Aviation Job offers - Ref. 201709007 27 September 2017

Base Maintenance Manager

Salary : depending experience
Location : France
Contract : Permanent
Required documents
Word CV
Color passport
Job offer description
As part of a strategic project of the French Air Force setting up training for fighter pilots on Pilatus PC-21, under the Maintenance Manager responsibility and in a start-up context, you drive the support and base maintenance operations of the fleet of Pilatus PC-21.
you will be in charge to:
  • Supervise and plan the team leaders activities as well as maintenance technicians based on various sites;
    Manage repair workshops;
  • Manage requirements for base maintenance performing ;
  • Start quality audits and competency assessments;
  • Guarantee the proper execution of airplane visits;
  • Ensure compliance with and good information of working documents provided by the maintenance method office, managed by him, in accordance with applicable maintenance procedures and planning;
  • Organize off-site troubleshooting projects beyond the online maintenance scope
The base maintenance means:
  • base maintenance visits;
  • on-site and off-site repair and troubleshooting;
  • maintenance tasks in workshops
Position based at Cognac in France.
Negotiable salary depending experience.
Required skills
Required experience and qualifications :
  • Aircraft technical qualification or equivalent
  • Experience in base maintenance
  • Experience in management and supervision
  • English proficiency
  • Experience with Pilatus PC-21;
  • B1.1 licensed
  • Work experience in EASA Part 145 environment or equivalent;
  • Experience in military air training environment
In addition, you will have to demonstrate:
  • A real interest in safety;
  • Ability to manage different profiles;
  • Ability to respecting the deadlines;
  • Ability to identify priorities and staff to achieve objectives;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to establish and maintain efficient working methods;
  • A true sense of customer satisfaction;
Any diploma and training course certificate in relation to the position will be highly appreciated.
European passport and fluent French are mandatory