Provide operational guidance to staff and ensure training and compliance with policies related to safety, security, dispatch reliability and according to regulatory requirements (e.g. FAA, DOT, IATA, Federal, State and local)
Establish and maintain detailed working knowledge of all business systems, applicable to the operation of airline warehouse functions.
Participate in daily operations meeting and communicate status of department metrics and of requested material.
Manage flow of materials and supplies of airline, always determining the fastest and most economical means of transportation
Alert materials team with any issues of min/max or aging purchase orders.
Ensure expeditious receipt and distribution of operation critical items.
Oversee the shipping of supplies to/from stations, vendors and international locations with the proper shipping documentations.
Oversee the physical receiving, binning and issuance of supplies and ensuring the accuracy of the computer entries; TRAX data management.
Develop and ensure compliance of all material processes for all shifts.
Ensure proper communications are maintained with Maintenance Planning, Supply Operations, Inventory and Purchasing.
Monitor and process as needed all expenditures, purchase orders and invoices.
Develops and maintains strong airline and supplier relationships
Develop and maintain the Supply Operations procedures manual.
Collaborate with Inventory Control and Purchasing to expedite receipt and distribution of critical items.
Ensure accurate records are maintained.
Work with Engineering, Maintenance, Properties, etc. to develop short and long term plans to satisfy material needs.
Identifies data systems requirements to support ongoing and future operation of warehousing and distribution.
Perform personnel functions, including optimizing manpower coverage/scheduling, tracking of sick calls, vacation, payroll and as needed to support supply management.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or related field
Strong process analysis and continuous improvement skills.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Self-directing, and ability to meet deadlines in dynamic environment.
Minimum 5 years job experience in airline, logistics or related field
Strong proficiency in Excel and other business/ERP/MRP systems
Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends to support supply operations.
Lean, Six Sigma and/or process improvement experience