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Republic Airways Holdings Materials Planner II in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category:

Supply Chain

At Republic Airways, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airways is a great place to get your career off the runway!


Ensures that minimum/maximum levels are set appropriately to optimize service levels and minimize costs. Confirms materials availability for routine and non-routine planned maintenance items. Develops and executes supply chain strategies aimed at optimizing inventory and alternatives to ownership.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Monitors inventory and demand trends, reliability, turn-around-time, system departure activity and other inputs to accurately set minimum/maximum.

  • Establishes, reviews and adjusts minimum/maximum levels on regular intervals that support maintenance operations at the least total cost.

  • Performs on-going provisioning for active fleets.

  • Reviews provisioning recommendations to ensure adequate physical spares inventory to meet operational requirements.

  • Reviews and analyzes Beyond Economic Repair (BER) activity to ensure timely replacement. Prepares Economic justification (EJ) for procurement of repairable/rotable spares requirements.

  • Forecasts inventory requirements based on input from Engineering and Maintenance.

  • Analyzes demand, scheduled tasks and other inputs to establish system allocation (minimum/maximum) levels that support operations at the least total cost while insuring optimal productivity of inventory.

  • Works with suppliers, purchasing and maintenance planning to coordinate allocation and disbursement of seed units and service bulletin kits in support of on-going modification campaigns.

  • Ensures seed units and unused modification kits are returned to the supplier, as necessary.

  • Partners with stakeholders to obtain accurate information and analysis validation.

  • Models inventory requirements that support planned and unplanned maintenance activities for expendable, consumable, shop supply, repairable and/or rotable part categories.

  • Coordinates with Warranty/Repair expeditor to request material to be expedited from repair when current available levels are not sufficient to adequately stock bases per established minimum/maximum levels.

  • Analyzes and assigns material requisitions to the appropriate group for action.

  • Provides technical guidance to team and department members.

  • Leads through example; monitors, influences and trains others.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

  • Requires at least 1 year of experience in aviation industry.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Business, Supply Chain, Aviation or related area.

  • Prefer at least 3 years of supply chain experience in aviation industry.


  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, operating and maintenance instructions and governmental regulations.

  • Able to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.

  • Able to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


  • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Able to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.


Makes limited decisions and determines best methods to solve problems by referring to established precedents and policies. Impact of decisions is moderately low.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to move about the work environment.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Typically not exposed to extreme environmental conditions.


Able to travel up to 10% of the time, including overnight travel.

Republic Airways is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 1,000 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,700 aviation professionals. Visit at for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at , Twitter at and YouTube at , and connect on Facebook at or Linkedin at .

In May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot training school in Indianapolis. LIFT uses state-of-the-art training technologies that combine flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training. Graduates are guaranteed a job as First Officer at Republic. Learn more at at .