Responsible for maintaining Continued Airworthiness of the fleet by coordinating and monitoring the maintenance activities and all in service aircraft technical problems with the purpose to achieve the department objectives through efficient working and avoid delays & cancellations with safety as the highest priority.
Key Result Areas
Control of the maintenance activities :
Manages maintenance activities and technical problem solving, maximizing availability for aircraft operations.
Take responsibility for the daily maintenance operations by introducing and maintaining the necessary policies and procedures to ensure an efficient and effective total Maintenance activity.
Management and coordination of technical reported problems in home base and outstations.
Manage and control unexpected situations, based on experience and knowledge to find possible solutions based on accurate information, in order to meet punctuality and guarantee continuity of operations.
Manage the AOG recovery process of airplanes in home base and outstations (organization of technical intervention).
Provide the best possible service and support to our crews and outstation MRO’s.
Act as the point of contact for the Part 145 maintenance organizations and all other operational departments regarding technical issues. Support to flight operations to minimize the schedule disruptions.
Monitor rectification of Deferred Defects (including MEL/CDL) in due time having direct impact on the operational performance of our fleet, take appropriate action if required
Manage & coordinate MEL extensions whenever there is a risk that MEL rectification could not be performed within respective timeframe.
Fleet Technical Status update and communication of the Operational Limitations to other departments.
Organize shift handovers listing the prio’s, open MEL/CDL’s, limitation on aircraft, repetitive defect checks, aircraft out/back to service, technical delays, reportable occurrences and pending repairs status.
Technical irregularity follow up, reporting and analyzation for root cause and correct categorization.
Give technical support to the Part 145 maintenance organization as SPOC
Screen and monitoring aircraft technical status :
Ensures control of the technical status of the fleet, steering the Part 145 and an optimized planning for the maintenance activities.
Preventive screening of the technical fleet status and initiation of actions for recurrent technical issues.
Preparing the appropriate actions and manage correct planning with correct priority, avoiding potential technical interruptions.
Transfer of any technical issue to Ops Engineering is done in an efficient manner, which guarantees that a qualitative follow up can be ensured.
Monitor trouble shooting progress and initiate actions for critical technical issues.
Live monitoring of a/c condition using specific tools (i.e. Aviatar) and/or aircraft condition data from post-flight reports and AMOS.
Review open workorders and ensure correctly deferred with airworthiness data & follow up if required
Review aircraft Release to Service for Continued Airworthiness :
Controls the executed P145 activities, ensuring compliance to EASA CAMO Regulations
Review and agree with the released work done by Part 145 in maintenance
Screen all deferred defects & the combination thereof, ensuring safe operation is not affected
Ensure compliance with all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance requirements, including daily and weekly checks.
Report any issue that may have an impact on the safety of the aircraft/fleet or is not compliant to CAMO
Ability to approach a situation or problem in a structured, methodical and logical way
Good analytical skills
Planning and organizing skills
Experience in aircraft maintenance or engineering
Proven technical aircraft system knowledge
Possess an excellent ability to understand and interpret technical data
Solid technical writing skills
Very good in English and Dutch or French verbal and written skills
Skill in communicating clear, correct and complete both written and verbal to all related parties
Knowledge in the essential functions of MS Office products (word, excel)
Good knowledge of AMOS is a plus
Ability to take initiative on a given task and persist with the task to its completion
Very punctual and detailed attitude
Self-disciplined, highly organized individual able to work effectively independently and as part of a team
Proactive and cooperative attitude
Hiring manager: Frank Duval