• Manager, MRO Services I / Manager, MRO Services II

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  • Overview

    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 is a regional airline headquartered in Indianapolis, operating fixed-fee flights for American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. The Company’s fleet consists of nearly 190 Embraer 170/175s, offering approximately 950 flights daily to 100 cities in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. Our crew bases include Chicago, IL (ORD), Columbus, OH (CMH), Indianapolis, IN (IND), Kansas City, MO (MCI), Miami, FL (MIA), Newark, NJ (EWR), New York, NY (LGA), Philadelphia, PA (PHL), Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Washington, D.C. (DCA). We have 10 maintenance bases: Charlotte, NC (CLT), Chicago, IL (ORD), Columbus, OH (CMH), Indianapolis, IN (IND), Louisville, KY (SDF), Newark, NJ (EWR), New York, NY (LGA), Philadelphia, PA (PHL), Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Washington, D.C. (DCA). With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway! For more information, please visit our website at www.rjet.com.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Manages operational performance and spend pertaining to repair services on aircraft components.  Ensures compliance with best in class contractual terms and conditions, and ensures services are fulfilled at the most competitive rates and quality within the industry.  Manages suppliers to achieve these objectives.



    • Builds relationships with repair vendors by evaluating suppliers for quality, pricing and delivery timeliness; negotiates contracts to obtain quality parts at competitive prices.
    • Manages suppliers to achieve corporate and departmental goals and objectives, as well as service level agreements.
    • Develops metrics and analytics to determine quality of parts and dependability of vendors. Monitors and ensures that Internal and External Turnaround Time objectives are attained.
    • Identifies underperforming suppliers and assists in resolving the issues through negotiation, LEAN implementation, Kaizen events, etc.
    • Collaborates with Reliability and Engineering to improve reliability and reduce cost, establish supplier scorecards, and drive partnered continuous improvements.
    • Ensures the timely resolution of Inventory and Invoice discrepancies.
    • Serves as the subject matter expert within respective area including depth of understanding on cost drivers and reliability through self-generated analysis.
    • Represents the Repair Group as a team member of the Monthly Repair Order Analysis meeting; addresses and resolves open issues as they arise related to the Repair group.
    • Takes on special projects or key responsibilities within the group as required addressing specific needs and goals--driving them to closure or satisfactory improvement.
    • Fosters the Company’s core values and culture throughout the work environment.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



    • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related field. 
    • Requires 3 years of experience in airline industry or related area and computer software skills.


    • Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Powerplant Certification. 
    • LEAN or Six Sigma certification a plus. 
    • Understanding of LEAN and Six Sigma concepts a must.

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