Republic Airways Holdings Senior Inventory Planning Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category: Supply Chain

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, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway!


Analyzes supply chain operations in order to optimize spare parts inventory. Establishes and manages the variable elements of planning such as part stratification, forecasting, demand history, production schedules, planning lead-times, MIN MAX replenishment, intercompany shipping channels, lifecycle management, and target service levels.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Proactively monitors and analyzes inventory and demand trends, reliability, turn-around-time, system departure activityinventory deviations, and other variable inputs using historical and predictive statistical modelsto accurately forecast future inventory requirements and maintain and optimize minimum/maximum levels and station allocations.

  • Reviews and adjusts min/max levels on regular intervals thatsupport maintenance operations at the least total cost. Influences and collaborates with key stakeholders including Maintenance Planning, Maintenance, Engineering, MRO, Purchasing, and Finance on Planning variables and dynamic outputs.

  • Prepares analysis and leads cross-functional projects to design, plan, and implement planning initiatives.

  • Develops, maintains, investigates and utilizes mathematical and logical models used to optimize spare parts for airline maintenance.

  • Studies airline business processes and recommends system rules; identifies opportunities to implement system automation and exception based management for the Material Planning department.Models inventory requirements that support planned and unplanned maintenance activities for expendable, consumable, shop supply, repairable and/or rotable part categories.

  • Assists in forecasting inventory requirements and improves forecast accuracy based on input from Engineering, Finance and Maintenance Planning; coordinates with Purchasing, Materials Services, Warranty/Repair and other stakeholders to ensure inventory is available for scheduled events, and on disbursement of seed units and availability of service bulletin kits. Provides output of 3/6/12/24 month demand forecast.

  • Interprets demand and supply drivers and makes optimized decisions to impact the operation and financial goals.

  • Maps and documents new and existing processes with a focus on efficiency, accuracy and service and support improvements.

  • Performs initial and on-goingprovisioning for prospective and active fleets. Gathers and analyses all pertinent and relevant data and reviews and develops provisioningrecommendations to ensure adequate physical sparesinventory to meet operational requirements with consideration for budgetary limitations.

  • Analyzes and reviews Non AOG and Non Heavy Check material requisitions for action.

  • Takes a proactive approach to insuring that Part Masterentries are accurate in all respects. Maintains correct Part Master identification of Rotable, Consumable and Expendable processes and categories.

  • Researches and implements additions andchanges in the Part Master due to evolving Maintenancerequirements,EngineeringOrders and Manufacturing changes. Ensures approved alternate part numbers are correctly identified in the PartMaster.

  • Maintains special Part Master attributessuchasHazmat identification, shelf-life requirements,calibration intervals and preventive maintenancerequirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Aviation Management, Business, Purchasing, Materials Management or related field.

  • Requires 2 years of experience in purchasing, supply chain management or related area.

  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office.


  • 5 years of experience.

  • Prefer Production and Inventory Management certification or Professional in Supply Management Certification.


Able to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Able to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Able to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and apply principles of logical thinking and mathematical formulas to draw valid conclusions. Able to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Makes decisions to support strategic decisions. Decisions tend to be medium range and of medium significance with moderate consequences.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Able to move about the work environment.

Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Typically not exposed to extreme environmental conditions.


Able to travel up to 10% of the time, including overnight travel.

Republic Airline is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 1,000 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,700 aviation professionals. Visit at for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at , Twitter at and YouTube at , and connect on Facebook at or Linkedin at .

In May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot training school in Indianapolis. LIFT uses state-of-the-art training technologies that combine flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training. Graduates are guaranteed a job as First Officer at Republic. Learn more at at .