The Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor oversees and manages the aircraft maintenance workload, resources, and activities for an assigned work group or several work groups at terminal and/or hangar operations at line or base maintenance stations in such a manner as to assure continuing safety, compliance, dependability, reliability and financial performance, with fair and harmonious relationships within his/her work group(s), the operations management team, TWU, internal customers, vendors, FAA, and all non-AA business contacts. He/she directs, administers, and coordinates the activities of their assigned work group(s) in support of policies, goals, and objectives established by the Shift Manager, Manager, Managing Director, Vice President, the Senior Vice President - M&E, and the airline. The Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor manages and directs his/her operation toward its primary objectives by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.
Associate's and/or Bachelor's of Business or related degree are preferred. However, consideration will be given for equivalent aircraft maintenance operational leadership experience
A&P License required for Aircraft or Component Maintenance Supervisor positions
A successful Line and/or Base station operations track record and experience at a crew chief, tech crew chief, or other related Level 4 supervisor position
At least 5 years verifiable hands-on experience spent in the repair, maintenance, overhaul or manufacture of aircraft with a gross weight in excess of 70,000 lbs. (including fuel) or engines with 15,000 lbs, or more of thrust
Experience managing, supervising and/or directing workgroups
A successful track record and experience with process improvement in maintenance and/or production environments
Experience in positions requiring budget understanding, resource forecasting and management, and workload planning in maintenance environments
American Airlines - 21 months ago
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