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.
We are currently recruiting for a
Project Manager

In this position you manage the project in a pro-active manner, ensuring contract execution and compliance with redelivered product, finding the right balance between customer satisfaction and the commercial performance of the project.

You act as the main point of contact towards the customer for all project related aspects such as welcoming customer, aircraft induction, airframe and cabin tasks execution, planning and scheduling, raising additional work requests (defect findings or initial scope changes), tracking financial performance (labor and material) releasing the AC to service and closing the project. 

Moreover, you liaise between the customer and the MRO teams made of 145 supervisors, engineering, hangar shops, production, SCM, billing, quality and finance.


Description/Tasks:
  • Review the initial work scope with the upfront planning team and take over ownership of the project
  • Discuss the project work scope with the customer during the incoming meeting
  • Create GANTT chart for project execution management
  • Raise defects and scope increases to the customer via Additional Work Requests (AWR)
  • Investigate parts pricing from SCM or supplier websites
  • Track critical parts with the help of SCM
  • Open work orders in SAP
  • Issue project financial status report to customer on a regular basis
  • Track technical project progress and issue status report to the customer 
  • Monitor project risk and identify mitigation strategies
  • Support production supervisors and leaders during the maintenance project
  • Control the hours and material budget of the project and perform regular review with supervisor and cost center manager
  • Work closely together with the billing department to prepare and issue the final project invoice
  • Track payments and financial status of the project and manage the financial release together with the finance department
  • Coordinate all required paperwork and documentation for the release to service of the AC (job cards, work report, log book, etc.)
  • Manage customer disputes and escalate to the appropriate level as required
Qualification/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in functional area
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong technical knowledge in aviation
  • Capacity to adapt to a challenging and fast-moving environment, with changing priorities and a heavy workload
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and to set priorities / taking initiatives when needed
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literate (MS Office, SAP, CMP, CAMP an advantage
  • Fluent in English (French or German is an asset)
  • Customer service mentality

Desired Characteristics

  • Results driven – able to execute with high personal accountability and without supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with tight deadlines 
  • Profound business and financial acumen
 
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).
Jet Aviation AG
Human Resources
http://www.jetaviation.com/jobs