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Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, Integrated Operations

Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: Ft Worth, TX, US

Req ID: 25971

Location: DFW Intl Apt (DFW-TRML) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 25971 


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

A highly visible supply chain role that will provide project management from an inventory perspective of aircraft requirements introduced for the American Airlines Technical Operation. This is a hands-on position responsible for developing and executing Demand and Inventory Plans that will ensure the success of American Airlines, FAA mandated, and other recommended reliability projects. The project manager will ensure that mandatory or company imposed deadlines are achieved through collaboration with other departments, proper planning and execution of project management plans.


Specifically, you’ll do the following:

The primary role of the Project Manager is to manage the successful implementation of aircraft maintenance projects. This is accomplished through the effective management of inventory, schedule and budget of predefined requirements.

  • Ensure materials are readily available in designated locations to meet project requirements
  • Responsible for ensuring that assigned maintenance projects are completed within the defined time frames
  • Review demand forecasts with project stakeholders; maintenance schedules with line/base maintenance planning team
  • Communicate with key stakeholders throughout the organization, providing presentations for a variety of topics related to the projects
  • Establish supply schedules and communicate requirements to other members of Technical Operations Supply Chain

About The Job (Continued)

  • Control costs and minimize unnecessary stock
  • Accountable for verifying that all assigned mandatory AA and FAA requirements are effectively resourced so as to prevent the unnecessary grounding of aircraft due to time constraints
  • Collaboration with other departments such as engineering, marketing and customer support is paramount to achieve project objectives
  • Assist with the management of defined processes and procedures to ensure that efficient lines of communication exist within the Technical Operations’ group so that it enhances our ability to complete maintenance projects ahead of schedule
  • Provide regular reports on the progress of projects within the enterprise as well as critical measures necessary to show the effectiveness of our project management practices
  • Metric need to clearly identify accountabilities and shortfalls in the system
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis to validate the effectiveness of the project planning organization and report to senior management


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Planning, Project Management or equivalent work experience
  • Proven Project Management skills, experience managing scope, schedule and budgets in a project environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Quantitative, analytical and problem resolution ability with a high degree of motivation
  • Ability to create formulas and to analyze data is required
  • Ability to think “outside the box”
  • Strong people management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while dealing with disruptions and change
  • Proficient in MS Office applications including: Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Must be able to fulfill FAA criminal background checks for Airport Security Identification Display Areas (SIDA) Badge requirement



Preferred Qualifications

  • PMI Certification a plus
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a Project Manager or Planner capacity.
  • Aircraft Industry experience 

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 25971 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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