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Representative/Senior Representative, Vendor Production

Date: 

Location: TUL Mtc & Engr Base (TUL-MNTC) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 36548 

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

Acts as the point of contact for repair shops to assist with solving critical part and sourcing alternatives, tracking trouble and hard to find piece parts.  Collaborates across multiple departments with prioritizing and tracking part New Item part Requests (NIR) and locating alternate spare part sources  Works closely with individual shops on developmental repairs, locating and obtaining required tooling as well as  required repair documentation and piece parts  

What you'll do

As noted above, this list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and certainly non-essential job functions) that are not referenced.  Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations.

  • Develops and maintains effective lines of communication between Maintenance, Engineering, and  Supply Chain groups
  • Collaborates across multiple departments with identifying, prioritizing, tracking and reporting status of critical New Item part Requests (NIR)
  • Works closely with Supply Management and Commodity Managers on identifying potential alternate parts and sources  for difficult to obtain piece parts
  • Provides research support and assistance to individual shops in developmental repairs and processes
    Collaborate with onsite repair vendor Tech Reps in obtaining required repair, and testing documentation and piece part acquisition
  • Provides management with regular updates on  areas of concern and progress with developmental repair projects
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Aeronautic Engineering or related area or equivalent experience or training
  • 5 years experience working in a production shop environment or an area related to heavy/shop maintenance
  • Lean, Continuous Improvement or Six Sigma experience

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • A&P License

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and multiple areas of responsibility
  • Excellent understanding of airline/technical operations to include Component Repair and Overhaul
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels of the organization as well as with external contacts
  • Strong process analysis/development skills
  • Excellent analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
    Innovative thinking capabilities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
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: 36548 


Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Supply, Testing, Maintenance Engineer, Engineering, Management, Operations, Technology

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