As a member of AARGovernment Programs operational leadership team, the Senior Manager of AviationOperations will provide advice on maintenance management, scheduling,production operations, and related maintenance oversight to planned, new, orexisting government Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) and / or maintenanceprograms.
This position requires detailed knowledge of fixed wing maintenanceoperations across an array of fleet types. The position will directly supportand enable new program stand-up operations by developing and introducing themaintenance approach, plan, and interval for a given program in line withcontract requirements and best commercial practices.
The position reportsdirectly to the Senior Program Manager.
ESSENTIALDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists Foreign Militaryin plans and schedules corrective, preventive, predictive, and proactivemaintenance activities utilizing coordination with on-site program leadershipand fielded maintenance personnel.
Advise in coordinationwith Supply Chain to ensure the flow of material, supplies, and parts necessaryto conduct maintenance activities.
Reviews work orders to provideadvice in establishing priorities to maintain maintenance turn times,production needs, and ultimately aircraft availability requirements.
Supports root causeproblem solving and analysis of maintenance costs, activities, and trends.
Supports development orrefinement of preventive maintenance tasks and schedules.
Supports on-site programleadership with maintenance expertise, planning oversight, and theimplementation of best commercial maintenance practices.
Ensures on-site programleadership maintains the necessary tools, resources, and specificationsnecessary to ensure effective, safe, and timely operations.
Establishes and maintainseffective work relationships across AAR departments and on-site programleadership; maintains professional competence, knowledge and skill necessaryfor the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
All other duties asassigned
Commitment to companyvalues and ethics
Personally responsible,dependable, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately
Must be self-motivated,maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy
Makes constructive andcreative suggestions and creates novel solutions to problems; evaluates newtechnology as potential solutions to existing problems
Excellent interpersonal,oral, and written communication skills
Must have the ability tocarry out and follow through on tasks with minimal supervision
Plans work and carries outtasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities inadvance, undertakes additional responsibilities
Ability to develop andimplement new ideas to improve processes
Demonstrated ability tolead people and get results through others
Must possess coaching anddevelopment skills
Must maintain strictconfidentiality and professionalism
Must be organized, detailoriented, and prepared
To perform this jobsuccessfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of theknowledge, skill, and / or ability required.
Travel is required
Must be able to obtain UAEwork visa
EDUCATIONand / or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Arts degree(B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or eight years related experience and / or training;
or equivalent combination of education and experience.
15 years of related experience.
Experience in advisingforeign militaries on maintenance operations
Must have F-16 MaintenanceManagement Experience
Structural Repair experience
FAA A&P certification
FAA IA certification
PHYSICALDEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands andwork environment characteristics described here are representative of thosethat must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functionsof this job.
Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions.
While performing theduties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend,reach and move about the facility.
The environmental characteristic for thisposition is an office setting.
Candidates should be able to adapt to atraditional business environment.
Must be able to lift andcarry up to 15 pounds and comply with OSHA standards
This position is expected to have a duration of 12 months.