Since 1967, Jet Aviation has been crafting flight in its smoothest form. From one hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 4,000 employees, and some 50 locations worldwide. Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Fixed and Rotary Wing Maintenance, and Staffing. Behind every seamless Jet Aviation experience, is a team of dedicated professionals perfecting the art of flight. The artisans of aviation. The craft that brings our customers’ journey to life. In the hangar, on the ground, and behind the scenes. Enabling global flight, with passion.
In order to reinforce the Large Aircraft team in Basel we are currently recruiting for an
Aircraft Maintenance Team Lead - Large Aircraft

Lead, develop and motivate the team through positive leadership, communication, coaching and mentoring (“On The Job” training). Manage performance of all individuals to ensure effective and efficient working. Carry out Employee Performance assessments.

Overall job purpose is to manage, monitor and control thedaily maintenance operations andensure project results are met as per agreed targets.



  • Manage the work distribution to the team, define priorities as instructed by the Supervisor Aircraft Operations

  • Support the Supervisor Aircraft Operations for the control and signature of the daily time sheets of his team

  • Ensure the channels of communication to the customers are respected and communicate to the customers only if instructed by the Supervisor Aircraft Operations

  • Ensure communication with the teamOperational activities:

  • Make use of license and type ratings as instructed by the Superior

  • Work under the direction of the Supervisor Aircraft Operations to ensure that as a team, all project plan milestones are met

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

  • If requested by the Supervisor Aircraft Operations, participate in the aircraft pre-input meeting (prior to the aircraft input)

  • Together with the Supervisor Aircraft Operations, ensure all work is completed and daily visual progress is maintained

  • Together with the Supervisor Aircraft Operations 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 if requested by the Supervisor Aircraft Operations

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

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

  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders as required

  • Minimum three years’ experience as CSM Aircraft  within our organization

  • 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 aircraft relevant to Jet Aviation MOE)

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

  • PC literate with MS packages

  • Proficiency in SAP

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 (cover letter, CV).
Jet Aviation AG
Sabine Schmidt-Fimpel
Human Resources