Director Of Aircraft Maintenance West Mifflin Pa Hot
- Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
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Director Of Aircraft Maintenance West Mifflin Pa job at Air Methods Corporation in Mount Pleasant PA
Description, duties, responsibilities
Coordinate and support all aspects of aircraft heavy maintenance projects management of projects from pre-induction inspection to delivery to end customer driving cost savings and TAT reductions to meet or exceed developed standards.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following:
Manage airframe component overhaul and avionics shops to provide better than industry TAT on all products/components back to inventory working with inventory control management
Develop and maintain key metrics for all aspects of production to set standards and reduce TAT and Cost; to include but not limited to: productivity over time performance TAT cost capacity backlog project dashboards and project Gantt charts
Develop and drive a continuous improvement culture in the Repair Station using LEAN principles seven elements of waste and 6S practices
Build manage and own annual expense budget for Repair Station
Develop robust operational processes and procedures to fall in line with heavy maintenance and overhaul bench mark practices in the aviation industry expand/drive usage of RAMCO in all Repair Station processes
Maintain monthly reporting and key metric dashboards for review with department Sr. Director Vice President and peers
Collaborate with peer group to manage areas of responsibility and help maintain all department goals and objectives
Develop annual scorecard with quantifiable goals and objectives that flow up to company/departmental objectives and goals
Develop and manage an engaging workforce perform annual performance evaluations on all personnel in Repair Station mentor high performers manage performance issues maintain a viable succession plan stacked ranking and 9 box evaluations on all N-1 employees reviewed on a semiannual basis with peer group and department VP
Other duties as assigned
Additional Job Requirements
Regular scheduled attendance
Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling:
Subject to applicable laws and Air Methods policies regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods employment practices and policies.
Directly supervises employees in the 145 Repair Station. Carries out Supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing selecting hiring and training employees planning assigning and directing work; appraising performance rewarding and disciplining employees addressing complaints and resolving problems. For Exempt Managers: Managers that carry out these responsibilities for two or more employees will have significant input in hiring and termination decisions.
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.
Education and Experience
Bachelors degree (BS/BA) from four-year college or university in Aviation Management and at least 10 years of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
5 years experience managing A&P technicians in a 145 Repair Station environment; or 10-15 years of experience managing a 145 Repair Station
Strong LEAN and 6S background with proven/measureable success
Proven quantifiable metric driven background and culture
Ability to lead VSM (Value Stream Mapping) exercise process development
10+ years experience maintaining following aircraft type AS350 Bell 407 EC130 or EC135
Exhibits an in-depth understanding of the strategic company plan through alignment of goals objectives and work performance
Manages resources efforts and timelines involved in the development of processes programs and projects
Demonstrates high critical thinking and reasoning skills and strong attention to detail while working in a fast paced environment that requires ability to prioritize and multi-task
Strong leadership ability with a strong communication style that champions customers leads change and builds capabilities
Collaborative approach to work across department boundaries provide "straight talk" when needed and unwavering integrity through example
Results driven through process excellence organization and championing safety/quality
Accountability for own and organizations commitments with solid decision making capabilities
Ability to develop and mentor personnel get and give feedback inspire engagement and coach for results
Knowledge and compliance with FARs and Air Methods Operational Manual and other required manuals
Advanced abilities in Microsoft Excel and Outlook with intermediate skills in MS Project and Power Point
Certificates Licenses Registrations
A&P (Airframe and Powerplant) license
This position is subject to drug and/or alcohol testing per the DOT/FAA requirements (pre-employment random reasonable cause/suspicion post-accident).
Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex sexual orientation gender identity national origin disability or protected veteran status.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge (b) in furtherance of an investigation proceeding hearing or action including an investigation conducted by the employer or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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