Southwest Airlines 443 reviews - Dallas, TX

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- Responsible for oversight and procedural development for all Production Control activities and processes.

- Directly responsible for heavy check plan development, daily work flow, and pre/post dock performance repeating.

- Analyze historical check data for purposes of coordinating with strategic planning in the development of hanger line requirements and workload planning.

- Ensure post dock lessons learned are implemented as necessary to ensure continuous improvement to check execution.

- Ensure proper procedures are followed for the security and control of documentation produced during each maintenance visit.

- Utilize MX PCS and WIZARD software in all phases of job performance where applicable.

- Work closely with Manager to set departmental goals for manpower requirements and overtime needs.

- Directly responsible for coordinating activities with in house and outsourced heavy check maintenance production supervision/ staff to maintain project timelines.

- Assist Production Supervisors as required to manage check flow, resources, or other needs to ensure timely, efficient, and safe delivery of check aircraft.

- Manage and coordinate will all internal departments and external vendors as required to ensure proper resources are available for check execution.

- Maintain check status reporting requirements to production and all other maintenance departments.

- Prepare forecasts and develop recommendations for manpower, facilities, or other resource constraints for current and future check projects.

- Must be able to meet any physical ability requirements listed on this description.

- May perform other job duties as directed by Employee's Leaders.

Minimum Requirements BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

- High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

- Must be at least 18 years of age.

- Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.


- 5 years airline maintenance experience including: 737 system familiarity.

- Heavy Maintenance Check Management Experience.

- 2-3 years supervisory experience required.

- TRAX experience a plus

- PMP preferred

- Process Improvement experience a plus ie., Six Sigma, Lean, ISO9000


- A&P license required.


- Must be able to work at a computer work station for extended period of time.

- Must be able to lift 40 lbs.


- Will be required to be familiar with requirements of Southwest's FAA approved Maintenance Procedures Manual.

- Must have good project management skills.

- Will be required to be familiar with labor, materials, and documentation requirements of daily maintenance production operations.

- Must P/C literate with experience in Microsoft Office products.

- Excellent organizational skills, analytical research, written and verbal communication skills.

- Must be able to manage interruptions, prioritize responsibilities, and work in a challenging environment.

- Ability to work efficiently under stress and short deadlines and as part of an integrated team.

- May be required to work additional hours including nights and weekends to support production working 24-hour clock.

- Some travel may be required.

- Must be able to comply with company attendance as described in established guidelines.


- Must maintain a well-groomed appearance.

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Southwest Airlines Co. (Southwest) is a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States. As of December...