The Project Manager-TechOps Material Planning Analytics is responsible for leading the design, development, preparation, and optimizations of highly complex analytical studies and presentations to support improvement in the TechOps inventory support systems and Material Planning performance. This role will develop actionable analytics for strategic corporate initiatives focused on key performance indicators and aircraft reliability metrics used to drive world class maintenance asset/materials standards. Additionally, the Analytics Leader will provide technical support and project management expertise in the specification, implementation, integration, and optimization of cross-divisional decision support systems and business intelligence tools.
Overall responsibility for inventory support systems and analytics critical to the accurate and timely measurement of material & airline performance. Ensures efficient, safe, and compliant daily Material operations.
Must possess, create and implement a strategic vision to improve quality, efficiency, and competitiveness of material services. Supports world class asset/materials standards. Achieve expertise in existing systems through enhancements and improvements, direct problem identification and troubleshooting, and lead in developing next-generation decision support, analytics and process improvements. Technical operations experience highly preferred.
Key Job Functions:
Leads high-visibility, high impact projects to improve overall Inventory and Logistics performance. Is responsible for material support process development and implementation of next-generation reporting and automation based on statistical analysis of historical data, predictive modeling, benchmarking, and scenario analysis.
Provide project management and lead developer expertise in the creation and enhancement of decision support systems. Leverages emerging technologies and identifies efficient and meaningful ways to communicate data and analysis in order to satisfy divisional needs. Leads inter/intra departmental initiatives that improve usability of data and end-user satisfaction.
Demonstrates characteristics of a leader including frequently representing the team in interactions with other TechOps business units. Provides leadership, training and mentoring to team members and user groups to insure key knowledge, processes, skill sets and capabilities are maintained, documented and perpetuated long term.
Practices safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Business/management, mathematics/Statistics, Economics, or other relevant quantitative field required plus 5+ years of experience in analysis, information science, data visualization, or other relevant quantitative field, or Master's degree plus 3+ years of relevant work experience required.
Must have superior technical, quantitative, analytical, modeling, and organizational skills.
Must have the ability to demonstrate critical thinking with respect to cause and effect relationships. Must possess strong analytical, strategic, presentation, business, finance, and organizational acumen. Must be highly proficient in SAP, SAS, SQL, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, as well as written and oral communications.
Must have ability to anticipate and plan for competing priorities, and negotiate deliverables accordingly. Must be able to structure and deliver presentations and communications targeted to varied audiences. PMP Certification is preferred.
Experience using statistical methods to measure operational performance
Ability to perform with a high level of accuracy
Ability to work independently and multi-task
Delta Air Lines, Inc.