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Operational Excellence Leader

Operational Excellence Leader

Date:  Sep 14, 2021

Location: Tech Ops (DFW-SV04) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 48184 

Intro

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 Tech Ops Support Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • ​Responsible for coaching multi-discipline teams and individuals on lean six sigma principles to drive improvement across the organization.

What you'll do

  • Leads the development and execution of process improvements utilizing lean six sigma methodologies to drive Operational Excellence
  • Manages multiple projects, provide status updates on performance against plan and meet delivery target
  • Develops customer requirements, business processes, and key performance indicators that improve products and services
  • Engages in strategic efforts for the organization and contribute feedback on the methods to achieve it
  • Works collaboratively with operational leadership and represented work groups to develop and implement sustainable solutions
  • Leads cross functional teams in improvement activities that focus on Maintenance Operations, Quality Management, and Material Supply
  • Deliver process improvement instruction and mentor peers in Yellow Belt and Green Belt certifications

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training
  • Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Black Belt certification
  • 5 years engineering and/or technical operations experience
  • 3 years of leadership experience
  • 2 years of change management experience
  • Experience in delivering business values that resulted in cost reduction or avoidance
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering
  • LSS Master Black Belt
  • 10 years of experience  in LSS within commercial aviation
  • Thorough understanding of AA Policies and Procedures

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office products to include, Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage major projects on schedule
  • Demonstrated skills in employee development
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Skills in stastical analysis and computer background
  • Excellent analytical, communication, planning, interpersonal and organizational 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: 48184 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Supply, Business Process, Engineering, Management, Operations, Aviation

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