American Airlines Administrator, Supplier Management in Ft Worth, Texas

Administrator, Supplier Management

Date: Oct 11, 2016

Location: Ft Worth, TX, US

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Additional Locations: None

Job Level: 2-4

Job Description

Striving to build the most efficient Repair Order cycle this position represents American Airlines interests by owning the tactical management of aircraft component repairs with the authority to direct vendor actions and assess performance. Team members are negotiating on a routine basis, crafting the skills of persuasion and troubleshooting, to develop as decisive decision makers. Ensures the Company’s interests are protected in terms of quality, timelines, and overall costs. Develops and implements strategies to meet the expectations of internal customers while being consistent with the overall objective.

Job Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Supply Chain/Supplier Management or related business discipline; or equivalent 4-5 years relative experience

  • High ethical standards

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Analysis, problem solving, forecasting and quality improvement skills

  • Ability to multi-task and effectively manage competing priorities

  • Mature self-starter with high sense of urgency

  • Must be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook

  • Skilled organization and interpersonal interactions

  • Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language


  • Aerospace industry experience

  • Warranty Adjudication

  • Service quote experience

  • Team leader skills with strong customer orientation and field experience

  • Experience in sourcing, negotiation, vendor management

  • Ability to negotiate and sell new ideas to internal customers and vendors

  • Advanced business understanding in commodity markets and financial analysis

  • Knowledge of, or access to industrial engineering skills and tools will be valued assets

  • Trained or experiencedin SAP or SCEPTRE

Additional Qualifications

Additional Locations: None

Job Level: 2-4

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth

Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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