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Manager Regional Ground Support

Alaska Airlines
Wa, Wa Municipal, Upper West Region
314 days ago

Job Summary

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

This role is responsible for executing on the strategy for ensuring operational excellence and reliability through our ground support equipment maintenance program. As a people leader, the Regional Ground Support Equipment Manager leads and establishes priorities for a group of Quality Control Specialist to manages the work of 3rd party vendors(s) for optimal use of our labor/parts and providing creative solutions in a dynamic environment.

Key Duties


Provide input in the strategy for the development and implementation of safety, operational and compliance standards for ground support equipment that ensures all work groups meet or exceed their operational performance goals


Lead and establish priorities of the Quality Control program for system wide GSE maintenance activities.


Manage the operations component of the vendor contract.


Make decisions on key performance measures and ensure that maintenance commitments are achieved by GSE maintenance business partner(s).


Drive adherence to established manufacturer and company preventative maintenance programs.


Ensure business partner(s) maintain an appropriate repair program that provides timely return to service.


Collaborate with stations on performance and corrective measures relative to GSE.


Collaborate with Safety Leaders on various initiatives that enhance the delivery of safe and reliable equipment.


Exercise considerable latitude and initiative in partnership with business partner(s) to ensure an adequate stock of spare parts, supplies, and routine expendable items are readily available to support maintenance needs.


Leads a high-performance culture by supporting and motivating direct/indirect reports through coaching, mentoring, and by providing regular and meaningful feedback.


Identifies and provides career development opportunities through developmental assignments and formal/informal training.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Required


5 years of experience of practical ground support equipment experience.


2 years of leadership experience.


Bachelor’s degree, or an additional two years of relevant training/experience in lieu of this degree.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as partner with others at all levels of the organization.


Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).


Self-motivated, with the ability to multitask and prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure.


Strong critical reasoning, judgement, and decision-making skills.


Ability to travel up to 50%.


High school diploma or equivalent.


Minimum age of 18.


Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred


ASE Certification.


Technical trade school in repair and maintenance.


Electric powered vehicle experience.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.

Salary Range

$108,200 - $167,800 / year

Salary Details

Pay will be based on multiple factors, including and not limited to location, relevant experience/level and skillset while balancing internal equity relative to other Alaska/Horizon employees. Alaska/Horizon is committed to fair, unbiased compensation along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate.

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.


Free stand-by travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air


Comprehensive well-being programs including medical, dental and vision benefits


Generous 401k match program


Quarterly and annual bonus plans


Generous holiday and paid time off

For more information about Alaska/Horizon Total Rewards please visit our career site and view benefits.

FLSA Status Exempt

Employment Type Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular

Requisition Type Management

Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 7/3******

Location Seattle

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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Job Locations  USA-WA-Seattle

Requisition ID  2023******

Category  Corporate & Operations

Workplace Type  Onsite

Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on  7/3******
Employment Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Regular/Temporary Regular
Requisition ID 2023******
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. If you’d like to view a copy of our affirmative action plans, please fill out an AAP Inspection Request Form. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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