United Airlines Supervisor - Aircraft Maintenance in Chicago, Illinois
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Technical Operations is the maintenance, repair and overhaul division of United. The department includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.
Job overview and responsibilities
Responsible for the supervision and coordination of all maintenance functions on shift at the assigned location ensuring these activities are performed in a safe manner in accordance with schedule requirements and in compliance with all established Company, regulatory and manufacturers procedures. Assigns aircraft maintenance technician and related personnel in accordance with requirements to achieve maximum productivity and cost control. Ensures their team has the appropriate resources available and holds them accountable for the work assigned/performed.
Provide leadership and direction to on shift labor workforce to maximize productivity and output whilst ensuring necessary resources are available
Build / reinforce a fair and respectful work environment through consistent application of CBA work rules and company policies
Execute station performance goals and objectives aligning with divisional and company goals
Maintain a high level of awareness of operational, safety and human resource related performance objectives
Oversee safety and security of aircraft and operations to ensure regulatory compliance of technical operations activities
Maintain a high level of communication with employee groups within the station
Report status of operations, highlighting significant events to leadership whilst providing direction to assigned station personnel to ensure station and divisional objectives are achieved
This position does require one to have the ability to work rotating shifts.
High School Diploma, or equivalent work experience
FAA A&P Certificate
Extensive knowledge of aircraft maintenance operations and applicable FAA regulations
5 years in the aircraft maintenance industry
2 years in a leadership role within a maintenance organization including a unionized labor workforce
A proven successful track record
Valid driver's license
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Bachelor's degree in Aviation Management, Engineering, Business, or related field or comparable work experience
Strong background and technical knowledge on fleet types operated and maintenance programs
Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance
Function: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Management & Administrative