Alaska Airlines Crew Planning Analyst II in Seattle, Washington
WHAT WE'RE ABOUT
We're creating an airline people love. It begins with each Alaska Airlines employee, bringing unique strengths and energy to our work in the air and on the ground. Every day, we go beyond what's expected and reach for the remarkable, together.
The Crew Planning Analyst II is responsible for the planning of long, medium, and short-term crew staffing and allocation plans while ensuring that crewmember schedules are available for bidding in accordance with their respective working agreements and are compliant with all company, FAA, & contract policies & regulations. This position will assist in forecasting crew productivity, reserve demand, and overall staffing requirements to ensure that the airline is appropriately staffed and the operation is supported. Additionally, this position is responsible for analyzing the operational reliability of crewmember schedules in order to reduce staffing demand, and increase reliability for the operation.
Scope & Complexity
This person is responsible for ensuring optimal monthly planning, and assisting in the long-term staffing for crews for both the Boeing and Airbus fleets at Alaska Airlines.
Build the company flight schedule into fly-able crew schedules (pairings) using advanced optimization software for crewmembers that meet contractual and regulatory requirements
Optimize crew pairings in such a way to balance safety, costs, productivity, operational reliability, and crew quality of life considerations
Award schedules to the crewmembers while ensuring seniority is honored
Conduct analysis to better understand cost & productivity opportunities such as crew base or schedule adjustments
Responsible for analyzing the operational reliability of crewmember schedules in order to reduce staffing demand, and increase reliability for the operation
Drive improvement by projecting supply and demand to apply to long-term staffing model, conduct lookback analysis in partnership with Crew ORA to use for sustainability and to better optimize pairings
Use data to easily tell the "story" of what happened, and how we use that information to improve
Partner with Finance on the budget build process and quantifying quality of life for crewmembers
Leverage technology and data to enhance pairing performance, productivity, and sustainability
Develop and implement systems and technology to produce decision support tools that enable leaders and stakeholders to take strategic action in pairing selection, staffing, forecasting, and budgeting
Researches new data sources and analytical tools to enhance the data-driven business process
Select best methodologies to approach business problems and contributes to the continuous improvement of the team and stakeholder processes and data life-cycle
Troubleshoot pairing production issues while partnering with the team to triage, identify root cause, and work with the team on short and long term solutions
Clearly communicate with and respond to crewmembers, unions, and divisional leadership in a clear professional manner
Perform other duties as assigned
Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills
A minimum of 1 year airline experience with strong preference of crew planning or crew scheduling experience
A minimum of 2 years experience in data analytics
Strong Excel experience (pivot tables, graphs, functions)
Knowledge of data mining, trending, analytics
Experience with relational databases and data modeling
Experience with basic statistics (mean, median, mode, distribution, etc.)
Demonstrated aptitude towards problem identification, resolution and comprehension and
interpretation of technical procedures
Excellent communication, and presentation skills
Data driven mindset and a proven history of continuous self-development
Bachelor Degree with a focus in a quantitative field (business administration, economics, mathematics, MIS, statistics, computer science, etc.)
Knowledge of pilot and flight attendant contractual provisions for scheduling, bidding, training and pay
Understanding of FAA regulations in regards to crewmember scheduling
Experience with SQL
Minimum of 1 year of experience working with analytics and/or business intelligence tools (Brio, Tableau, SSRS, etc.)
Knowledge of productivity drivers and analysis
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations
Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.
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Job ID 35411
Location Seattle, WA
FLSA Status Exempt
Full/Part Time Full-Time
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