Supervisor, Plant/Ground Service Equipment Line Maintenance

Company Name: American Airlines

Location: New York City, NY, US - 10001

Job Duration: 2024-05-14 to 2024-06-13



Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you’ll love this job

  • ​​This job is a member of the Plant Maintenance Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • Responsible for leading a team of crew chiefs and mechanics and the daily GSE Maintenance Operations in their stations. Production Supervisors are part of a joint leadership team committed to the development and support of each team member. Additionally, the supervisor will interact with identified union leaders to resolve work group matters.
  • Salary Range: $93,971.28 to $113,969.57/yr

What you’ll do

  • Overees and lead the Ground Support Equipment maintenance workload, resources, and activities for GSE workgroups at all GSE shop locations in the station
  • Administers and coordinates the activities of their assigned work group(s) in support of policies, goals, and objectives established by the GSE station, Manager, Senior Manager, Director, or Managing Director
  • Assures continuing safety, compliance, dependability, and reliability
  • Assures harmonious working relationships with union workforce and understanding/application of union contractual language
  • Prioritizes and administers inspections and maintenance programs, recommending any revisions needed to provide mechanical performance and reliability of ground equipment
  • Understands and applies all standards, policies, and procedures for Company ground equipment
  • Ensures technical documentation are complied with on Company ground equipment
  • Performs any additional duties and responsibilities as assigned in order to achieve department and Company objectives
  • Assists with Materials/Parts
  • Assists in GSE parts lookup, sourcing options, parts quality review, inspection, and component warranty coordination
  • Reorders and stocks of bulk hardware, tire and wheel, oil and lubricants local stock in support of fleet service/maintenance
  • Handles daily reviews of assets out of service awaiting parts
  • Coordinates options with Materials to minimize lead times/asset down time
  • Performs reviews and approvals of vendor invoices and makes recommendations and challenges as required

All you’ll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​High School diploma or GED equivalency
  • 1-2 years’ experience supervising and/or directing work groups
  • Mechancial experience


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 1-2 years’ experience supervising and/or directing work groups, preferably in a union environment
  • ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certifications a plus
  • Ground Support Equipment (GSE) mechanical experience preferred


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Must be able to train, guide, and motivate employees
  • Above average interpersonal skills   
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Working knowledge of PC’s; proficiency in software applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Fleet Focus
  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privleges to airport security idenitification display areas (SIDA), if applicable
  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable

What you’ll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.