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8 - 9 years Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Any Graduation. Any Nationality

, Posted on February 7, 2018 1 Opening

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Aviation Maintenance Operations Manager for GAL Aviation Maintenance Program. Reports directly to the Maintenance Program Manager. Manages and supervises over 150 employees on the maintenance contract. Carries out directives of the Aviation Maintenance Program Manager and acts as the Manager in the Program Manager s absence. Assists the Program Manager on maintenance, material planning, and all contract requirements and deliverables. Responsible for the overall day-to-day maintenance functions of AVIM maintenance, maintenance and material planning, production control and shops.
Will also be responsible for :-
1. Manages all facets of aircraft maintenance production control operations, maintenance planning, day to day shop workload and their associated personnel by establishing and controlling work hours and overtime.
2. Supervises the scheduled maintenance forecasting and planning for assets in support of operational mission requirements, the flying-hour program, and bank time goals.
3. In conjunction with the program manager, ensures that all aircraft inspection procedures, maintenance, practices, standards, and records comply with all FAA, TAMMS, GAL, and Group 18 regulations.
4. Responds to all levels of concern regarding aviation maintenance and execution of the maintenance plan.
5. Develops and maintains aircraft maintenance and logistics deployment plans.
6. Supervises maintenance planning management and supply (Class IX) planning/tracking; and organizes maintenance elements in support of aviation operations.
7. Supervises the development, implementation and maintenance of SOPs for the management of maintenance activities.
8. Interprets regulations, TMs, and orders pertaining to maintenance and sustainment actions of Army aircraft for commanders and subordinates.
9. Provides maintenance and logistical information to the Group 18 commander and staff on aviation and aviation-related systems.
10. Ensures that all aircraft are being maintained to airworthiness standards prescribed by applicable regulations, technical manuals, airworthiness directives, and good maintenance practices.
11. Maintains a close liaison with all managers and pilots to provide the best maintenance that is required daily on the SOC airfield.
12. May delegate authority and functions to other personnel but must retain responsibility for all assigned personnel.
13. Ensures all personnel have the tools, equipment, and training in order to support maintenance contract requirements.
14. Ensures a safe work environment and must be able to lead by example.

Industry Type : Airlines / Aviation
Functional Area : Flight Operations (Pilots / Technical Staff / Ground Staff)

Desired Candidate Profile

Must have at least 8 years supervisory experience managing aviation maintenance programs.
Must have prior management experience in directing maintenance and modification programs of military aircraft.
Must have experience with logistical life cycle contracts and the material planning requirements of multiple aircraft.
Experience negotiating contract requirements and vendor selection with major OEM s for production of Aircraft and parts procurement.


Procurement Logistics Forecasting Aviation Tools Tracking Operations SOC Aircraft maintenance Modification

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Set up in 2007, Global Aerospace Logistics LLC (GAL) is an Abu Dhabi based company that provides professional aerospace services. A subsidiary of the Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), GAL aims to become the leading provider of aviation repair, maintenance, overhaul and specialized suppo rt services in the Middle East through excellence in customer focus, safety, quality and value. The broad range of services portfolio of the company includes:

• Logistics and Supply Chain Management

• Engineering and Technical Services

• Aircraft Sales

• Maintenance Services for Defence Systems & Aircraft

• Aviation Consulting and Project Management

• Components & System Overhaul/Repair

GAL was awarded the GCC Labour Ministers Council Award (2013) for excellence in the field of nationalization. The Emirati Company always creates competitive career opportunities for the UAE nationals in aerospace industry or the UAE Armed Forces. GAL employs more than 2,700 professionals including over 800 Emiratis at different locations across the UAE. Moreover, it is on a constant look out for dedicated and skilled individuals seeking a rewarding career in aviation services.

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