Republic Airways Holdings Manager, Materials in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Category: Materials PL

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!


Manages, directs and coordinates the activities of employees engaged in procurement, inventory management and control, as well as shipping/receiving.


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. Other duties may be assigned to this position as needed.

  • Manages material logistics associated with supplying materials for aircraft repair and maintenance.

  • Manages inventory of materials, parts and finished product to maintain required supply.

  • Manages fleet spares provisioning process ensuring an optimum availability of needed aircraft components while balancing desired service level with available funding.

  • Collaborates with other departments such as purchasing, planning and AOG to ensure proper inventory controls.

  • Attends daily planning meetings to provide explanation for materials issues.

  • Monitors attendance, vacation approvals and overall coverage of Material Service Department.

  • Manages shipping and receiving of all materials, to include that making sure that equipment and parts are packaged, labeled and shipped correctly.

  • Insures compliance to Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods regulatory requirements as they pertain to all materials.

  • Insures training is accomplished for each associate for Suspected Unapproved Parts (SUP). Guides the department in maintaining a proactive vigilance and awareness of its responsibility to prevent the introduction of any SUP component into the company’s aircraft spare parts inventory.

  • Ensures compliance with hazardous materials/dangerous goods regulations. Ensures all associates complete and maintain training in safety, HAZMAT, parts systems, SITA airport access for vehicles, etc.

  • Insures proper storage, identification and segregation of parts. Oversees shelf life program and insures that shelf life is not exceeded.

  • Fosters the Company’s core values and culture throughout the work environment.

  • Screens, interviews and makes recommendations for hiring potential employees. Coaches and provides leadership, direction, motivation and supervision of direct reports. Appraises performance, provides performance feedback, takes corrective actions and oversees training and development of staff.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.


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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or related area plus one year of materials experience, or a High School diploma or GED and 6 years of experience, or a combination of education and experience.

  • Previous supervisory experience.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record.

  • Must be able to operate forklifts and other machinery.

  • Must be able to pass and remain current on HAZMAT Dangerous Goods Handling course.

  • Possess basic computer skills in Microsoft Office and Word.


Previous experience in aviation or supply chain preferred.


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


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


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 of moderate cost.


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 focus with clear vision at 20 inches or less (computer screen).

Able to lift or move up to 50 pounds.


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

  • Work near moving mechanical parts, around fumes and in high or precarious places.

  • Work in an open air hangar up to 100% of the time.

  • Exposed to moderate noise.


Travel up to 10% of the time, including overnight travel. Able to work a schedule that supports 24 hour operations.

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 .

  • 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 approximately 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 950 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. The airline employs about 5,500 aviation professionals. Visit at http://http// for more information, follow the company on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, and connect on Facebook or LinkedIn.