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 Maintenance team in Basel, we are currently recruiting for an
Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor - Gulfstream

Overall job purpose is to supervise the execution of base and line maintenance projects to achieve budget, safety, quality and on-time delivery targets. Functionally lead a team of Technicians. Coordinate with internal and external suppliers to ensure efficient and effective project execution.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Manage employee performance, evaluate, delegate and monitor activities

  • Plan, monitor and manage workload capacity and work distribution to the team, define priorities

  • Control and approve daily time sheets of his team

  • Identify and propose to the Senior Manager training needs to ensure sufficient qualified staff

  • Ensure the channels of communication to the customers are respected by the team

  • Ensure communication with Aircraft Maintenance Team Leads and the whole team

  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders

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

  • Manage the project content including AWRs, from initial receipt to aircraft departure and project completion, from both technical and financial aspects; ensure his project respects the budget and schedule

  • Participate in both aircraft pre-input meeting (prior to the aircraft input) and customer incoming meeting, together with Planning team

  • Work with Planning team to ensure all work for operations is prepared, worked and completed to ensure daily visual progress is maintained

  • Together with Planning team, monitor and communicate both internally and externally to the customer the status of the aircraft in work

  • Ensure that all incoming defects are quantified, controlled and achievable within the current budget and downtime

  • Establish man-hour standards, Bill Of Materials and Bill Of Tools at job card level for all defects raised during the input

  • 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

  • Control the Carry Forward process

  • Make sure that all post aircraft maintenance processes are completed and support project closure (clean-up and invoicing)

  • Ensure project documentation is completed and fully signed off prior to CRS issuance

Minimum Requirements:
  • Three to five years’ experience as Aircraft Maintenance Team Lead or at a leadership role within an aviation environment, leading a team up to 5-10 employees

  • Has demonstrated successful completion of maintenance projects

  • Demonstrated understanding of budgets and KPIs

  • Holder of a full B1 license, with Type Ratings on Gulfstream products

  • Technical degree (BTS / Associate Degree / 1-2 years education 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
  • 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 in English (cover letter, CV, relevant diplomas and letters of reference).
Jet Aviation AG
Gulfstream Maintenance - Basel Site
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