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Title:  Senior Analyst Strategic Sourcing


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  25662

Position Title: Senior Analyst Strategic Sourcing, Technical Operations (In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity and Technical Maintenance Sourcing)

Position Summary

The Senior Analyst Strategic Sourcing, Technical Operations reports to and supports the Manager Strategic Sourcing, Technical Operations in the preparation and execution of strategic projects and commercial transactions involving airframe & component maintenance as well as In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity agreements. The Senior Analyst leverages spend analytics and market intelligence to lead comprehensive RFPs and develop commercial strategy recommendations and Business Partner selections for the Technical Operations & Product departments. The role involves working closely with stakeholders in JetBlue’s Technical Operations and Product Teams, as well as JetBlue’s Legal, Corporate Finance, Accounting, and Treasury teams, among other groups.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Independently lead major RFPs and coordinate between internal JetBlue stakeholders as well as external Business Partners to execute key milestones and deadlines
  • Prepare and lead drafting and negotiations for maintenance agreements
  • Present work and recommendations directly to JetBlue Executives and Technical Operations Leadership
  • Develop and maintain reporting and contracting templates to regularly update Management & Senior Leadership
  • Assist in the development of a long term integrative sourcing strategy, working alongside JetBlue’s Structural Programs, Technical Operations and other Strategic Sourcing teams
  • Conduct analysis for commercial recommendations on current and future maintenance platforms, including the facilitation, preparation and conduct of negotiations on technical maintenance agreements
  • Partner with members from Engineering, Strategic Sourcing, Legal, Finance and Accounting teams
  • Maintain relationships with key existing and potential future Business Partners
  • Assists in developing policies, procedures, and practices relating to sourcing and contract administration
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply chain, Aviation, Finance or Engineering
  • Three (3) years of finance, strategic sourcing, aviation specific Engineering or Supply Chain experience or equivalent experience
  • Experience in Sourcing, negotiation, or implementation (i.e. implementing & managing to the terms of an Executed contract) in one or more of the following categories: 1. Aviation parts maintenance 2. Aviation parts procurement 3. In-Flight Entertainment or Connectivity systems
  • Expert with Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong financial, quantitative and data analysis skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and project communications and stakeholder expectations
  • Available for occasional overnight travel
  • Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located


Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience with e-procurement platforms & tools, in particular Ariba & Scout
  • Experience in TRAX or similar parts management databases
  • Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet modeling and database administration, including applications beyond Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrated experience presenting to an organization’s Executive Leadership levels


Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be availability to respond on short-notice
  • Well-groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun
  • Must fulfill safety accountabilities as prescribed by JetBlue’s Safety Management System
  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety and/or security concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))



  • Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

  • Traditional office environment

Physical Effort:  

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)




Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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