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Commodity Manager - Tech Ops Procurement - Aircraft Programs


American Airlines
Location: Fort Worth
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Assistants & Executives
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Job Description

  • Effectively leads the relationship of the company with its aircraft cabin interiors suppliers.
  • Represents American Airlines in business dealings with external organizations in the various roles of supply chain management.
  • Develops and implements sourcing plans to meet the expectations of internal customers (e.g. Engineering, Flight Service, Marketing, etc.) and airline strategy.
  • Performs all required functions from establishing internal customer requirements to completion of acceptable contract which bring measurable value to the company.
  • Manages supplier performance and utilizes problem/conflict resolution techniques effectively.
  • Works closely with suppliers and internal teams to ensure suppliers meet product development milestones and/or meet contractual commitments.
  • Works directly with suppliers and sub-tier suppliers to assure capacity, continuity of supply for specific commodities and mitigate supply chain risks.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Supply Chain majors preferred
  • Ability to negotiate and sell new ideas to internal customers and suppliers
  • Skilled in supply management, total cost management, commodity management, supplier negotiations, contracts management, program management and financial analysis
  • Understanding and use of technical tools for analysis, problem solving, quality improvement and strategic business plans for commodities and services
  • A potential team leader with strong oral and written communication skills
  • High ethical standards
  • Mature self-starter with high sense of urgency and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Skilled in organization and interpersonal interactions
  • Work experience demonstrating knowledge and application of these requirements
  • Moderate travel required

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 2051 

 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth 
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas 
Job Segment: Information Technology, IT Manager, Procurement, Engineer, Technology, Operations, Engineering

Job Description

  • Effectively leads the relationship of the company with its aircraft cabin interiors suppliers.
  • Represents American Airlines in business dealings with external organizations in the various roles of supply chain management.
  • Develops and implements sourcing plans to meet the expectations of internal customers (e.g. Engineering, Flight Service, Marketing, etc.) and airline strategy.
  • Performs all required functions from establishing internal customer requirements to completion of acceptable contract which bring measurable value to the company.
  • Manages supplier performance and utilizes problem/conflict resolution techniques effectively.
  • Works closely with suppliers and internal teams to ensure suppliers meet product development milestones and/or meet contractual commitments.
  • Works directly with suppliers and sub-tier suppliers to assure capacity, continuity of supply for specific commodities and mitigate supply chain risks.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Supply Chain majors preferred
  • Ability to negotiate and sell new ideas to internal customers and suppliers
  • Skilled in supply management, total cost management, commodity management, supplier negotiations, contracts management, program management and financial analysis
  • Understanding and use of technical tools for analysis, problem solving, quality improvement and strategic business plans for commodities and services
  • A potential team leader with strong oral and written communication skills
  • High ethical standards
  • Mature self-starter with high sense of urgency and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Skilled in organization and interpersonal interactions
  • Work experience demonstrating knowledge and application of these requirements
  • Moderate travel required

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 2051 

 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth 
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas 
Job Segment: Information Technology, IT Manager, Procurement, Engineer, Technology, Operations, Engineering


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