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Flightline Manager

Bulgaria, Sofia, SofiaAirline Maintenance

Job description

The Role

The Flightline Manager will have the opportunity to contribute to shaping the future of mobility through their expertise in assembly, maintenance and preparation for flight of Black Swan aircraft for development and flight test purposes.

Responsibilities

  • Set up the aircraft hanger and a flightline facility/hangar

  • Define the tool requirements

  • Prepare Ground Operating and Maintenance manuals

  • Supervise all Flightline activities or any other assigned maintenance functions to ensure all maintenance is performed in accordance with applicable maintenance manuals and help establish policies and procedures.

  • Supervise assigned Flightline personnel to ensure safe, on time completion of all work assigned and provide serviceable airworthy aircraft for scheduled operations.

  • Direct all maintenance activities ensuring compliance, efficient utilisation of assigned personnel, quantity and quality of production, and cleanliness of facilities during all shifts.

  • Determine work procedures and schedules.

  • Coordinate with Quality Assurance as required.

  • Supervise aircraft fueling operations and ensure performance is in accordance with Dronamics procedures.

  • Ensure all records and reports required by Maintenance are maintained accurately.

  • Highlight any Flightline /Maintenance problems/issues that need addressing

  • Ensure and coordinate the provision of the required parts and materials to the repair station, helping to prevent maintenance work delays or stoppage.

  • Work with Maintenance to coordinate flight schedules and job tasks.

  • Accountable for the control and security of company property in the hanger.

  • Directly supervise a small team of SQEP technicians, ensure they are qualified to perform the tasks assigned and mentor them to address any skills gaps.

  • Develop and comply with safety, health, and environmental standards. Ensure that technicians are aware of these standards.

  • Participate in and support continuous improvement activities and systems.

  • Perform other qualified duties as required.

Job requirements

  • Relevant qualification in aircraft maintenance/aviation technology/ mechanical engineering

  • Demonstrable experience in Aircraft maintenance and flightline supervision

  • Experience in Aircraft assembly and inspection techniques related to;
    • Bolted joints

    • Bonded joints

    • Electrical connections

    • Riveting

    • Paint and finishing

    • Petrol based propulsion systems (ideally Rotax)

    • Avionics integration and testing

    • handling and repair of composite airframes

    • Fuel and hydraulic systems

  • Excellent analytical skills, attention-to-detail, troubleshooting, problem-solving, communication, and teamwork skills

What We Offer

  • A competitive compensation package for a Series A company

  • Lots of opportunities for personal and professional growth on a global level

  • Tons of work, zero office politics - we are here to impact the lives of millions of people around the world

  • A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to frame the future of how the world moves goods