*SUMMARY As a member of AAR
Government Programs operational leadership team, the Senior Manager of Aviation
Operations will provide advice on maintenance management, scheduling,
production operations, and related maintenance oversight to planned, new, or
existing government Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) and/or maintenance
programs. This position requires detailed knowledge of fixed wing maintenance
operations across an array of fleet types. The position will directly support
and enable new program stand-up operations by developing and introducing the
maintenance approach, plan, and interval for a given program in line with
contract requirements and best commercial practices. The position reports
directly to the Senior Program Manager.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assists Foreign Military
in plans and schedules corrective, preventive, predictive, and proactive
maintenance activities utilizing coordination with on-site program leadership
and fielded maintenance personnel.
• Advise in coordination
with Supply Chain to ensure the flow of material, supplies, and parts necessary
to conduct maintenance activities.
• Reviews work orders to provide
advice in establishing priorities to maintain maintenance turn times,
production needs, and ultimately aircraft availability requirements.
• Supports root cause
problem solving and analysis of maintenance costs, activities, and trends.
• Supports development or
refinement of preventive maintenance tasks and schedules.
• Supports on-site program
leadership with maintenance expertise, planning oversight, and the
implementation of best commercial maintenance practices.
• Ensures on-site program
leadership maintains the necessary tools, resources, and specifications
necessary to ensure effective, safe, and timely operations.
• Establishes and maintains
effective work relationships across AAR departments and on-site program
leadership; maintains professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary
for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
• All other duties as
• Commitment to company
values 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 and
creative suggestions and creates novel solutions to problems; evaluates new
technology as potential solutions to existing problems
• Excellent interpersonal,
oral, and written communication skills
• Must have the ability to
carry out and follow through on tasks with minimal supervision
• Plans work and carries out
tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in
advance, undertakes additional responsibilities
• Ability to develop and
implement new ideas to improve processes
• Demonstrated ability to
lead people and get results through others
• Must possess coaching and
• Must maintain strict
confidentiality and professionalism
• Must be organized, detail
oriented, and prepared