Republic Airways Holdings Supply Chain Operations Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category: Supply Chain

At Republic Airline, 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 Airline, 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 Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway!

POSITION PURPOSE

Interacts closely with leaders from various Supply Chain departments to gain strong business knowledge to provide analytics and help optimize the operational and financial performance of Supply Chain. Delivers process improvements, project management and relevant data and analytics for small to medium size projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

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.

  • Builds and implements efficiency tools for projects to help improve daily activities of key Supply Chain groups. Develops and executes accurate reports, budgets, models, dashboards and other analytic tools, including ad hoc analysis or projects to provide visibility to Supply Chain improvement opportunities.

  • Identifies opportunities to capitalize on process automation; develops requirements for and co-implements technology solutions such as bots to stream-line supply chain operations.

  • Determines requirements for procedural change, compliance reinforcements and/or training; designs and delivers solutions.

  • Analyzes data to accurately and relevantly calculate Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and other key business measures, while consistently exhibiting department analytic guidelines and governance of best practices.

  • Proactively looks for root causes, system variances and cost savings opportunities, including deep dives via data forensics.

  • Becomes a subject matter expert in airline operational intricacies to ensure accurate application of data, analysis and processes.

  • Exhibits an ongoing commitment to continuous improvement.

  • Demonstrates a strong orientation to customer service. Proactively communicates and reprioritizes daily work to align with business needs as opportunities arise and priorities shift. Provides relevant analyses and clearly communicate recommendations.

  • Performs special projects as required and other duties, including teammate coverage and assistance with purchasing, planning, and repair operations activity, as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE.

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Business, Supply Chain Management or related field or a combination of education and experience.

  • Proficiency with computer software and IT report requirement creation. Comfort and ability to adapt quickly to new systems and analysis tools.

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications, especially MS Excel.

  • Strong skills in time management, project management, attention to detail and self-accountability.

  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to synthesize and explain complex topics in an audience-appropriate manner.

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Previous Supply Chain and/or airline/aviation experience.

  • Active participation in the Institute of Supply Management (ISM and/or APICS).

  • Certification in Lean, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints, Project Management, etc. a plus.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Able to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, Illustrated Parts Catalogs and Electronic Manuals and governmental regulations. Able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Able to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

DECISION MAKING

Makes day to day decisions used to support strategic direction. Decisions often require some thought and are somewhat structured. Decisions tend to be short term and usually moderate cost.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

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

Republic Airline 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 https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf%E2%80%8B .

  • 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 Airline, 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 www.rjet.com at http://www.rjet.com/ for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/republicairline/ , Twitter at https://twitter.com/RepublicAirline and YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1IOcelXc92JDhi8sIR9F0Q , and connect on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/republicairline/ or Linkedin at http://www.linkedin.com/company/republic-airways-holdings-inc-/ .

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 www.flywithlift.com at http://www.flywithlift.com/ .

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