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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 12/24/2016

JetBlue Long Island City, NY

Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
Long Island City, NY
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #


Position Expectations

Position Title: Senior Analyst Strategic Sourcing

Position Summary:

The Senior Strategic Sourcing Analyst (Customer Experience) is responsible for partnering with JetBlue s Customer Experience teams (Airports, Inflight, and Customer Support) in the planning, development, and execution of strategic sourcing projects and related initiatives. The Senior Analyst leverages spend analytics and market intelligence to identify cost optimization opportunities in the sourcing of goods and services. While the team supports the entire Customer Experience group, the primary focus is on Airports. The Senior Analyst will work closely with the Airports Services & Planning and Airports Operations teams on the development and management of Airports supplier strategies, as well as activities throughout the sourcing lifecycle, including contract management and performance management.

Essential Responsibilities:


Executes strategic sourcing projects (using standard sourcing methodologies) for a variety of goods and complex services

Proactively monitors market trends that impact spend category and adapts strategies to mitigate risk

Analyzes historical spend to assist in the development of supply management and channel strategies

Develops category objectives and operational requirements with strong consideration for market conditions and opportunities

Performs analysis of category spend to assist in the development of sourcing strategies for the assigned category

Partners with business units and legal team in the negotiation of contracts and agreements

Identifies sourcing opportunities to obtain optimal value for JetBlue and respective business units by estimating cost savings benefits and evaluating strategic sourcing performance metrics (KPIs)

Ensures compliance with operational requirements, internal controls and regulations

Partners with business units in developing budgets for external spend to identify risks and opportunities

Partners with FP&A on reviewing category spend to ensure budget compliance

Proactively monitors and interprets market intelligence trends that impact category group and adapts strategies to mitigate risks

All other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:


Bachelor s degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Economics, or related field

Three (3) of strategic sourcing or equivalent experience

Proficiency in procurement and strategic sourcing processes

Proficiency with MS Office suite (minimum Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Financial, quantitative and analytical skills

Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills; track record of capturing value and savings

Strong project and relationship management skills, including stakeholder and timeline management and meeting facilitation

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:


Relevant experience managing supplier relationships

Relevant experience in an airport operations environment

Demonstrated ability to present information clearly and effectively to company senior leadership

Demonstrated ability to draft, interpret and communicate complex contractual documents such as Statements of Work (SOW) and Master Service Agreements (MSA)

Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet modeling and database administration

Experience with e-Procurement platforms & tools, in particular Ariba

Crewmember Expectations:


Regular attendance and punctuality

Potential need to work flexible hours and be available 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

Organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Fun and Passion

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 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))

Working Conditions:


Normal Office Environment



Computer and other office equipment

Physical Effort:


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

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the crewmember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Expectations may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

JetBlue Airways Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


With a mission to Inspire Humanity, JetBlue Airways exists to provide superior service in every aspect of our customer’s air travel experience. Nearly 15 years after JetBlue took to the air on February 11, 2000, it serves more than 85 BlueCities throughout the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America. JetBlue crewmembers share a passion for delivering an amazing experience to customers and one another by living the airline’s founding values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun. JetBlue embraces its diversity by supporting peer networking groups and recruiting activities for Latino, LGBT and Veteran crewmembers, as well as women in aviation.

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