Senior Manager, Aircraft Configuration Management

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Tulsa, OK

Location: TUL Mtc & Engr Base (TUL-MNTC)

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 65891


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 Technical Operations Team within the Integrated Operations Division.

+ ​Responsible for leading several groups in all aspects of the set up and monitoring of aircraft maintenance records and configuration in source systems. Also, leads, coaches, and develops all employees to excel in achieving key goals and encourage quality and productivity while ensuring compliance with all company rules and regulations.

+ Plays a key role in successful collaboration with all groups within and outside the Integrated Operations organization.

**What you’ll do**

+ Oversees the administration and professional development of team members, including employee administration

+ Responsible for a continuous improvement program for Aircraft Configuration Management and works cross departmentally to resolve process flow issues

+ Establishes the strategic direction for the organization and manages the methods to achieve it

+ Manages the budget established for the group

+ Acts as a culture leader who builds trust across the organization

+ Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of the maintenance of records in the SCEPTRE system

+ Evaluates and forecasts financial/staffing needs to meet the infrastructure needs and objectives of Aircraft Configuration Management.

+ Develops and maintains internal department self-audit programs

+ Establishes KPI’s (Key Process Indicators) to measure and improve performance

+ Ensures that training programs and standards are established and administered for each group within area of responsibility.

+ Periodic travel required

**All you’ll need for success**

**Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience**

+ Bachelor’s degree in Aviation or related area or similar discipline and **/** or a total of 7 years aviation experience in the Aircraft Maintenance field as it relates to Quality Assurance, Maintenance, Engineering, or Records

+ 5 years supervisory experience

**Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience**

+ Master’s Degree in Technical or Business discipline

+ 7 years of experience in leadership role

+ 3 years of experience with project management activities

+ Experience leading an organization in multiple locations

+ Thorough understanding of AA Policies and Procedures

+ Experience managing budgets

+ Computer knowledge of STC, SAP and SCEPTRE

+ Yellow Belt or higher in Lean/Six Sigma principles from an accredited organization

+ Basic understanding of computer system functions, architecture and attributes

**Skills, Licenses & Certifications**

+ ​Working knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma principles

+ Understanding of project management techniques

+ Strong planning, delegating and organizational skills as well as analytical and problem solving skills with a high level of attention to detail

+ Ability to multi-task while adjusting to rapidly changing priorities

+ Innovative and technical individual, with exceptional business judgment, as well as the initiative and competence to make a significant contribution to the AA organization

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office software to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

+ Excellent leadership skills and interpersonal skills

+ Working knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs)

**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: 65891

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. American Airlines, Inc fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.