Overall accountability for the AJWA MRO Operations
Providing strategic direction for all MRO Operational activity, complex operational issues and customer requirements
Delivering the AJWA strategic plan in the context of MRO Operations
Leading continuous improvement in MRO Operations
Accountable for the delivery of MRO Operations against budget
Is current on important trends for aircraft component MRO Operations (economic, political, environmental, regulatory, competitive, etc.) and integrates knowledge into plans/actions. Champion bold and innovative ideas intended to create breakthrough solutions.
Use scenario planning and other contemporary methods to drive market leadership and stay ahead of the competition.
Partner with external stakeholders to shape future outcomes and create mutually beneficial solutions.
Responsible for achieving business profit, productivity, safety, and quality goals
Communicate with customers to ensure that all commitments are met or exceeded, working with them as well as functional leaders, and internal staff to meet production and product support requirements
Drive the financial performance of MRO Operations to maximize cost reduction and productivity opportunities.
Develop and track the MRO Operations budget
Champion continuous improvement throughout MRO Operations to maximize improvement activities and opportunities. Direct process / product improvement programs and provide process method excellence
Provide overall MRO Operations leadership in the achievement of goals with respect to Quality, Production, Manpower and Compliance
Provide leadership in the areas of staff selection, training and development, process, and procedure implementation
Lead and coach MRO Managers and Team Leaders, guiding them in current positions and assisting with career development and training
Work across organisational boundaries and development of strong internal stakeholder relationships to deliver best in class MRO Operations
Partner with all Internal Stakeholders to achieve implementation of all contracted business
Development and business leadership of MRO Operations IT requirements and future developments
Demonstrable and proven operations leadership in a fast paced high volume transaction business
Hold an aeronautical engineering degree level qualification
Excellent management & interpersonal skills
Sound business system IT knowledge
Excellent commercial knowledge
Sound negotiation skills
Strong Team focus and a passion for developing team members
Strong focus on the development of internal and external relationships
A tenacious drive for cost reduction A process and change management champion
Criteria of Assessment:Perform all tasks to agreed standards and deadlines. Assess impact of improvements made by referring to the change in KPI’s.