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Supervisor, Unplanned Maintenance Team (UMT)

Date: May 6, 2022

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Supervisor, Unplanned Maintenance Team (UMT)-FOR00534



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Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Fort Lauderdale Service Center was established February 1995 and is located in “The Venice of America”; the gateway to South and Central America. Located at Fort-Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the Fort Lauderdale facility is winner of several FAA Diamond Awards. The 133,552 sq ft facility is equipped to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, modifications, including interior modifications, avionics installations, and Aircraft on Ground (AOG) support for Bombardier Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. The Service Center has received certifications from FAA, EASA, Argentina, Aruba, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Mauritius, Mexico and Venezuela.

In your role, you will:

Supervising assigned unplanned maintenance team aircraft maintenance employees and responsible for the daily and overall operations of the unplanned maintenance aircraft maintenance department, to include safety, schedules, personnel and quality.

• Encourage and promote a safe work environment by supervising a safety/security program which includes operation of support equipment, aircraft systems, 5S, general housekeeping and lean manufacturing. Ensure that regular established safety/security audits are conducted and discrepancies are addressed.
• Perform supervisory responsibilities for assigned employees and area(s), for example, time card and vacation approvals, PMP and 30/60/90 day reviews, opportunities for professional development and training, personnel decisions concerning hire, fire, disciplinary issues, and salary adjustments, as well as employee schedules and leave.
• Responsible for coordinating unscheduled aircraft maintenance and work performed at a location other than the Repair stations fixed location
• Supervise the performance of maintenance and ensure that work is performed in accordance with Repair Station / Quality Manual, Site Operating Procedures and FARs.
• Oversee and manage the resources to maximize productivity and minimize DOI.
• As required, submit requests for engineering support (RED's, RFE's, SRPSA's and installs) in direct support of operations for all product lines.
• May be required to act on behalf of Customer Project Manager during absence.
• May be required to support UMT, including, for example, coordination of tooling and parts, scheduling personnel, and aircraft return-to-service.
• Administers team related policies & procedures.
• Manage time keeping system to ensure employee hours are accurate, and track attendance.
• Coordinate technical shop floor issues, such as engineering, specialized tooling requirements, etc.
• Facilitate DMM meetings with all departments & shops.
• Monitor housing and facilities for compliance with 14 CFR 145.103 and report any insufficiency.
• Identify and communicate best practices and champion continuous improvement initiatives.
• Engage in BAS Network Database and transfer SAP Work Orders into database.
• Engage in BAS Network Reporting. (Shop Floor Efficiency)
• Adhere to Bombardier General Work Requirements


As our ideal candidate,

• You have a minimum of 5 years aircraft maintenance experience or substantiated equivalent experience
• You have a minimum of 2 years leadership / Supervisory or Lead experience (Aircraft Maintenance preferred)
• You typically have a minimum of 3 years of experience on corporate aircraft
• You typically have a minimum of 2 years of Bombardier aircraft model experience
• You have an A&P Certificate or otherwise appropriately certificated under FAR part 65
• You have working knowledge of applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, for example, part 91, 121, 135, and 145
• You have working knowledge of aircraft maintenance inspection programs for jet aircraft
• You have working knowledge of Environmental, Health & Safety rules and regulations as they apply to workplace safety and environmental aspects of aircraft maintenance operations
• You have interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective working relationships with employees, customers, all levels of management team, and other departments
• You have customer service skills necessary to modify communication, tone, and presentation to defuse crisis situations with internal and external customers and maintain mutually beneficial customer relations
• You demonstrate strong leadership and coaching skills with the ability to develop people and build a strong team
• You have strong verbal and written communications skills
• You have training skills necessary to provide employee training
• You have planning and organization skills necessary to plan, prioritize and coordinate workload of assigned employees within a multiple project setting
• You have computer skills necessary to learn and / or operate word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, project, email and web-based applications as well as other operating systems used to manage the maintenance work
• You have a 4 year College Degree - preferred
• You have previous experience in Project Management - preferred
• You have working knowledge of SAP, Pivotal & Autotime maintenance transactions - preferred
• You have working knowledge of ISO/OHSAS management system and resources – preferred

*This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Bombardier is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other personal characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

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Job: Supervisor
Primary Location: US-FL-Fort Lauderdale

Zip Code: US 33315
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
05.05.2021, 10:51:51 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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