial/commercial implications of contracts
  • Advanced business understanding- particularly in project management, early supplier involvement, total cost management and financial analysis
  • Understanding and use of technical tools for analysis, problem solving, forecasting, quality improvement and deriving strategic business plans for services
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
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: 33392 


Posted: 2019-11-02 Expires: 2019-12-02

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Commodity Manager/Senior Commodity Manager, Corporate Purchasing

American Airlines
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