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Operations Maintenance Manager

Are you an experienced Operations Maintenance Manager looking for a new opportunity?

JMC are working with a leading MRO Organisation based in the UK, looking to recruit an Operations Maintenance Manager to join their expanding team.

This is a Permanent Position based in an office environment at an agreed location within the UK with some time spent at HQ as required.

The Operations Maintenance Manager will be responsible for an operational critical department that supports the brand and business by delivering a safe, reliable and cost-effective solutions to their airline customers. The team is focused on safety, compliance, customer-centric and quality service delivery, capability development, operational disruption recovery and business performance.

The Operations Maintenance Manager will also be responsible for managing a group of line stations/business units to ensure delivery of operational excellence and the best service for their airline customers. The post holder is accountable for the overall operational and commercial performance, developing operation model and implementing short/long term strategies to drive efficiencies and productivities.

The responsibilities of the Operations Maintenance Manager will involve:

  • Setting direction in line with the Company’s vision and strategy
  • Leading and developing the Station Managers and the operational teams
  • Accountability for the operational and commercial performance of the line stations/business units assigned
  • Managing costs and budget, developing business case to support operational needs and business requirements
  • Driving continuous process improvement using technologies, data analytics and lean methodology
  • Engaging with the teams to ensure the departmental vision and priorities are clearly communicated
  • Managing day of operation through a team of station managers to deliver operational excellence
  • Performing Station Manager role and accountable for operational and commercial performance (as assigned by the Director of Maintenance)
  • Developing station capability to support airline customer’s current and future business need in an efficient and cost-effective approach
  • Ensuring efficient recovery of operational disruptions and AOGs in order to minimise the loss of aircraft availability for airline customers
  • Managing and optimising manpower resources deployment, driving best practices on operational rosters and relief support across the network
  • Developing and implementing succession plans to ensure sufficient and quality talents with the knowledge, skillset and competencies necessary to fulfil the business needs
  • Being the point of contact, building and maintaining relationships with airline customers
  • Overseeing the interview process, employment and management of the operational teams to ensure appropriate staffing levels and qualifications
  • Maintaining daily adherence to agreed KPIs on compliance and performance
  • Carrying out and/or overseeing the ongoing competence of the station managers and other team members as required
  • Building a strong safety culture, encouraging proactive report of safety occurrence, performing investigation and implementing mitigation to prevent re-occurrence
  • Corrective action resulting from Quality Audits performed within their area of responsibility
  • Disciplinary process management
  • Ensuring OH&S and FRMS compliance within the Maintenance team

In order to be successful in this role, the Operations Maintenance Manager will need to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Engineering degree or Aircraft Maintenance Licence (UK CAA/EASA or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in line maintenance (with a minimum of 2 years in a management role)
  • Experience of managing a remote team and delivering high performance
  • Experience of leading changes, and delivering productivity and operational improvement
  • Ability to build strong and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong commercial and business acumen
  • Excellent knowledge of Aviation standards in an airline maintenance environment (UKCAA/EASA)
  • Excellent knowledge of the application of Safety Management Systems
  • Right to live and work in the UK

If you think this is the role for you and you have the necessary skills and attributes, please apply today or contact JMC Recruitment for more details.

Please note that due to the high level of applicants we will only be contacting shortlisted candidates regarding this role.

For this opportunity JMC Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an employment agency.

Job Reference: 14367


Salary per: Zero

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date: 04/04/2023

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JMC Recruitment Solutions Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales. Registration No. 06583787. Registered company address - Unit 1, First Floor, Exeter International Office Park, Clyst Honiton, Devon, EX5 2HL

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