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Airlines - Aviation Maintenance


Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies

Senior Manager Component Services

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Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies
Airlines - Aviation Maintenance
Abu Dhabi


Job Purpose
Planning, directing and controlling all Production Planning and Control requirements needed to support Component Repair and Overhaul in ADAT and ensure that all Production, both mandatory and scheduled, is cost effectively available at the right time to meet the scheduled and unscheduled inputs. Provide leadership across the division for continuous performance improvement, effective measurement of performance and implementation of corrective actions, workforce engagement, employee involvement, and leadership
Duties and Responsibilities

Leadership Responsibilities

Build a cohesive team of production employees, closely integrated with other departments/sections
Create a positive working environment with all management and supervisors/lead man
Ensure all compliance activities are performed.
Increase margin growth utilising Six Sigma/Lean tools and ensure that productivity projects and initiatives are successfully executed
Manage approximately 60 staff
Actively develop, teach/train and provide performance feedback to all employees
Drive strategies including succession planning and career development

Strategic Responsibilities

Ability to manage within a highly matrix organisation
Provide strategic direction for all integrated activities
Develop a structure to drive an effective goal deployment process that aligns with ADAT’s objectives

Financial Responsibilities

Drive team to achieve/surpass financial commitments
Drive functional excellence within all functions including Operations, Material Management, Quality, Health and Safety EASA/FAA/UAE-GCAA (regulatory compliance)
Manage capacity to achieve TAT, on time delivery
Ensure cost, quality and TAT goals are met
Integrate Six Sigma/Lean tools to continuously improve process yields, drive shop floor productivity
VOC feedback to improve quality (customer satisfaction)



University degree in related field or equivalent

Knowledge, skills and Experience

At least 15 years of practical experience in Production Planning Management
A minimum of 10 years of experience in a supervisory position associated with Material Management functions
Professional command of English is a must
Knowledge of Arabic is desirable
Responsible for all aspects of the Overhaul Workshops management
Extensive planning, controlling, innovative and problem solving skills required working to tight time scales
Close liaison and planning with other departments, customers, outside suppliers etc. as required in order to meet objectives
Works in accordance with professional industry standards and wide scope of options
Develop, recommend and implement rules, regulations and procedures for his department within the policy and guidelines laid down by the CEO and in line with the Company’s rules and procedures
Work tasks accomplishments are subject to the acceptable norms and standard of the industry
Extensive internal and external contacts at all levels
With other airlines, clients and vendor organisations