Global Supply Chain Management Planning Manager

The Global Supply Chain Management Material Planning Manager supports the GSCM, Tech Ops and Finance Departments by establishing, implementing and enforcing an inventory stocking level policy. This role is responsible for maintaining the ownership levels of all rotable, repairable, expendable and consumable aircraft parts and taking appropriate action to maintain the balance between inventory, operational performance and financial objectives.


Define, implement and utilize cost-effective forecasting models and tools.

Maximize existing inventory management system functionality for inventory planning, tracking and reporting.

Establish rotable, repairable, expendable and consumable inventory levels for multiple stocking locations.

Determine the appropriate station allocation, min/max, reorder point, safety stock and economic order quantities for consumable, expendable and repairable inventory.

Determine parameters for reorder point and safety stock calculations and monitor system generated levels for relevance and effectiveness.

Manage Material Planning personnel and distribute workload as appropriate.

Produce periodic recurring reports detailing inventory performance in accordance with financial objectives.

Support the aircraft regeneration operation, scheduled maintenance events and line maintenance at contract locations.

Oversee the cross-functional strategic planning process to align with long term demand and supply (S&OP).

Ensure compliance with ITAR requirements as well as all import/export actions.

Ensure accountability of all logistics documents; physically and systematically.

Part lifecycle management

Catalog/part master file maintenance

Education, Experience, Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Mathematics, Quantitative Analysis or Business Administration preferred

Working knowledge of:

Independent and Dependent Demand Forecasting techniques

Supply Chain Management

ATA Chapters and aircraft parts and systems

Demonstrated oral and written communication and organizational skills

Demonstrate leadership abilities and technical knowledge required to perform the duties of this position with a positive attitude toward productivity, safety and quality of maintenance

Demonstrated knowledge and application of performance metrics

Have a thorough understanding of:

Aviation safety standards and safe operating practices

Applicable Federal Aviation Regulations

Able to obtain and maintain “Secret” security clearance

Valid, current Driver’s License required

Must be willing to relocate to Fort Worth, TX area

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years of experience related to aviation logistics and inventory

Experience working with inventory management software

Past military experience a plus

less than 25%, as needed
fort worth, TX
US citizens only

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