Manager of Aircraft Maintenance

Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: Wayne, PA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 4407

 

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.

 

Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

TELEFLEX - IMPROVING THE HEALTH AND QUALITY OF PEOPLES' LIVES

Come join us!  Teleflex is a company that thrives on shared values, with people at the center of all we do.  Working together, these values allow us to produce outstanding products and services that genuinely make a difference to people's lives around the world. 

Our company was named one of America's Best Employers 2021 by Forbes and ranked #1 for the past four years by MedReps as Best Places to Work in the large Medical Device Companies category.
We are looking for a Manager of Aircraft Maintenance to join our dynamic team in Wayne, PA.  As the Manager of Aircraft maintenance, you are responsible for performing high quality aircraft maintenance in support of the utilization of aircraft within Teleflex Flight Operations.
 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Ensuring safe maintenance and line operations.
•    Preflight, servicing and detailed inspection of the aircraft before each flight.
•    Be present for each departure and arrival (if possible) to meet the aircraft, assist with the passengers, parking of the aircraft, post flight debriefing with the flight crews, light cleaning and coordinate the larger cleaning and polishing to be accomplished on the aircraft.
•    Perform inspections, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and replacement of parts on the aircraft.
•    Helping to provide efficient and timely scheduling of all maintenance and repair. 
•    Establishing schedules for maintenance and procure competitive bids for periodic inspections, general overhaul, repairs and modifications. 
•    Work closely with the Flight Department Manager for scheduling service center visits, develop the work scope, be present with the aircraft at the service center to ensure the work is being accomplished. This includes oversight of cost management - invoice reviews - review of aircraft logbook entries, 8130 tags, flight manual supplements, weight and balance revisions and insuring aircraft flying status after its return.
•    Work with manufacturer to fill out warranty claim forms for applicable parts covered under warranty.
•    Establishing and maintaining records as required by FARs, manufacturers and company policy. 
•    Monitoring these records, if maintained by outside agency.
•    Ensuring compliance with appropriate Service Bulletins (SBs) and Airworthiness Directives (ADs).
•    Directing compliance of minimum equipment list (MEL) maintenance procedures and safety manuals.
 

Principal Responsibilities Continued

•    Establishing maintenance safety rules and procedures for hangar operation, aircraft ground operations and flight operation daily operations. 
•    Establishing a workshop, which would include spares and ground support equipment inventories.
•    Ensuring that flight department personnel are thoroughly familiar with company policies, appropriate FARs, pertinent manuals, practices and publications
•    Assisting with development of flight department policies 
•    Assisting with preparation of short- and long-range safety and operational plans 
•    Assisting with preparation of the annual operating budget, reviews of the budget as required and assessment of aircraft costs studies. 
•    Helping ensure that maintenance and flight crew personnel understand the company’s objectives and each other’s needs and requirements.
•    Establishing programs for maintenance technician proficiency training, reviews and upgrades, in accordance with FAA and company requirements. 
•    Establishing aircraft handling procedures. 
•    Establishing safety requirements for hangar space, ground operations.   
•    Helping to monitor security and environmental affairs, OSHA, including completing material safety data sheets on all chemicals, fire drills and safety training. 
•    Helping to coordinate activities of the maintenance department with flight operations. 
•    Assuming responsibility for maintenance and upkeep of the aviation hangar and office facility. 
•    Assume supervisory management functions and responsibilities if additional maintenance personnel are added to the department
 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s Degree preferred; equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of.
•    A minimum of 5+ years’ experience with broad knowledge in the maintenance of aircraft of the category, class and (preferably) type that the company operates. 
•    Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificates 
•    Inspection Authorization (IA) preferred or willing to obtain.
•    Background of verifiable practical experience as an active aircraft maintenance technician. 
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Proficiency with computer technology and Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
•    Valid drivers' license and be able to maintain insurable status 
•    Valid passport 
•    Ability to perform unscheduled work on the aircraft which may include non-scheduled workdays and holidays. 
•    Travel to support trip dispatch reliability, service center visits, and training.
 

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

•    Support of company aircraft at base hangar, service centers and remotely.
•    Ability to work in seasonal/inclement weather outside.
•    Carry up to 50 lbs. and lift equipment weighing up to 70 lbs.
•    Standing, walking, using ladders and/or mechanical lift equipment 
 

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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