PSA Airlines

Maintenance Planning Supervisor

Job Locations US-OH-Vandalia
Position Type


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About PSA

PSA Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, offers unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. We value teamwork, diversity, and inclusivity and strive to create a safe, respectful, and happy work environment for our more than 4,000 employees. Our company culture, known as The PSA Way, is our foundation for operation and fosters stability, growth and a focus on the future while always placing safety at the forefront of everything we do. We are driven in our goals and achievements, eager to be better. We are reliable to one another and accountable for our actions. And we are caring in our daily interactions, with teammates, colleagues, and customers. Join our team to enjoy comprehensive benefits, including travel privileges on the American Airlines global network, so you can explore new destinations and create unforgettable memories with family and friends.


PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All eligible team members 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
  • 401(k) with company match
  • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
  • A choice of three health plan options, all with nationwide coverage with the UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus network
  • Premium dental coverage
  • Vision plan options provided, including a plan that covers both glasses and contacts every year    
  • Benefits navigation services, including finding a doctor, scheduling an appointment, understanding your medical bills, and free second opinion services
  • Access to 24-hour virtual urgent care services
  • Family planning and fertility treatment
  • LGBTQ+ friendly services including gender affirming care, assistance finding knowledgeable providers, and family planning
  • Company-paid Life and AD&D Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability, and supplemental life insurance options for spouses and dependent children
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for both Health Care and Dependent Care services
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program providing a range of services, including 5 free in-person sessions with a health care professional


Position Summary

The Maintenance Planning Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Aircraft Maintenance Planner Group. In providing full compliance with maintenance requirements and planning to maximize efficiency, you will ensure quality service and flights.

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.
  • Ensure new employees receive proper and adequate training, as well as recurrent training for all team members.
  • Ensure that established policies and procedures are followed by the maintenance planners
  • Monitor Maintenance Schedule to ensure an equalized maintenance program and proper base utilization.
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of all necessary reports as required by the Aircraft Maintenance Planner Group.
  • Maintain the technical and company manuals used in the Maintenance Planning Department.
  • 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 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 short and long-range forecasted scheduling.
  • Perform duties of all Aircraft Maintenance Planner roles/types as required.
  • Occasional On-Call requirements after normal business hours to support the operation and Maintenance Planning Department is required.
  • 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 to support the efficient operation of the department and company.

Position Specifics



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of aircraft inspections and maintenance programs
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in aircraft maintenance planning
  • 1 to 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Ability to speak/read/write in English.
  • If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US.



  • Experience using Tableau, Maintenix
  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office programs, specifically Excel.



To be successful at PSA, you should be:

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

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

  • Organization
  • Communication (verbal and written)
  • Detail oriented
  • Coaching & Development
  • Driving Excellence
  • Facilitating Change
  • Strategic Thinking

Additional Information


Delegation: In absence, responsibilities delegated to the Manager of Maintenance Planning.

Authorities: None

Supervisory Responsibility: This is 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 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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