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Supervisor, Planning

Date: Dec 10, 2019

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Location: Integrated Operations Ctr (DFW-IOC0) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 34232 


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 Planning Team within the Integrated Operations Team.
  • Responsible for providing direct supervision to Planners regarding company policy/procedures. Coordinates with Maintenance, Maintenance Control, Technical Purchasing, Vendor Administration, Material Planning, Warehousing and other Technical Operation Departments to manage material shortages related to out of service, work stoppage and critical aircraft. This job also ensures Planners are effectively managing material requirements, locating, securing and shipping with consideration for location, material suppliers, cost, and transportation alternatives to support the out of service or work stoppage aircraft.

What you'll do
  • Provides leadership, direction, and development to the Planner to ensure they are accountable for their duties, responsibilities, and actions to identify, communicate, and solve problems within the area
  • Assists with defining the strategy, goals, objectives and requirements for the departments
  • Ensures Planners are determining the most effective actions to route aircraft materials in the event of material failure under strict time limitations
  • Manages the tracking log to ensure accuracy of data
  • Promotes serviceability, airworthiness and effective distribution of spares
  • Maintains records for control of all sales, borrows and loans including Inter-Airlines Pooling
  • Maintains records for control of all robbed parts
  • Provides liaison with Maintenance Planning, the various Material Planners, MOC and other operating groups in all matters relating to aircraft logistic support
  • Maintains employee schedules
  • Administrates sick and vacation time, overtime and OSHA Occupational Injury Reports
  • Administrates attendance program and records
  • Advises employees of all procedural changes and gives information relating to their job by use of crew meetings
  • Personnel suggestions and complaints are to be solicited and followed up
  • Handles on-the-job training of employees and recommends and/or implements work simplification systems
  • Administers the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Promotes harmonious working relationships within the department
  • Leads the workforce
  • Evaluates performance and provides feedback
  • Conducts probationary progress reports on all new employees during their probationary period to advise them of their progress and performance
  • Performs any additional duties and responsibilities as assigned in order to achieve department and Company objectives
  • Must be willing to work weekends and various shifts
  • Must be able to work in stressful situations during peak operations
  • Must be able to work various shifts (Day, Nights, Weekends and Holidays) in a 24/7 environment
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience/training
  • 3 years experience in Aircraft Maintenance Planning environment


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​3 years' experience in an Aircraft Operational environment
  • Understanding of maintenance structure, maintenance station capabilities and processes


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​General warehousing and transportation experience
  • Working knowledge of Maintenance Planning Systems (Lamps, Sceptre, DECS, MAPS, AMPS)
  • Ability to navigate and work with AA Web based systems (MAPS, ASOM, WebAOG, VIANET)
  • Ability to work with employees that are covered by a union collective bargaining agreement
  • Understanding of current Maintenance processes including MON/FMR process and Deferral process
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Excellent problem-solving 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: 34232 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Manager, Management, Aviation

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