28 days old

Supervisor, Planning

American Airlines
Tulsa, OK 74103

Location: TUL Mtc & Engr Base (TUL-MNTC) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 36656 


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 Team.
  • Responsible for providing direct supervision to Planners regarding company policy/procedures. Coordinates with Maintenance, Maintenance Control, Technical Purchasing, Vendor Administration, Material Planning, Warehousing and other Technical Operation Departments to manage material shortages related to out of service, work stoppage and critical aircraft. This job also ensures Planners are effectively managing material requirements, locating, securing and shipping with consideration for location, material suppliers, cost, and transportation alternatives to support the out of service or work stoppage aircraft.

What you'll do
  • Provides leadership, direction, and development to planners towards achievement of commodity/fleet/project goals & business objectives and ensures they are accountable for their duties, responsibilities, and actions to identify, communicate, and solve problems within the area & assists with defining the strategy, goals, objectives and requirements for the departments
  • Ensures Planners are determining the most effective actions to route aircraft materials in the event of material failure under strict time limitations while promoting serviceability, airworthiness and effective distribution of spares
  • Advises employees of all procedural changes and gives information relating to their job by use of team meetings & responsible for on-the-job training of employees and recommends and/or implements work simplification systems
  • Administers the Collective Bargaining Agreement & promotes harmonious working relationships within the department
  • Serves as a focal point and collaborates with cross functional teams and management groups to identify and analyze project/commodity needs
  • Develops and implements inventory strategies/contingency plans within project scope to align with operational goals & Annual Budget Forecast
  • Applies analytical modeling and data optimizing methods to develop demand/supply forecast and interpret information to assist management with decision making, growth evaluations, and other managerial functions that will align with AA's financial objectives
  • Analyzes data derived from various areas such as booking activity, fleet analysis, ROI analysis, performance & budget analysis, using tools like forecasting, mathematical programming, simulation and decision analysis to develop strategies for revenue and commodity/operations optimization
  • Performs validation of models to ensure data adequacy and refines data requirements applying judgment and statistical tests for improvement of commodity
  • Develops and evaluates operational performance improvement initiatives and commodity service level support benchmarks by effectively maintaining and enhancing various forecast models
  • Responsible for project planning, scheduling, tracking, managing costs, identifying opportunities for process improvement, implementation, and driving projects to completion to achieve targeted goals through measurable metrics
  • Uses IT-based project management techniques, including process mapping and documentation
  • Reports commodity/project/program performance indicators and evaluates risk mitigation, to plan and implement contingency strategy and keep management up to date with status, risks and issues
  • Creates reports on a wide range of strategic and tactical analysis / projects outlining key business drivers using tools like MS Visio, MS Project, MS Office, MS SharePoint, Structured Query Language (SQL), SAP, Sabre, and SCEPTRE
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience/training
  • 3 years experience in Supply Chain/Warehousing/Transportation

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​N/A

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Familiarity with ERP/MRP Systems (Sceptre, DECS, etc.)
  • Ability to navigate and work with AA Web based systems (MAPS, ASOM, WebAOG, VIANET)
  • Ability to work with employees that are covered by a union collective bargaining agreement
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Excellent problem-solving 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: 36656 


Posted: 2020-01-28 Expires: 2020-02-27

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