United Airlines Director - Flight Operations Crew Scheduling in Chicago, Illinois
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The Flight Operations team includes aircraft pilots and pilot support.
Job overview and responsibilities
Responsible for leading all aspects of pilot crew scheduling and coordination, and daily crew coordination operations for the worldwide pilot population. Responsible for daily operational crew coordination in the OCC. Ensure Crew Schedulers are trained and proficient. Serves as a resource for and represents Flight Operations on the company negotiating team when required.
Directs the management of daily and short-range pilot schedule, the reassignment of pilots on a system basis and coverage to ensure customer-focused, cost effective and consistent administration of schedules
Directs the communication and coordination with System Operations Control to minimize recovery from schedule disruptions
Ensure pilot crew schedulers are trained and proficient in the application of the pilot contract, FARs and associated systems used in the daily operation
Manages automation and identification of enhancements for scheduling efficiencies
Bachelor's Degree in Logistics, Operations Research, Transportation or related area
Broad background in pilot scheduling Problem solving; continuous improvement; communication; planning and organization acumen; strong leadership skills
3 - 5 years of operational experience or experience in Flight Operations
2 or more years of leadership experience
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
Advanced Degree in Logistics, Operations Research, Transportation or related area
General understanding of FAR 117
5 or more years of operational experience in Crew Scheduling or similar area
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 65 Flight Operations
Function: Flight Ops / Inflight - Management & Administrative
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled