Fleet Optimization Specialist

Fleet Optimization Omaha, Nebraska


Position Summary:
The Fleet Optimization Specialist is responsible for optimizing the company’s fleet schedule and for assigning all Jet Linx Member flights to in-fleet or off-fleet aircraft, while paying specific attention to base financial goals and aircraft hourly requirements.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assign all Jet Linx Member flights to in-fleet or off-fleet aircraft while considering a number of factors including client preference, financial profit/loss, aircraft performance, etc.
  • Source off-fleet aircraft when necessary
  • Handle all details with off-fleet vendors including trip itineraries, payment, etc.
  • Assist in recovering any Member/Charter/Owner mechanical issues
  • Resolve any pop-up/ASAP flights in a timely manner
  • Work with Fleet Optimization Managers on a daily basis to ensure appropriate hours are on the fleet and that appropriate trade-offs are being made regarding outsourcing vs. flying aircraft within the fleet
  • Work with Flight Concierge Team to provide options, solutions, and the highest level of customer service
  • Assist in identifying monthly, quarterly and annual department goals
  • Research, collect, analyze and interpret industry trends both nationally and within local markets to ensure the brand is being marketed and considered
  • Serve as point of contact for off-fleet vendor relations, handling any service issues/concerns
  • Arrange site visits with off-fleet vendors when necessary to bolster relationships and improve service
  • Maintain solid understanding of local and national trends
  • Share in the on-call rotation as needed and on designated nights/holidays
  • Assist with Charter Sales duties as assigned
  • Other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Possess well-rounded understanding of JLA business model and projected growth
  • Ability to think outside of the box
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Competence in Microsoft Office Suite application
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the Company
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment, discretions and initiative
  • Self-motivated and independent problem-solving ability
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours as needed
Education & Work Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field;
  • 3 or more years of related Aviation experience;
  • Or, equivalent combination of education and experience
Physical Requirements:
  • Majority of work is completed in a normal office work environment
  • Communicate through verbal, written and/or electronic means
  • Operate office equipment such as telephone, computer, printer, fax, postage meter, etc.
  • Move up to 25 pounds on an infrequent basis
  • Access filing cabinets, drawers and shelves of varying heights