American Airlines

Commodity Manager, Technical Operations Supply Chain

American Airlines - Posted 8 months ago
$74k-83k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Supply Chain Management salary records


Dallas, TX

Supply Chain Management
Company size
130k employees

Airport:  Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW)

Supply Chain Management Job description

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 Supply Chain Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • ​Responsible for working closely with internal American Airlines customers to understand their business needs, and representing the company in negotiations and business transactions with suppliers. This job involves developing and promoting strategic partnerships with suppliers who support American’s material and service requirements for maintenance.

What you'll do

Level 2

  • Represents the company in business transactions with internal and external organizations
  • Identifies strategies to minimize supplier costs for parts and services
  • Assists with managing supply and services agreements
  • Monitors and tracks supplier performance
  • Helps manage and meet departmental goals
  • Track supplier performance for the commodity

Level 3

  • Represents the company in business transactions with internal and external organizations
  • Identifies and implements opportunities and strategies to minimize supplier costs for parts and services
  • Identifies, negotiates, establishes and manages supply and service agreements
  • Monitors, tracks and influences supplier performance
  • Helps manage and meet departmental goals
  • Develops and promotes strategic partnerships with suppliers
  • Works closely with internal American Airlines customers and stakeholders to understand business needs, objectives, product/service requirements, and the broader operational processes
  • Measures and tracks supplier performance for the commodity; resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent experience/training

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in Supply Chain Management
  • 1 year of experience in Supply Chain related fields

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​A potential team leader with strong communication skills
  • Understanding of supply chain concepts, with work or internship experience applying those concepts
  • Negotiating and influencing skills
  • Self-directed and resourceful with the ability to handle multiple, simultaneous tasks with exhibited follow-through and initiative
  • Business understanding, particularly in project management, early supplier involvement, total cost management and financial analysis
  • Understanding and use of technical tools for analysis, problem-solving, forecasting and quality improvement
  • High ethical standards
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

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 is 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.

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