Air Arabia is looking for an individual to develop, manage, and monitor Air Arabia and 3rd Party aircrafts’ Structures and Interior for reliability;
encompass short / long term maintenance needs and modifications to optimize and extend the reliability and airworthiness of the aircrafts structures and interior, enhance operational dispatch, and ensure fleet readiness and safety as well as compliance with the Airworthiness Directive as issued by the relevant aviation authorities.
Key responsibilities :
Manages the aircrafts Structures and Interior assessment program on day-to-day basis to support the engineering maintenance (Line, Hangar, MCC), this would include data collation, performance review, analysis of requests, management reporting, corrective measures, and necessary modifications
Ensures that the aircrafts Structures and Interior Reliability Programme is managed, developed and optimized as per operational needs and as per the continuous airworthiness requirements of the regulatory bodies and OEMs
Liaison between Air Arabia and external parties such as OEMs and regulatory bodies on matters related to the continued approval of the reliability program.
Prepares assessment reports on damages and trends, identifies repair scope and maintenance plans in coordination with Planning Team
Utilizes data gathered from different sources to conduct technical root-cause analysis and troubleshooting and decide on aircrafts efficiency and maintenance needs.
Analyse data and technical performance reports to define the expected life cycle of components, identify trends, highlight findings and suggest solutions and proactive modifications
Identifies corrective measures and modifications to fix any damages or airworthiness findings, ensures recommendations are introduced into the AMP (Aircraft Maintenance Program) along with justification and supporting evidences
Reviews the Service Bulletins and technical documents, evaluates services and provide business cases for CAMO’S approval;
drafts the EO’s (Engineering Orders) to verify the employees’ documents and communicates to Planning and Maintenance Teams.
Supports with technical calculations on weight variance index to ensure right manpower allocation of maintenance staff
Generates function-related reports to the management, cross-functional teams, and the regulatory bodies on the aircrafts Structures and Interior reliability data.
Regularly prepares and communicates necessary related documents, graphs and charts
Partners with stakeholders such as Projects, Warranty, Legal and Finance in developing new projects and initiatives and in drafting engineering and maintenance related contracts and SLAs, this includes evaluations, feasibility studies, researches, testing, etc.
Supports Head of Engineering in developing procedures, specifications, and EOS (Engineering Operational Standards) associated with the Structures and Interior Reliability Program , DSG and ESG, etc.
Maintains a database of all defects, damages, repairs, drawings and charts for Air Arabia fleet and 3rd Party aircrafts as well as cabin configuration changes and its related supporting drawing to be referred to when and as needed.
Acts as the primary custodian of all aircraft internal and external paint drawings
Provides guidance and support to the MROs when and as needed; communicates to them any changes, mandatory modifications and any necessary information or action to be taken
Assists in preparation for the audit checks as well in the closure of occurrence reports and audit findings
Participates in function related meetings and events both internally and externally
Qualifications & Experience :
Bachelor degree in Aircraft Engineering / Aeronautical / Mechanical or equivalent; alternately a higher diploma or certificate in the related field from a recognized university or engineering college combined with needed experience and exposure
Capable of producing drawings using CAD and CAM efficiently
Project Management certificate or alternately the proven corresponding working experience is a must
Capable of using technology systems & tools; proficient in Microsoft suite, MRO systems and Web Search
Excellent in written and verbal communication skills : reporting, presentations
Fluent in English Language, French is an advantage
5+ years’ experience in the Aviation industry 3 of which in aircrafts maintenance reliability and development in a similar capacity, experience with Airbus 320 aircrafts is highly desirable
Experienced in aircrafts airworthiness programs requirements and regulations, such as CAMO (Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization) requirements
Very good understanding of aircrafts planning / maintenance systems and techniques and their relation to the aircraft maintenance program
Has working experience with Civil Aviation Authorities, preferably GCAA; familiar with all the rules and regulations of GCAA pertaining to the Engineering Maintenance, policies, procedures, manuals and licensing
Can demonstrate a working knowledge of EASA part 145, part 21 and sub part M requirements
Capable of measuring performance against regulations, contracts and SLAs of extreme technical nature
Experienced in working with a team of professionals (Engineers and Technicians) in a frequently changing environment with heavy work-
load schedules and ad-hoc scenarios
Hands on designing, implementing, and monitoring policies, procedures and operating manuals as per business needs and in line with adopted regulations and approved quality standards
Very good knowledge and working exposure to Commercial / Quality Assurance / Safety / Internal & External Audit functional operations and practices related to and affecting maintenance program
A balanced personality with focus, analytical thinking, efficiency and commitment to successful results
High accuracy and attention to both results and details
Proven skills in analyzing data, identifying pitfalls and recommending cost-effective solutions
Cost-oriented, possesses effective problem solving and decision making skills
Ability to use technical expertise, and interpersonal relations to support company’s objectives
Demonstrates the ability to contribute and successfully deliver against business strategy and set KPIs