American Airlines Manager, Crew Scheduling Pilot Projects in Ft Worth, Texas

Location: Integrated Operations Ctr (DFW-IOC0)

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 19674


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About The Job

This job falls in the Crew Scheduling Team within the Integrated Operations Division. This position will be responsible for managing all projects related to Pilots within the Crew Scheduling organization. This job also partners with Manager of Pilot Contracts, Crew Scheduling Training, Crew Scheduling Operations team, Crew Compensation, and IT to propose value added projects and drive them to completion.

Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Builds a team of analysts and manages their time to provide Crew Scheduling with as many new tools, tool upgrades, web services, automations, and related to improve Crew Scheduling ability to support our Pilot crew members

  • Participates in Pilot contract negotiations or provides data to support negotiations as needed

  • Collaborates with IT providing business requirements for pilot projects and implementation

  • Assists Crew Scheduling Training team in development and facilitation of training material, as needed

  • Leads activity associated with the automation and implementation of the Pilot JCBA

  • Develops presentations and various materials associated with crew projects

  • Travels as needed

  • Works shifts, weekends and holidays as needed


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training

  • 5 years’ experience in a Crew Scheduling or Crew Resource environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of FOS SABRE

  • Knowledge of Pilot Collective Bargaining Agreement and other related documents

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead based on the American Airlines leadership model

  • Strong customer service focus (internal and external)

  • Excellent analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities

  • Knowledge of various operational and administrative processes associated with crew scheduling and contracts

  • Knowledge of airline applications

  • Knowledge of quality management, program analysis skills and testing techniques

Qualifications (Continued)

Preferred Qualifications (Continued)

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Ability to be flexible and capable of adapting to constant change

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle tasks concurrently; ability to work in a stressful environment

  • Ability to speak with crew members regarding contractual and FAR assignments

  • Ability to prepare and deliver written and verbal presentations

  • Ability to use reference materials and other resources to complete tasks

  • Ability to effectively facilitate meetings

  • Ability to work and collaborate with all levels of management and union groups

  • Ability to report to work on a regular and timely basis

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 19674

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