American Airlines - Senior Manager, Aircraft Configuration Management
This is an in-person opportunity.
Description of OpportunityLocation: TUL Mtc & Engr Base (TUL-MNTC)
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 65891
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 Technical Operations Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
Responsible for leading several groups in all aspects of the set up and monitoring of aircraft maintenance records and configuration in source systems. Also, leads, coaches, and develops all employees to excel in achieving key goals and encourage quality and productivity while ensuring compliance with all company rules and regulations.
Plays a key role in successful collaboration with all groups within and outside the Integrated Operations organization.
What you'll do
Oversees the administration and professional development of team members, including employee administration
Responsible for a continuous improvement program for Aircraft Configuration Management and works cross departmentally to resolve process flow issues
Establishes the strategic direction for the organization and manages the methods to achieve it
Manages the budget established for the group
Acts as a culture leader who builds trust across the organization
Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of the maintenance of records in the SCEPTRE system
Evaluates and forecasts financial/staffing needs to meet the infrastructure needs and objectives of Aircraft Configuration Management.
Develops and maintains internal department self-audit programs
Establishes KPI's (Key Process Indicators) to measure and improve performance
Ensures that training programs and standards are established and administered for each group within area of responsibility.
Periodic travel required
All you'll need for success
Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
Bachelor's degree in Aviation or related area or similar discipline and / or a total of 7 years aviation experience in the Aircraft Maintenance field as it relates to Quality Assurance, Maintenance, Engineering, or Records
5 years supervisory experience
Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
Master's Degree in Technical or Business discipline
7 years of experience in leadership role
3 years of experience with project management activities
Experience leading an organization in multiple locations
Thorough understanding of AA Policies and Procedures
Experience managing budgets
Computer knowledge of STC, SAP and SCEPTRE
Yellow Belt or higher in Lean/Six Sigma principles from an accredited organization
Basic understanding of computer system functions, architecture and attributes
Skills, Licenses & Certifications
Working knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma principles
Understanding of project management techniques
Strong planning, delegating and organizational skills as well as analytical and problem solving skills with a high level of attention to detail
Ability to multi-task while adjusting to rapidly changing priorities
Innovative and technical individual, with exceptional business judgment, as well as the initiative and competence to make a significant contribution to the AA organization
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
Excellent leadership skills and interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs)
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: 65891
Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. American Airlines, Inc fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.
Listing Expiration Date05-10-23