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Analyst/Senior Analyst, Material Planning

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Ft Worth, TX, US

Req ID: 31167

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Location: Flight Training Academy (DFW-FTRN) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 31167 


Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.


You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.


What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.


Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

This job is a member of the Supply Chain Team within the Integrated Operations Division. This position will be responsible for using data and analytic tools to monitor and track supply chain processes and optimize performance; analyzes improvement opportunities and recommends improvements and/or changes to existing processes.


Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Studies airline business processes and recommends system rules
  • Identifies opportunities to implement automation and exception based management
  • Monitors and tracks performance of the supply chain processes and impact to American's operations
  • Uses Alteryx, Tableau, Access, Excel, or other analytic tools to simulate and analyze process improvement and optimization opportunities
  • Evaluates and recommends improvements and fine tuning of existing mathematical and logical models used to optimize spare parts for airline maintenance
  • Presents findings and makes recommendations
  • Works with and provides direction to industry consultants, Operations Research Analysts and IT professional
  • Performs time sensitive analysis for senior leadership of supply chain

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • 3 years job related experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • A potential team leader with strong communication skills
  • Understanding of supply chain concepts, with work or internship experience applying those concepts
  • Self-directed and resourceful with the ability to handle multiple, simultaneous tasks with exhibited follow through and initiative
  • Understanding and use of technical tools for analysis, problem solving, forecasting and quality improvement
  • Must be able to logically structure analyses of complex issues and develops solutions to business problems and challenges
  • High ethical standards


Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or Master's Degree with a concentration in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or Operations Research
  • Experience with cost analysis, root cause, and forecasting methods (Poisson, Normal Distribution, Moving Average)
  • Experience using Alteryx, Tableau and/or SQL
  • JAVA and C# programming experience

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 31167 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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