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Analyst/Senior Analyst, Operations Planning

Analyst/Senior Analyst, Operations Planning

Date:  Apr 24, 2021

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 39537 


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 Operations Planning and Performance Team within the Integrated Operations Division. This position will be responsible for representing Operations in the company-wide collaborative effort to build American's global schedule including Mainline and Regional flights. Operations Planning serves as a central point of coordination amongst operational groups to enable conversations around our ability to successfully operate upcoming schedules and plan ahead for future operational challenges. This job is also responsible for building and maintaining tools for schedule evaluation and for recommending schedule improvements to contribute to a better operational performance.

What you'll do

  • Collaborates with operations departments, airports, and network planning in the evaluation and development of future schedules
  • Ensures operational concerns are validated, quantified and reviewed collaboratively with Network Planning
  • Performs analystical reviews of Operations Standards, with Operation groups, and network planning and works collaboratively to develop solutions which help the schedule meet the standards
  • Sets hub sequencing standards and turn distribution standards and review schedules for operaability constraints and limitations
  • Determines optimal aircraft space requirements
  • Idetifies and resolves high priority operations performance issues
  • Qualtifies and qualifies the anticipated gains to be achieved by the recommendations
  • Presents findings and recomendations to the operating groups and senior management
  • Partners with funcational owners (departments, airport leaders) to solve operationsal problems
  • Leads analytical projects across multiple departments on an ad hoc basis
  • Provides periodic reports to the operating departments focusing on trends and anomalies
  • Develops the next gen planning and analysis algorythms and systems, in partnership with OPP decision support team
  • Responds to ad hoc data/analysis requests from various departments, provide support as an analytical resource 


All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • The successful candidate will be a high energy, results driven leader who possesses strong oral and written communication skills, along with a collaborative mindset and the ability to be persuasive and influence others
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Math, or related field
  • Skilled in data analysis/modeling in Excel to answer business questions
  • Ability to effectively understand and analyze detailed information 

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​MBA or MS in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Math, Statistics or related field
  • Strong presentation ability
  • 3 years airline experience with cross functional knowledge of the airline
  • Strong business acumen, technical learning/innovation management and a drive for results
  • Experience with airline schedule devleopment and/or knowledge of airline operational drivers
  • Proficient in the use of data retrieval languages such as SAS or SQL


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: 39537 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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