Managing Director Aircraft Supply Chain Operations & Material Management job vacancy in Alaska Airlines (Seattle, WA 98194)

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Company name : Alaska Airlines
Location : Seattle, WA 98194
Position : Managing Director Aircraft Supply Chain Operations & Material Management

Description :
Company Alaska Airlines
The Team
Guided by our purpose, core values, and leadership principles, we are creating an airline people love. Our corporate teams set the strategies and operational plans to ensure the success of our company. Whether we use our expertise in accounting, human resources, finance, planning, legal, marketing, or any of our operational divisions, our shared passion for travel and our guests is what motivates us to achieve excellence each day. If you share our passion for creating an airline people love, we want to hear from you.
Role Summary
The Managing Director, Aircraft Supply Chain Operations & Material Management sets the long-term strategy and oversees the financial performance of engine and component maintenance and materials management ensure they meet quality requirements set by the Alaska Airlines, while maintaining a cost-effective strategy. This senior leadership role directs maintenance services for Alaska Airlines (AS) to ensure the highest quality standards as well as maintains Alaska’s fleet strategy for both owned and leased assets.
Key Duties

Establish strategic goals and direction for the engine, component and material management teams.
Engine and Component Maintenance
Oversee the selection and management of material, component and engine vendors and drive for successful negotiations of agreements that secure favorable terms.
Manage maintenance warranty claims to maximize warranties received.
Material Management
Direct the stores and distribution departments in support of the airline operation including establishment of budgets, material distribution strategy and contracting philosophy in alignment with required business outcomes.
Manage material warehousing operations and facility design.
Develop policies and procedures to establish optimum inventory levels, effective station allocation of aircraft parts, efficient re-order points for expendable material, and establish adequate management controls to secure and maintain the proper inventory levels.
Define Technology strategy and resources for the M&E team
Manage cross functional investment strategies for system improvements.
Lead management system improvement initiatives through process improvement, skill enhancement and tool development.
Influence across company strategies and provides strategic recommendations to enterprise leaders.
Develop people through effective performance management and ongoing feedback, focusing on fostering strategic and systems thinking, development of talent, and succession planning across teams and functions.
Influence company culture through action, presence, and reinforcement of behaviors.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

A minimum of 10 years of experience in one or a combination of the following:
Complex supply chain management,
Repairing airplane engines or components,
Maintaining aircraft in the same category and class as Alaska Airlines uses or,
Maintaining large airplanes with 50 or more passenger seats.
A minimum of 7 years of people leadership experience, preferably in airline operations.
Bachelor’s degree, or willingness to attain a Bachelor’s degree within six years of start date.
Strong interpersonal skills facilitating effective verbal and written communication at all levels in the organization.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum age of 18.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
Inspirational leader who will promote the Alaska values, act with a high sense of urgency, and have unquestionable integrity.
Promotes a high-performance culture by cultivating and motivating direct/indirect reports through coaching, mentoring, and by providing regular and meaningful feedback.
Innovative, apolitical, resilient, fact-based, and creative solutions-focused mindset, with ability to thrive in a rapidly-changing, collaborative environment and to manage conflict.

Total Rewards
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air pay and benefits can vary by company, location, number of regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment, and employment status.

Competitive total rewards package
Medical, dental and vision benefits
401k match program
Monthly incentive pay plan
Annual incentive pay
Equity grants
Generous paid time off
Unlimited confirmed travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air
Lounge membership

Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 8/31/2022
Employment Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Regular/Temporary Regular
Requisition ID 2022-8937
Equal Employment Opportunity We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees and do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information (including family medical history), political views or activity, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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