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Republic Airways Holdings Commodity Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category:

Supply Chain

At Republic Airways, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airways is a great place to get your career off the runway!


Oversees and manages of Republic’s MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul) network to provide best -in- class repair partnerships.

  • Measures, tracks, and influences supplier performance by evaluating suppliers for quality, pricing and delivery timelines.

  • Represents the company in business transactions with suppliers in an empowered fashion

  • Actively produces opportunities and strategies to minimize costs through repair quote analysis, negotiations, etc.

  • Initiates, negotiates, establishes, and manages supplier agreements/ contracts

  • Helps manage and meet departmental goals

  • Develops and promotes strategic partnerships with current and future suppliers

  • Works closely with internal Republic Airways stakeholders to understand business objectives, operational needs, product/service requirements and the broader operational processes

  • Proactively identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive/creative suggestions for change

  • Develops metrics and analytics to determine quality of parts and dependability of suppliers. Monitors and ensures that Internal and External Turnaround Time objectives are met.

  • Takes on special projects or key responsibilities within the team, as required, addressing specific needs and goals

  • Able to time manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks as needed

  • Utilizes knowledge of Republic business needs, professional negotiation skills and daily system transactions to minimize cost and maximize efficiency.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Finance, a related field or a combination of education and experience.

  • Requires 2 years of experience in Analytics, Vendor Management, Contract Management, or related experience.

  • Proficient in Office 365, specifically Excel: Pivot Tables, Vlookup, etc.


  • Thrive on individual value add and recognizable contributions to the company’s bottom line

  • Competitive drive and desire to win

  • Understanding of Theory of Constraints concepts, as well as Six Sigma and Lean Certifcations

  • Previous experience handling RFPs and contract negotiations

  • Ability to define/recognize problems, pursue and collect data, establish facts, organize findings and draw valid conclusions with potentially high financial and operational impact

  • Self-directed and resourceful with the ability to handle multiple, simultaneous tasks in project management, supplier management, total cost management, and financial analysis

  • Understanding and use of technical tools for analysis, problem solving, forecasting and quality improvement

  • Demonstrate the ability to be both strategic and decisive

  • This position requires an ability to be both strategic and transactional in a changing environment.


  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

  • Able to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, suppliers or members of the business community.

  • Able to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or suppliers.


  • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Able to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


  • Makes decisions to support strategic decisions. Decisions tend to be medium range and of medium significance with moderate consequences.


The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to move about the work environment.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the functions of this job.

  • Typically not exposed to extreme environmental conditions.

  • Hours fluctuate based on demand and vendor performance. Must be available to handle calls and emails during off hours.


Able to travel up to 20% of the time, including overnight travel.

Republic Airways is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

At Republic Airways, our vision is to be America’s regional airline of choice, and our 6,000 associates work together each day to achieve that by providing a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. Whether the role is on the aircraft or in the office, every person at Republic contributes to our success and our family-oriented work environment.

Since our founding in 1974, we’ve grown to become the world’s largest operator of the Embraer 170/175 jet, flying more than 1000 flights daily for our partners, American Airline, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Beyond our operations, we’re focused on sharing our time, talents and treasures with our community—both locally and globally.

Join Republic Airways where you will find opportunities, reach new heights and be part of something bigger than yourself. Republic Airways, opportunity elevated.