PSA Airlines

Repair Analyst

Job Locations US-OH-Vandalia
Supply Chain & Procurement
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 Repair Analyst is responsible for the overall performance of their assigned vendors, and the repairs that are performed on rotable and repairable inventory by their assigned vendors.  This includes the use of KPI’s and key metrics to ensure that costs, vendor turnaround time (TAT), warranty concessions on repairs, and receiving and invoice discrepancies are resolved in accordance with company standards.  They manage the repair process to ensure that the vendor performs the repair using approved parts to include approved PMA’s and Service Bulletins.  They perform quote analysis to ensure the lowest cost of repair and source to provide high dollar parts at a cost savings to the company.  Additionally, they perform analysis for consideration of scrapping of the component based on BER criteria.


Job Responsibilities

  • Proactively manage supply chain for repair and overhaul services for aircraft components necessary to support the operation at the lowest total cost within the industry.
  • Facilitate the review technical tear down quotations and establish recommendations for repair or negotiate reductions with merit based on an internal documented analysis
  • Identify new sources of supply based on strict requirements that fulfill total cost of ownership objectives.
  • Establish supplier score metrics in conjunction with key internal stakeholders.
  • Monitor improvement initiatives, internal and external action items.
  • Track cost drivers and coordinate reductions while maintaining specifications and operational objectives.
  • Ensure the timely review of quotes and process for further approval
  • Ensure internal and external TAT objectives are fulfilled.
  • Track and reduce no fault found and customer induced damage instances.
  • Establish operator support and service agreements.
  • Initiate MRO RFP’s for select target spend and reliability areas relating to the repair and overhaul of components.
  • Assist with the negotiation of agreements in support of corporate objectives.
  • Establish various metrics to include internal TAT, external TAT, open activity, aging reports and cost analysis.
  • Develop expertise regarding their respective commodities of various components through the research and analysis of the form, fit, function, cost, and all drivers within the supply chain that comprise to the total cost of maintaining its targeted reliability.
  • Build an internal library of components to be references by the MRO supply chain team.
  • 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

Position Specifics



  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Aerospace Management or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years significant procurement, supply chain experience, repair, or related warranty experience
  • Proven cross functional project management experience
  • A team player within department with cross functional teams such as Engineering, Maintenance, and Reliability
  • Ability to understand complex contracts and summarize key terms
  • Must be self-starter and deadline driven
  • Exceptional computer, analytical, and research skills
  • Ability to interface with senior management and assist in negotiations with suppliers.
  • Ability to analyze cost drivers and develop / implement cost reduction strategies
  • Ability to speak/read/write in English.
  • If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US.


  • Aviation knowledge and aviation maintenance experience
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:
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication (verbal and written)
  • Data Analytics and Diagnostics skills
  • Coaching & Development
  • Driving Excellence
  • Facilitating Change
  • Strategic Thinking
Additional Information 


Delegation: In absence, responsibilities delegated to Manager of Aircraft Component Repair

Authorities: None

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 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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