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UPS Technical Analyst in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Title: Technical Analyst

Department: Airline Procurement – AMDC, 740 Grade Lane, Louisville, KY 40213

Days: Monday – Friday Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm Hours per Week: 40

Work Environment:

Office environment, business casual dress.

Job Summary:

Evaluate inventory support material and services requirements for UPS’s airline. The Technical Analyst will be working with various airline groups to determine requirements, component interchangeability, configuration requirements, sourcing options, negotiating with suppliers, and maintaining project tracking/reporting. The Technical Analyst will assist in the development of short/long range material support for the airline along with special projects as assigned.

Job Description:

Specialists in the Asset Management Groups will have a systematic understanding of the Planning, Purchasing, Repair, and negotiations for aircraft components and services. This knowledge will be used to successfully control the supply chain of these assets and coordinate customer requirements. Customers include Aircraft Line and Heavy Maintenance, Engineering, as well as other key support and Procurement Services functions. Interpret Engineering and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) technical documents to validate effectively and interchangeability. Analyze component repair requirements and processes. Liaison with component repair vendors.

Required Skills:

  • Formal training in a relevant aviation field and/or extensive aerospace industry experience.

  • Must understand the effects of material support on the maintenance organization.

  • Ability to collect technical and cost data to identify trends.

  • Must possess a technical, statistical, and analytical aptitude to interpret:

  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Drawings

  • Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC)

  • Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM)

  • Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL)

  • Engineering Orders (E/O)

  • Any other aviation industry technical documents and processes

Preferred Skills :

  • Degree preferred.

  • Commercial expertise, negotiation, technical and financial skills to component repair and overhaul costs, alternative parts, and alternative repair authorizations.

  • Ability to comfortably and confidently interface and negotiate with monopolistic suppliers and our aircraft engineering teams to standardize component specifications and ensure our cost per flight is best in class while maintaining reliability.

  • Contract development and ability to interpret and execute to terms is desired.

  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office Suite products.

  • Understanding of Project Management.

Interpersonal Skills:

Ability to work in a regulated environment with minimal supervision. Must have great attention to detail and prioritization skills. Must be able to clearly communicate with internal and external customers. Ability to interact and work with Administrative, Business Professionals and Management on a daily basis. Able to make quick decisions and adjust plans under operational pressure. Team player with proven leadership skills.

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law


Category: Aircraft, Engineering

Requisition Number: 278007

Location: Louisville,Kentucky