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Manager, Aircraft Base Maintenance

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 21856

Location: TUL Mtc & Engr Base (TUL-MNTC) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 21856 

Overview

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 Base Maintenance Team within the Integrated Operations Division. This position will be ​responsible for leading a team of supervisors, crew chiefs, aircraft maintenance technicians, and administrative team members as a key member of the dynamic and fast-paced American Airlines Maintenance organization. This job ensures safety, quality, production, and budgetary commitments are met.

 

Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • ​Manages the production schedule for aircraft and or components ensuring aircraft in work meet goal
  • Conducts regular meetings with peers in Base Maintenance to benchmark performance while holding teams accountable
  • Manages budget control and cost standards
  • Ensures team members are following procedures in order to ensure maximum efficiency, compliance and safety
  • Leads staff to ensure team members skills are utilized to the highest degree possible; leads coordination with Maintenance Training to ensure on-going enhancement of staff and skill set
  • Monitors the coordination of maintenance manpower requirements overtime and consistency with program scheduling and priorities
  • Maintains effective communication between Maintenance, Engineering, Facilities Maintenance and other Supply Chain groups
  • Ensures development, reviews and validates maintenance requirements to ensure appropriate training for maintenance as well as leadership development
  • Ensures team members know, understand and are engaged in achieving critical metrics and key performance indicators
  • Develops LEAN Improvement Strategy
  • Manages hangar-wide flow of maintenance aircraft such as scheduled maintenance, mods and drop-ins by shift
  • Executes manpower deployment and shift production requirements
  • Some travel may be required

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • A&P license required
  • ​Bachelor’s degree in Business, Aeronautics or related field or equivalent experience/training
  • If offered positoin, candidate will be subject to a pre-employment drug test, fingerprints and background checks, as well as random drug tests.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • ​ ​Lean, Continuous Improvement or Six Sigma experience
  • 3 years’ experience in a management positions requiring budget understanding, resource forecasting and management and workload planning in maintenance environments
  • 3 years Aircraft Maintenance Operations or compliance equivalent experience

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 21856 


Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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