Quality Assurance Supervisor

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous


The Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for maintenance functions of assigned aircraft and is responsible for supervising day-to-day maintenance tasks on the aircraft, support equipment, and special tools. Principal Accountabilities
  • Manage all aspects of aircraft maintenance and ensure all work is scheduled and performed in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Supervise maintenance staff, which includes reviewing employee performance, addressing personnel issues, generating assignments, and setting priorities
  • Perform scheduled/unscheduled maintenance, servicing, launch and recovery, corrosion control, and inspection, and routine through complex maintenance of aircraft, aircraft sub- systems, and components, as required.
  • Review work orders regarding modifications and/or upgrades to various aircraft systems.
  • Read and interpret manufacturers’ and company’s maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, as required.
  • Provide guidance and instruction to team members concerning technical orders, checklists, and hazardous materials.
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment maintenance schedules on all company assets and monitoring parts and supply inventories.
  • Ensure availability of materials, anticipating requirements and reordering.
  • Offer technical guidance to Engineering staff regarding start-up of new equipment and follow-up of maintenance programs.
  • Provide employees with proper training on company equipment as required by OSHA Regulations and monitors annual training requirements.
  • May supervise and assist in aircraft/equipment movement.
  • May conduct flight line and hangar foreign object damage prevention walks and housekeeping.
  • May meet with Customers and Company Senior Leadership as required.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge & Skills
  • Working knowledge of OSHA and company requirements.
  • Knowledge of safe working techniques and procedures.
  • Ability to plan and schedule maintenance work requirements and to direct skilled technicians in the daily performance of their duties.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills with an ability to supervise a team.
  • Competent in the use of a computer, to include Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • In-depth knowledge of flight line operations, aircraft/vehicle movement, and safety/hazards.
  • Advanced knowledge of aircraft common and special tools and test equipment, aircraft technical orders/job guides/publications and schematic diagrams, drawings, charts and technical publications, aircraft engine, landing gear, and flight control systems
  • Experience & Education

  • High School Education or equivalent.
  • Five (5) or more years’ experience in an aircraft maintenance environment.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Airframe and Power plant (A&P) license preferred.
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint.
  • Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to three (3) hours per day and sit for up to five (5) hours per day.
  • May be required to lift up to 30 lbs. to the height of 4 feet and up to 20 lbs. to a height of 7 feet.
  • May be required to carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds.
  • On occasion must be able to lift up to 80 pounds.
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp, or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
  • Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
  • Travel

  • As dictated by business necessity.
  • Qualifications

    This position assists the Quality Assurance Manager indirecting the day-to-day work activities of Quality Assurance to help meet theschedules and goals of the Quality Assurance Department. The Quality AssuranceSupervisor is responsible for ensuring effective and efficient execution of thequality program by leading and supervising QA personnel in the operation and maintenanceof the Quality Management System Program.

    • Shall have a minimum of 12 years in aviation maintenancewith a minimum of five years as a Quality Assurance Representative.

    • Shall have sufficient knowledge and experience toeffectively assume responsibility for the overall quality of the Contractormaintenance effort in accordance with the COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2.

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