PSA Airlines

Supply Chain Contracts Analyst

Job Locations US-OH-Vandalia
Position Type


Supply Chain Contracts Analyst

• Location: Dayton, OH
• Work Schedule / Shift: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (occasional extended hours, as necessary)
• Reports To: Supply Chain Contracts Manager
• Travel: 15% out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected


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 eligible 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

While holding Safety and Quality as the priority, the Supply Chain Contracts Analyst supports the long-term financial performance of PSA’s Supply Chain and Maintenance Organization. This is accomplished by assisting the team to effectively manage vendors, produce and manage RFP’s and RFQ’s, develop KPI’s and core metrics, create visibility into current asset status, and work within all necessary time and safety constraints to safely ensure on-time departures of PSA aircraft.

Job Responsibilities

• Assists in managing the vendor selection process including analysis of vendor proposals in conjunction with key stakeholders in the maintenance and finance organizations.
• Partners with the Quality Assurance team to ensure proper management of PSA’s Approved Vendor List and all necessary compliance and audit requirements with the FAA.
• Maintains industry visibility and engagement to source new partners utilizing innovative and approved techniques to drive cost savings, reliability, and lead times.
• Negotiates some vendor purchasing agreements, shipping and payment terms, fixed pricing, and approved company contacts.
• Find and Facilitate new purchasing initiatives to drive costs down across PSA
• Maintains close relationships with current vendors, tracks issues, and helps to troubleshoot production issues and anticipates and raises potential concerns with vendor reliability, engineering techniques, or production capabilities and makes necessary corrections to mitigate impact to the company.
• Partner with Finance to complete financial and productivity analysis on vendor contract or contract amendment proposals, to publish and review responses to RFP’s and RFQ’s
• Engages across the organization at all levels of leadership to prepare purchasing agreements and is prepared to make regular presentations to Senior Leadership up to and including the President.
• Effectively operate within the approved operating and capital budget, partner with Finance to complete analysis and forecasting to build the annual operating plan.
• Facilitate official international government filings and continual communication with global Customs organizations to ensure proper importation/ exportation of PSA aircraft and components for maintenance events. Work with Finance to ensure all financial filings are accurate and applicable taxes are returned to PSA.
• Responsible for the Company's Security and Safety Management System (SMS) and associated Safety Risk Management and Safety Assurance outputs.
• Performs other duties as assigned




• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations Management, Aviation Management or related discipline or equivalent work experience
• 5+ years of an equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience
• Ability to manage multiple vendors
• Strong technical consulting/customer service background
• Ability to handle operational issues effectively, understanding escalation, communication and crisis management
• Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking with strong abilities in relationship management
• Experience in managing resources to meet goals across multiple projects
• Demonstrated competency in developing efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems
• Ability to speak/read/write in English.
• If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US.


• Demonstrate problem solving skills, have strong presentation and analytical skills and possess a strong desire to work in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to plan requirements three to five years in advance and aid others in accomplishing annual goals
• Identify group conflict and facilitate resolution

• Previous contract development and negotiations
• Must be goals oriented and a team player
• Proven ability to build and facilitate relationships at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
• Commitment to system functionality and user satisfaction in rapidly growing and changing environments
• Conceive solutions, build consensus and sell/execute solutions
• Comfortable with making decisions, monitoring progress and reporting results
• Strong planning/organization capability and ability to make major decisions quickly



To be successful at PSA, you should be:

• Driven
• Reliable
• Caring
• Engaging Communicator
• Decisive
• Results Driven

To be successful in this position, you should be great at:

• Organization and Planning
• Communication (listening, oral, and written)
• Technical Expertise
• Resilient Negotiator
• Experienced Buyer and Contract Manager
• Strategic Problem Solving and Decision Making

Additional Information

Delegation: In absence, the Director of Finance will handle the delegation of duties

Supervisory Responsibility: This is not a supervisory position

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. This is largely a sedentary role; however, 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.
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.
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.
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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