13-Aug-2019 | Updated 5 days ago
Job Reference
23314
Location
Dublin 2, Dublin
Ireland
Employment Type
permanent

Job Description

Position: Senior Manager Engineering Services

Location: Dublin

Job Description

50-60% Engineering, parts, and certification

  • Identity most appropriate engineering approach to fulfill the delivery commitment
  • Prepare RFQ and select engineering company
  • Coordinate dual certification approvals (EASA – FAA); understanding of the third party (non-EASA/FAA) certification approvals is a plus
  • Develop detailed engineering / modification schedules
  • Identify together with the Aircraft Specification and Procurement (ASAP) group material for modifications in support of used aircraft transitions
  • Manage modifications at time of embodiment; arrange for on-site support if required
  • Coordinate with Technical Executives to ensure planning, labor, and tooling are in place via regular communications with MRO
  • Determine commonality to lessee current fleet through aircraft configuration
  • Develop LOPA design
  • Review aircraft modifications, repair records, and certification basis
  • Obtain import authority validation of existing major modifications and / or repairs
  • Locate and provide engineering documents not available by returning lessee
  • Provide alternate solutions to parts shortages

40-50% Purchasing and client relations

  • Negotiate aircraft / parts price and terms together with the ASAP team
  • Participate in lease negotiating meetings to provide definition and budget to the proposed / planned modification(s)
  • Coordinate project review meetings to ensure compliance with lease and customer requirements
  • Coordinate the purchasing and selection of parts
  • Provide cost and risk assessment of aircraft transitions due to regulatory importation requirements
  • Assist clients in defining interior and avionics configurations

Job requirements, qualifications, and competencies

Educational/Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering: Aerospace, Mechanical, Systems, or Electrical, Aircraft Engineers License or equivalent.
  • 8+ years of aircraft modification engineering experience required

Technical/Functional

  • Strong negotiation and mediation skills
  • Excellent organizational and people skills
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong technical knowledge of various aircraft models
  • Strong understanding of work scope economics
  • Team player

Client Relationships

  • Develop strong working relationships with clients, Leasing Executives, senior Technical management, client’s Legal and Contracts departments, vendors, and manufacturers
  • Team Management
  • Ensure all project team members have the information they need to successfully complete their job
  • Committed to the professional development and growth of Technical team members
  • Additional Competencies
  • Able to cross multiple areas of expertise including technical, legal, and financial
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to handle multiple, competing priorities and deadlines simultaneously
  • Proactively address problems and demonstrate proven problem-solving skills
  • Flexible, self-starting, and tenacious with an exceptional aptitude for dealing with ambiguity

Other Information

  • Able and willing to travel with little notice