Supervisor of Materials

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Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 180 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.

Duties and Responsibilities



Supervises the timely location and acquisition of parts/materials for Maintenance. 



  1. Supervises Materials Specialists and Leads.  Coordinates all stockroom activity. 
  2. Coordinates all aspects of base inventory operations including, but not limited to, timely and accurate shipping, receiving, warehouse transfers, parts issues, return to inventory. Insures that associated computer transactions are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  3. Insures proper storage, identification and segregation of parts. Oversees shelf life program and insures that shelf life is not exceeded.
  4. Enforces stockroom security, cleanliness and organization.  Insures the highest level of inventory integrity is maintained.  Insures that Suspected Unapproved Parts (SUP) awareness is maintained to prevent any introduction of a SUP component to base materials inventory.
  5. Oversees inventory-related projects and insures timely completion of assigned tasks.
  6. Ensures compliance with hazardous materials/dangerous goods regulations.  Completes and maintain training in safety, HAZMAT, parts systems, SITA airport access for vehicles, etc.
  7. Oversees the shipping functions in accordance with company and regulatory shipping standards.
  8. 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. 
  9. Performs other duties as assigned or required.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.  At least two years related experience.
  • Preferred: Previous experience in aviation or supply chain preferred.  Previous lead or 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. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of the organization. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 
  • 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. 
  • Travel up to 10% of the time, including overnight travel. 

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