MRO / Completions Manager

  • Pats Aircraft LLC
  • Georgetown, DE 19947, USA
  • Feb 24, 2021

Job Description

ALOFT AeroArchitects is seeking an energetic, experienced maintenance leader to manage our aircraft maintenance and modification programs! As a direct report to the VP of Operations and Supply Chain, this leadership role has the direct authority over our interiors, structures, avionics and mechanical systems (A&P) departments and has the opportunity to drive performance throughout the hangar teams! SUMMARY The Hangar Operations Manager is responsible to lead, manage and supervise the personnel and resources to accomplish aircraft maintenance, modifications, interior completions, Auxiliary Fuel Systems (AFS) installation activities and back-shop work including management of related work controls, policies and procedures, quality, safety, personnel, and administrative functions in conformance with company procedures and in line with schedules, budgets, and business objectives. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develop, manage and ensure execution of strategic goals; continually and actively seek opportunities to drive continuous improvement and business excellence. Oversee the aircraft maintenance and modification operations, hangar, structural, painting, avionics functions, and line operations performed by all skills.Coordinate with Program Management to provide production assets and personnel to meet Company business objectives, within contractual and / or regulatory guidelines, and within scheduling and budgetary constraints.Direct and coordinate activities of one or more departments by establishing and maintaining all policies and procedures that are necessary for conformance to all customer guidelines and governmental regulations.Oversee the development of departmental schedules and budgets.Participate in formulating and administrating company policies and developing long range goals and objectives.Assure the availability of adequate staff and equipment to accomplish planned work.Maintain overall coordination between departments to assure adherence to customer and company schedules.Confer with administrative personnel and review activity and operating reports to determine changes in programs or operations required.Participate in sales meetings, preparation of proposals, program milestone meetings, program management reviews as applicable.Hold regular staff meetings communicating departmental and company objectives.Establish and maintain a safe working environment and safe working practices that meet applicable regulatory, professional, and company standards.Assure that maintenance / modification activities are carried out in compliance with the Repair Station Manual, other applicable regulatory, department and company procedures, established work schedules, and within budgets constraints.Ensure personnel training requirements are complied with in a timely manner; improve training where practical to upgrade skills of existing personnel.Complete initial / recurrent training requirements in a timely manner.Other responsibilities commensurate with job function SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Lead, manage, coach and directly supervise assigned staff within the MRO, Completions and AFS Installations functional areas.Be accountable for the activities, work flow, work schedules, attendance, and compliance with safety, standards and policies for all assigned staff.Oversee labor, policies and procedures, budgets and capital, compliance and scheduling for the MRO, Completions and AFS Installations functional areas. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and aircraft maintenance modification experience.10 years aircraft maintenance, modification, and / or AFS experience.Capable of representing the company from a technical perspective; maintain positive and professional customer / supplier interfaces. Leadership: a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.Management: must possess the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.Team Player: Must possess ability to Build Positive Relationships and to maintain cross-functional partnerships and collaboration. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including presentation skills.Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.Effective organization skills including the ability to prioritize and plan work.Accomplish planned work in compliance with legal, regulatory, and company policies and procedures and supervisor’s instructions.Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office Software and other company and discipline specific software applications.Understand and support employee training and development. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS FAA Airframe and Powerplant license is required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exerting/lifting up to 20 lbs. occasionally and/or 10 lbs. frequently.Ability to access aircraft areas including the ability to maneuver in and out of cramped areas and the ability to climb ladders and aircraft maintenance stands WORK ENVIRONMENT The following work environment and characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Standard office environment.Exposure to noise, smells, dust and fumes typically associated in an industrial manufacturing or aviation environment.Proximity to several industrial hazards including electrical, mechanical and chemical.