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6 months ago
American Airlines
Location: Phoenix
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Maintenance
Category: Supervisors
The Quality Control Supervisor leads a team of inspectors as a key member of the dynamic and fast-paced American Airlines Maintenance organization. Supervisors are part of a joint leadership team committed to the development of the business and to the support of each team member. American Airlines recognizes the value and importance of these employees, who serve a critical role in ensuring that AA Aircraft Maintenance remains the industry leader. The successful candidate for this position should possess the following qualities:

* Demonstrates sound, principled, ethical leadership traits.

* Creates and nurtures a diverse work environment that promotes mutual respect.

* Recognizes and encourages successful individual and team performance.

* Knows the skills of each employee and establishes individual developmental plans.

* Shares expertise and technical knowledge.

* Demonstrates a calm, approachable, professional demeanor using a variety of communication techniques.

* Copes effectively with stress in a fast-paced environment.

* Effectively resolves conflict and takes appropriate action to prevent future occurrences.

* Keeps team and self-aware of personnel, product, safety, regulatory and technical requirements.

* Monitors organizational performance using metrics, establishes goals and implements improvement initiatives to meet performance goals.

* Utilizes the skills, knowledge and information available from resources (e.g., employees, customers, manuals, other departments) to make timely, effective and informed decisions.

* Accomplishes corporate objectives by facilitating the active participation of all team members and by identifying and removing obstacles to achieve desired results.

* Demonstrates knowledge of Continuous Improvement and the development of High Performance Teams.

* Pushes self and others to persist and achieve outstanding results.

* Builds and sustains a productive team.

Job Qualifications

* College or a technical school is desired.

* A&P license required.

* Certified in use of Lean Six Sigma tools is a plus.

* Good oral and written communication skills.

* Excellent organizational skills required.

* Analytical skills in root cause and interpretive skills in metrics and data.

* 3-5 years’ hands on experience working as an A&P licensed aircraft mechanic preferred.

* Prior leadership experience desired (e.g., supervisor, crew chief, community, organizational).

* Effective negotiation skills and the ability to lead productive meetings.

* Candidate should be experienced in managing teams and utilizing Continuous Improvement processes.

* Experience in using Operating Rhythm to monitor and improve organizational performance, with an emphasis on the ability develop and implement shop level metrics is desired.

* Proven ability to manage projects effectively, project management experience a plus.

* Medium to advanced computer skills in:

* Excel.

* PowerPoint.

* Word.

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 17157

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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Inspection, Manager, Lean Six Sigma, Project Manager, Six Sigma, Engineering, Management, Technology

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