18 days old

Manager, Reliability

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Hangar 5 (Delta Hgr) (DFW-HGR5) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 36691 


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 Engineering Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • ​Responsible for managing a group of reliability engineers and/or analysts responsible for reliability program at American. This job also drives improvement to the fleet reliability by managing a group that collects and analyzes operational data to identify and resolve root cause issues.
What you'll do
  • Manages reliability analysts and engineers which monitor the operational reliability of airframes and components with a variety of data sources/tools
  • Leads the development of department data bases, predictive tools and lead data analysis
  • Tracks corrective action development/implementation and verify corrective action effectiveness 
  • Evaluates Maintenance program adjustments for airframe and components
  • Acts as primary Reliability interface with FAA
  • Coordinates corrective items with appropriate engineering and Maintenance groups
  • Maintains a current knowledge of operational needs / issues and direct the department toward actions that lead to improvements
  • Acts as a liaison with other Technical Operations departments and vendors to provide assistance in order to resolve component performance issues
  • Determines root cause of system/component failure and initiate resolution and facilitate among working groups (engineering, aircraft manufacture and other relevant departments)
  • Coordinates resolution of negative trends through the Reliability Program
  • Analyzes, acts and disposes the adverse trends, repeats log items, and services interruptions; creates charts, graphs, and reports for bi-monthly fleet briefs for senior management
  • Ability to provide off hour, weekend, and holiday support as needed
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Aeronautical Engineering or advanced Statistics or Mathematical degree with experience in maintenance
  • 4 years of experience in a leadership role in commercial aviation

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Masters of Business Administration or other advance degree or certification
  • Previous experience in developing databases with experience in merging of data
  • 5 years of experience in leadership role
  • Thorough understanding of AA Policies and Procedures
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software and similar analysis and database/reporting software including SAS, Tableau, VBA, SQL, and Text Mining
  • Experience in Aviation

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Working knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma principles
  • Knowledge of Mircrosoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage major projects on schedule
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Demonstrated skills in employee development


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: 36691 


Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-07

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