Senior Planner - Capacity Planning
Chicago , Illinois
November 20, 2017
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Technical Operations

Technical Operations is the maintenance, repair and overhaul division of United. The department includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.

Job overview and responsibilities 

Responsible for creating optimal long term base maintenance plans in accordance with approved maintenance programs. Work involves a variety of technical and analytical functions related to routine and special project planning requiring ability to solve intricate business problems and communicate complex concepts to others.

  • Create, maintain, and implement long term airframe maintenance plans
  • Apply  business acumen in planning to understand total cost of ownership, risks, and opportunities  
  • Performance tracking on key metrics to create a feedback loop for continuous improvement
  • Pro-actively and effectively communicate to stakeholders
  • Bachelors in supply chain/logistics, business, or related field
  • Quantitative and statistical analysis, understanding of supply chain, proficiency with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • 1-5 years in professional business analysis such as marketing, finance, or procurement
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position 


  • MBA
  • Advanced Excel (VBA and Macros)
  • Data Visualization (Spotfire, Tableau, etc.)
  • Basic SQL or other programming language



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