7 months ago
Welcome, and thank you for checking in about the opportunity to join our team as a Manager- Aircraft Engineering, Solutions Team.
The Manager of Aircraft Engineering manages and directs a technically diverse engineering staff (including Engineers, Sr. Engineers, Principal Engineers, Sr. Principal Engineers and Engineering Co-op students) responsible for defining, maintaining and improving the configuration, reliability, and maintenance program of their assigned aircraft structures and systems. Maintains employee records, attendance, work priority, and work distribution. Provides updates on Technical status of assigned equipment/responsibilities to Tech Ops leadership. Responsible for the development and issuance of the necessary Engineering documents to Maintenance and Inspection for the repair/alteration of assigned equipment, components, parts and assemblies. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all FAA regulations and Delta procedures with regard to the issuance of, as well as maintaining surveillance over the accomplishment of, engineering documentation improvements to ensure that risks are properly managed. Responsible for providing the approval authority on engineering documentation related to assigned equipment/responsibilities. Provides guidance for technical direction of assigned equipment/responsibilities including development and maintenance of Reliability Program technical requirements definition and Maintenance Programs. Responsible for development of technical recommendations/justifications in support of corrective action plans for various FAA/QA/CAS audit findings. Responsible for ensuring that proper training, both Delta and Technical, is provided for each employee. Represents Delta interests on various industry committees. Responsible for ensuring that the Safety program is maintained within the department and the CAS program, Reliability, and Maintenance Programs are complied with according to the requirements of TOPP. Develops both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment that results in employee safety and well being.
B.S. in Mechanical or Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering or equivalent technical experience
Previous technical managerial experience
Extensive industry and regulatory interfaces
Familiarity with Federal, state and local laws, including FAR's , DOT, OSHA, FCC, etc.
Knowledge and experience with major airline operations
Knowledge of Technical Operations policies and procedures
Experience with legal and contractual issues involved in supply chain management of major systems and aircraft
Ability to communicate to a diverse audience in various formal and informal environments
Ability to analyze incomplete information and implement timely decision making while mitigating risk factors