American Airlines General Manager, Airport Customer Experience in Raleigh, North Carolina
Location: Raleigh Durham Apt (RDU-TRML)
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 23461
Join us for a career with endless possibilities.
Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.
You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.
What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.
Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.
About The Job
This job is a member of the Hubs & Gateways Team within the Customer Experience Division. This position will be responsible for managing the operations, optimizing the business, leading the people and cultivating relationships with diverse audiences.
Specifically, you’ll do the following:
Directs, manages and oversees daily airport operation activities to ensure safe, reliable and efficient service for our passengers and stakeholders
Assesses and executes appropriate resources to optimize station performance
Monitors, reviews, and reports station performance
Establishes relationships through engagement, collaboration and inclusiveness with internal and external stakeholders
Coordinates closely with local airport authorities and government agencies to ensure organization’s priorities, objectives and concerns are effectively represented
Manages scheduled, off-scheduled and charter flight operations and meets performance goals
Acts as liaison between the Company and various organizations
Evaluates, identifies and recommends process improvement changes for a dynamic operational environment
Oversees, monitors and controls budget and manages overall financial administration
Leads, motivates and develops employees to perform in a safe, efficient, productive, professional manner and deliver superior customer service
Assumes responsibility of employee management – including hiring, conducting performance reviews, administering corrective action, salary administration, training, and career development
Maintains company standards of safety and security
Partners with vendors and contractors
Preserves integrity and ethical values as it relates to audits, compliance and regulatory mandates
Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience
Minimum 6 year’s airline operations experience
4 years in supervisory or management capacity
Knowledge of managing an operating budget
Ability to take initiative to act upon and adapt to a fast-paced environment
Ability to deliver key corporate messages across all workgroups
Exhibits strong organizational and time management skills with proven ability to handle multiple projects while meeting deadlines
Understands the importance of safety, compliance and regulatory standards associated with flight operations
Ability to work cohesively with collective bargaining units
Demonstrated collaborative ability across departments, business units, vendors and contractors
Ability to resolve issues with internal and external customers
Uses sound business judgment to make key decisions
Effective conflict resolution skills
Track record of exceptional supervisory, leadership and motivational skills
Skilled in Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)
Valid US drivers license
Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA)
Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges
Must successfully complete comprehensive background and/or fingerprint checks to satisfy security requirements and subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol testing
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 23461
Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. American Airlines, Inc fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.