PSA Airlines

  • Maintenance Operation Planning Supervisor

    Job Locations US-OH-Vandalia
    Position Type
  • Overview

    Maintenance Operations Planning Supervisor
    • Location: Dayton, OH
    • Reports To: Maintenance Planning Manager
    • Work Schedule / Shift: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (occasional extended periods of time necessary to support airline operations)
    • Direct Reports: Yes
    • Relocation: Assistance available
    • Travel: Some travel is expected for this position
    Let your career take off with PSA Airlines
    About Us 
    Company Summary: As a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines and the fastest growing regional airline in the country, PSA offers a stable career path in aviation with unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. Teamwork and drive are at the heart of PSA. We are committed to growing our company where passion is shared, professional excellence is expected, and all people are valued and respected. 
    Our employees are committed to ensuring safe and reliable operations for the thousands of customers American trusts us with each and every day. We have an incredible team of more than 4,000 employees who do a tremendous job of operating more than 800 daily flights to nearly 100 destinations on behalf of American Airlines. Our immense growth provides a number of opportunities to join our team. 
    Culture: Not only is PSA an EEO and AAP employer, but also we seek to create an inclusive work environment where diverse perspectives and experiences are embraced and respected. We work hard to build and sustain a culture where people – team members and customers alike – feel safe, secure and happy. It is The PSA Way – which focuses on our goals, safety, respect, preparedness, professional excellence, and passion. This foundation reflects how we think, act, and communicate with one another and our customers.
    Engaging our employees is extremely important to us, and we seek leaders who inspire, enable, and encourage others to succeed using the PSA Way as their model.
    Dayton, OH – Dayton is known as the Gem City and the birthplace of Aviation. It is also the home of PSA Airlines headquarters. Here, you will be able to enjoy a rich history in aviation by visiting the National Museum of the United States Air Force and the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park.
    Benefits Summary
    PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including: 
    • Travel privileges on the American Airlines global network
    • A generous vacation plan designed to let you enjoy your travel perks
    • Medical, Dental & Vision
    • 401k with company match
    • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
    • Company-paid Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan (FSA), and supplementary options



    Position Summary 
    Develop Tech Ops fleet and operating plans used in the budgetary process and control. Establishes resource targets through modeling that forecasts maintenance demand resources, capacity and capability requirements. Conduct operational performance analysis and reporting.  
    Job Responsibilities 


    Administration, supervision, and leadership of assigned staff to include establish work schedules, direct working assignments, conducting work performance appraisals, monitor attendance, and enforce all required policies, practices, procedures and methods IAW with the PSA Way.

    · Lead training/recurrent training, coaching, and development of new and existing employees;

    · Ensure timely and accurate completion of all necessary reports as required by maintenance planning;

    · Maintain reference documents, technical and company manuals used in Maintenance Planning;

    · Identify gaps in current business processes and reengineer them for efficiency through analytical modeling along with creating new procedures to improve department and system performance;

    · Interface closely with OCC and Tech Ops to ensure MOPs roles and responsibilities are understood and supported;

    · Monitor Maintenance Schedules ensuring; RON workload is balanced (scheduled vs. available hours); that MOPs have coordinated with Base Stations on overnight work plan, and that scheduled maintenance optimizes station capacity and capabilities;

    · Ensure day-of RON work package Standard Operation Procedures are followed; including leading MOPs in effective Mtx Planning coordination call (1100ET,) adhering to MEL scheduling policy and other procedures;

    · Interface with CASS team to aid in Root Cause Analysis investigations related to Maintenance Planning and provide mitigation recommendations to the Maintenance Planning Manager;

    · Develop analytical frameworks for developing metrics, goals and continuous improvements;

    · Build and maintain decision support, scheduling research and spreadsheet models that help streamline business process and promote planning efficiencies to help provide better decision-making for day-of and short-range maintenance forecasted scheduling;

    · Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department and company.



    • BS degree in Operations, Finance, Supply Chain, Maintenance Management or related field
    • Must be able to effectively communicate and work closely with various cross-functional groups in a matrix environment across multiple locations
    • Strong analytical and computer skills with advance level of Microsoft Office programs experience 
    • Must have strong computer knowledge and skilled in Microsoft Office Products.
    • Experience with relational databases, Tableau, and other related software 
    To be successful at PSA, you should be:
    • Driven
    • Passionate
    • Adaptable
    • Respectful
    • Collaborative
    • Results-oriented 
    To be successful in this position, you should be great at:
    • Approachability
    • Time and performance management 
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Proactive and collaborative approach to problem-solving
    • Positive communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment
    • Ability to interact with all levels of company personnel
    • Strong team player
    • Professional aptitude
    • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time with time sensitive deadlines
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive situations appropriately when performing job duties
    • Prepare presentations
    • Adaptability in an aggressive growth environment

    Additional Information 
    Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.
    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; lift weight up to 25 lbs; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
    AAP/EEO Statement: PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
    Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209 as well as a pre-employment drug screen.
    Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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