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4 months ago
Sun Country Airlines
Location: Minneapolis
Job type: Contract/Locum
Sector: Maintenance
Category: Senior Manager Jobs
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Job Description

Job Summary

The Manager Maintenance Planning is responsible for coordinating and supporting system-wide conduct of the daily scheduled maintenance operation, which includes the scheduling and efficient planning of both short-range maintenance work requirements and long-range (greater than 3 months) scheduled maintenance requirements.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Coordinate with Marketing, Dispatch, and SOC for routing and tracking aircraft to enable timely accomplishment of required maintenance requirements.

* Identify, develop, and schedule appropriate corrective action plans for critical work requirements, such as open MELs, CDLs, DMIs and repeat discrepancies.

* Participate in building of planned maintenance packages taking into consideration availability of manpower, parts tooling, and aircraft down time.

* Participate in the daily Maintenance Operations meeting providing current status of Heavy Maintenance aircraft and/or modification lines.

* Participate in preparation of budget for Maintenance Planning activities. Monitor performance against budget and initiate appropriate action in response to deviations.

* Develop the work-scope and initiate pre-draw requirements for 737 heavy maintenance visits. Solicit and evaluate vendor proposals, monitor performance, and recommend third-party contract maintenance facilities for maintenance requirements.

* Conduct Pre-Dock meeting(s) to ensure thorough understanding of maintenance requirements by vendor, and to ensure vendor thoroughly understands Sun Country Airlines’ policies and procedures. Monitor vendor performance during heavy maintenance visit to identify the ability of vendor to meet delivery date and ensure Sun Country Airlines’ policy and procedures are understood.

* Evaluate actual vendor performance (man-hours and cost) to values provided in pre-visit estimates. Adjust maintenance program, if necessary, to address significant items found during heavy maintenance visit.

* Monitor cost performance of contract maintenance, activities, and identifying problem areas with comprehensive fixes.

* Conduct all tasks in a safe and efficient manner complying with all local, state, and federal safety and health regulatory requirements, programmatic standards, and with any internal policies and procedures identified by Sun Country Airlines.

* Any other duties assigned by management

Required Skills

Supervisory Responsibility

Maintenance Planners and Maintenance Representatives

Qualifications and Education Requirements

* The candidate must have a minimum of seven (7) years in a FAR Part 121 Airline Maintenance Operation.

* The candidate must have a minimum of two (2) years in a supervisory role within an airline maintenance operation.

* The candidate must have a minimum of three (3) years in Aircraft Maintenance Planning with experience in short-term, intermediate and long-term maintenance planning.

* Ability to work closely with other operational groups to bring about desired outcomes/performance.

* Ability to work independently and complete tasks on-time and within budget requirements.

* Proficient in Microsoft Office

* Airframe and Powerplant Certificate

* Ability to utilize TRAX Maintenance Management Software systems to make informed maintenance scheduling decisions

Preferred Skills

* Airframe and Powerplant Certificate

* Ability to utilize TRAX Maintenance Management Software systems to make informed maintenance scheduling decisions

Required Experience

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones photocopiers, filing cabinets.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands or finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

AAP/EEO Statement

It is the policy of Sun Country Airlines to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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