The Inspection Manager is directly responsible for the operation of the Quality Control department on the shift assigned. The Inspection Manager is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe work environment, assuring compliance with regulatory requirements, managing costs/labor budgets, and delivering a quality product on time. The Inspection Manager is accountable to the Director of Quality Control/Chief Inspector for performing daily maintenance and/or repair assignments in a timely, accurate and professional manner.
ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Oversee and coordinate with the Inspector Leads in directing, planning and laying out details of inspection standards, methods and procedures used by the repair station in complying with all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer's specifications.
2. Promote a culture of safety by monitoring self and others to assure all duties are performed within the guidelines as specified by the HAECO Safety Manual ex. Confined Space, lock out-tag out (LOTO), etc.
3. Complete general surveillance of all activities and, in particular, the Inspector Leads to ensure behaviors and practices that foster compliance are utilized and Inspectors are engaged in the process.
4. Oversee overall day-to-day Inspection operations and operating results.
5. Ensure aircraft and surrounding areas are in a safe condition for the work being assigned.
6. Evaluate and develop Inspector Leads.
7. Ensure proper scheduling of manpower and proper skill levels for all inspections functions through coordination with the Project and Quality Management.
8. Manage operations in the most effective manner eliminated waste and improving productivity.
9. Coordinate with other repair station departments as needed to ensure a continuous and smooth workflow and redirect efforts as necessary.
10. Resolve disputes pertaining to production regarding quality and compliance and providing related assistance and counsel as needed.
11. Ensure mandatory reporting requirements are met in accordance with air carrier and/or FAA requirements.
12. Provide quality oversight and direct interface with the Project Manager to ensure adequate inspection coverage.
1. High School diploma or equivalent
2. FAA Airframe & Powerplant certificate
3. Must have excellent communication skills and be able to interact with a wide variety of people.
4. Must have a valid driver's license
5. Have a thorough understanding of FAR parts 21, 43, 65, 121, 125, & 145
6. Seven (7) or more years of experience as a technician and/or Inspector on large commercial aircraft plus supervisor experience
7. Intermediate knowledge in computers and typical business software including but not limited to Microsoft Office and MAJIC/SYMAN.
8. Must have the ability to lead people and accept responsibility
9. Language (read, write, and understand English)