AAR CORP Aircraft Project Manager (non-PMP) in INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana
Title: Aircraft Project Manager (non-PMP)
Location: United States-Indiana-Indianapolis
Job Number: 8302
Manages customer aircraft projects from induction to delivery, including but not limited to coordination and monitoring the timely completion of all maintenance activities to ensure aircraft is re-delivered to the customer on/or ahead of schedule.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directly responsible for implementing effective daily flow of all maintenance activities
Coordinates and monitors the completion events to accomplish customer aircraft work scopes
Maintains and updates aircraft status reports and coordinate with appropriate departments to ensure the customer requirements are met
Actively interfaces with appropriate departments to ensure contract compliance, as well as technical and financial performance
Manage project budget
Regularly communicates with the customer on the status of the project to include issues which may impact the aircraft’s scheduled delivery date
Assist in the preparation of project plans and schedules, including requirements, tasks, work assignments, resources, and the inclusion of project milestones
Assist in the selection of staff for project teams, as indicated by project skills requirements
Provide technical guidance and assistance to project staff
Report to management on project progress, problems, and the need for changes
Ensure that all work and documentation meets customer and company requirements
Fulfill administrative project reporting requirements
Assist Production Supervisors as required to manage check flow, resources, or other needs to ensure timely, efficient, and safe delivery of aircraft project
Manage and coordinate with all internal departments and external vendors as required to ensure proper resources are available for project execution
Maintain project status reporting requirements to production and all other maintenance departments
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws
Assists with interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Commitment to company values and ethics
Personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately
Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic
Organization: Very detail oriented and always comes prepared
Communication: Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
Initiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities
Leadership: demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must have current and active FAA Airframe and Powerplant License
5 years (minimum) prior experience in aircraft maintenance environment required (i.e., Airline, Modification/Repair/Overhaul, or Manufacture) required
3 years (minimum) supervisory experience required
Knowledgeable of aircraft maintenance operations and applicable FAA regulations (i.e., Part 121, 135, 145, etc.)
Strong customer relationship skills
Excellent written and verbal skills
Process Improvement experience (i.e., Lean, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, ISO9000 LICENSING, etc.)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms, and is required to frequently stand and walk. There is a high level of standing and walking.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The environment characteristic for this position is 80% an office setting and 20% aircraft hangar and in aircraft setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business setting. SIGNATURE I have read and agree that the contents of this job description accurately reflect my understanding of what is expected of me in this position Name........................................................... Signature..................................................... Date.............................................................
AAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.