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Business Excellence Lead

Atlantic Aviation Group
Full time
15 days ago

Job Title: Business Excellence Lead

Location: Atlantic Aviation Group, Shannon Airport, Shannon, Co Clare

Atlantic Aviation Group

With over 60 years of experience, Shannon based Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) is one of Europe's leading independent aviation solution providers. The company has a strong reputation of providing customers with a complete range of solutions including aircraft maintenance & modifications, technical, engineering and design services, logistics and material solutions and international training. This reputation is built on a proud history and tradition of superior craftsmanship, technical expertise, and continuous training, which is supported by our flexible, open, and partnership-based customer relationships. 

The company provides a range of aviation solutions including Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance, MAA Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance (AAG Defence Services), CAMO & Technical Services, Part 21 Design Services and EASA Part 147 Training which provides aviation training to airlines, MROs, and companies around the world.

AAG have an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated career focused and ambitious Business Excellence Lead seeking a role in a challenging, fast-paced and rewarding environment. Our aim as a team is to attract and develop key talent across all levels of our growing aviation business.

Duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

Essential Job Function

  • Work with colleagues to enhance the capability of the AAG Business Excellence Functional team.
  • Evaluate current business practices, work with internal teams to generate and implement ideas, and improve processes to make the best use of the business’s resources.
  • Ensure that any standardised improvements are implemented and sustained.
  • Drive internal process improvement within Atlantic Aviation Group to enable improved efficiency, standards of quality and problem-solving capability with a strong focus on People, Quality, Delivery and Cost metrics.
  • Mentor and facilitate project teams and collaborate with all departments to champion the business excellence plan to further build on our culture of continuous improvement and problem solving.
  • Identify and introduce best practices and continuous improvement templates, techniques, models and systems to support the Business Excellence Plan and to enable standardisation across the company.
  • Identify training requirements based on an agreed Business Excellence Plan & arrange and/or conduct the training required to support this.
  • Develop a manpower resource plan to support the agreed Business Excellence Plan and work with senior management to ensure effective resource allocation.
  • Drive short- and long-term action plans through to successful implementation.
  • Manage Business Excellence campaigns & projects to include providing ongoing mentoring and support, project cost/ benefit analysis, holding regular reviews with senior management and ultimately ensuring that deliverables are achieved.
  • Validate the results of all Business Excellence projects using appropriate data tools and identify, quantify and measure ongoing performance improvements and KPI’s.
  • Participate in conferences or other events where appropriate to stay current on best practices and identify new areas of improvement for the company.
  • Work with external agencies to create a sustainable Business Excellence Function.
  • Be the Role-Model for best practices for the Business Excellence Function.
  • Other roles and responsibilities as required by the CIO in line with the overall company strategy.

 Candidate Requirements

  • A Lean practitioner with 5 years+ experience in a role focused on Business Process Improvement activities.  A qualification in Lean/Six Sigma/Business Process Improvement is not required, but is desirable.
  • Strong in people leadership through 1-2-1 and team-based coaching and mentoring.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and an ability to develop strong relationships to drive a culture of Continuous Improvement and Change Management. Ability to clearly articulate expectations and communicate progress and results is vital for this role.
  • Programme and Project Management experience in terms of both Governance and Execution.
  • Strong analytical/statistical problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • The ability to link internal and external customer needs with optimised business processes.
  • An energetic approach combined with excellent organisation skills and a commitment to deliver safely, on-time and on-budget.
  • Demonstrable business acumen, good judgement and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to influence and encourage with clarity, empathy, positivity and objectivity.
  • Ability to effectively lead, manage and facilitate teams.
  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of data analysis tools.

Typical Working Conditions

  • Must satisfy and maintain the required medical standard.
  • Work is performed at the AAG Hangar in Shannon.
  • PPE is provided by AAG, and its use is mandatory in the performance of your work.
  • Must satisfy and maintain airport security requirements.

Closing Date

If you feel your skills and experience meet the requirements of this position, we look forward to hearing from you! 

Closing date for applications: 05 / 12 / 23

Atlantic Aviation Group reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

As a growing and ambitious organisation, we are always interested in speaking to individuals about their next career move. If this is not the right position for you but you would still like to find out more about working for Atlantic Aviation Group, please contact us.

Equal Opportunities Employer

Atlantic Aviation Group is an equal opportunities employer. The people of Atlantic Aviation Group are the foundation of its success, and we believe that employing a diverse workforce is key to this success. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of nationality, religion, ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, or disability. We value your passion, energy, and creativeness.

One of our company values is to provide a people focussed environment with a strong sense of community, where individuals feel safe, valued, and engaged. We are committed to accommodating individuals with disabilities through our recruitment process and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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