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Purchase, New York
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Position Title: Lead Crew Scheduler

Location:Purchase, NY

Department: Crew Resources

Reports To: Manager Crew Scheduling

Position Summary: Responsible for supervising the Crew Schedulers on shift, ensure operational crew coverage, manage crew-related costs on a flight-by-flight basis and in compliance with Department standards.

Major Job Accountabilities:
Ability to understand and work at an abstract level and utilize technology as a tool to solve complex scheduling problems.
Ability to anticipate operational disruptions and solve them in a proactive manner.
Demonstrate expected behavior as well as the ability to remain calm and even-tempered during stressful situations. Maintain a customer friendly attitude when communicating with Crewmembers and other Company personnel.
Assign daily shift responsibilities for the Crew Schedulers including rest breaks and ensure completion of all assigned tasks.
Ensure compliance with Department SOP, FAR and CBA rules.
Develop recovery plans caused by irregular operations and coordinate with all necessary GCC departments to ensure successful completion.
Close coordination with the Operations Manager of any crew related operational issues. Present recovery plan(s) with multiple options that will allow the Operations Manager to make informed decisions.
Coordination with Short and Long Term Planning on relevant issues.
Report significant operational or departmental events to the Senior Manager of Scheduling Operations
Continual system audits to ensure cost and crewing efficiencies.
Responsible for the administration of the Department training program for the Crew Schedulers.
Coordinate a smooth transition with the oncoming shift by presenting the turn-over briefing and ensure the shift is set up for success.

Required Experience:
A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in either airline operations or crew scheduling/planning
Must possess knowledge of airline scheduling software, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and the ability to use a desktop computer
Must posses leadership, command presence, sophistication and the maturity necessary to support the activities in the Crew Resource department
Self starter that requires minimal supervision
Must have strong interpersonal, analytical, administrative and communications skills
Must demonstrate the desire and ability to work in a fast paced environment
Detailed knowledge of world geography as it relates to aircraft movements and crew positioning/de-positioning to and from flights

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package including health coverage, life insurance and 401k savings plan with company match. Visit our website at

The Company is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. It is the Companys policy not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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Atlas Air Inc. is the largest provider of ACMI freighters for lease and plays a critical role in global air cargo. Atlas Airs highly efficient and reliable fleet is led by the Boeing 747-400 freighter the industry benchmark for operating performance due to its cost and capacity advantage over other freighters. Atlas Airs future operating platform is built upon the new-technology best-in-class Boeing 747-8 freighter. Atlas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Atlas to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race color religion sex sexual orientation national origin citizenship place of birth age or disability in accordance with federal state and local laws.

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