The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion. People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and skills with one common mission: to serve our customers best!
We continuously challenge and develop our employees, for they are our most valuable asset. Jet Aviation as an international company offers numerous possibilities for development and opens reams of professional perspectives.
In order to reinforce the Gulfstream/Embraer Maintenance team in Basel, we are currently recruiting for
Aircraft Maintenance Team Leader - Embraer and/or Gulfstream (multiple positions)

Overall job purpose is to lead, develop and motivate the team through positive leadership, communication, coaching and mentoring (“On The Job” training), to ensure effective and efficient working.

For these positions, we encourage candidate referrals as described in the Jet Aviation Employee Referral Award Program.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Work under the direction of the Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor to ensure that as a team, all project plan milestones are met
  • Manage the work distribution to the team, define priorities as instructed by the Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor, ensure communication with the team and coordination with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor for the control and signature of the daily time sheets of the team

  • Ensure that customer requests and defects found on the aircraft are documented and that only “recorded work" is carried out

  • Ensure that all job cards are worked, accounted for, stamped and completed on a daily basis to ensure progress of the aircraft can be tracked and maintained

  • Together with the Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor establish man-hour standards, Bill Of Materials and Bill Of Tools at job card level for all defects raised during the input

  • Make sure that all post aircraft maintenance processes are completed and support project closure (clean-up and invoicing) if requested by the Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor

  • Report relevant information related to the work in progress to the Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a similar role or as Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer within an aviation environment

  • Leadership responsibility up to 5 employees

  • Demonstrated ability to cover aspects of a supervisory role

  • Holder of a full B1 license, with Type Ratings on Embraer and/or Gulfstream products

  • Technical degree (BTS / Associate Degree / 1-2 years study in a professional / technical area)

  • PC literate with MS packages

  • Proficiency in SAP

  • Good English knowledge (written and spoken); any other language is beneficial

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work without constant supervision
  • Team player and proven leadership skills and ability
  • Decision making ability
  • Ability to train team members
If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application (PDF preferably) in English (cover letter, CV, copies of relevant diplomas and letters of reference).

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