Airbus Defence and Space San Pablo Sevilla
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.
Description of the job
A vacancy for an A400M Maintenance Manager has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space, seconded to Wunstorf (Germany).
Ensure that the contractual performance related to maintenance services commitments are delivered, locally on Main Operating Base in Wunstorf, leading the whole EIS Maintenance Team and related support organizations (AGEs support, different bays support, etc) and in deployments off-MOB if needed. It will be also act as single point of contact towards final Customer (GAF) for any maintenance related issue/activity.
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
1. Ensure an optimal In Service Support Maintenance Services solution for the German A400M fleet.
2. As a qualified engineer and Accountable Manager, be responsible for:
a. Developing and implementing the organization, procedures and processes initially defined centrally by A400M MRO Network necessary to attain applicable 145 Organization Approvals as appropriate.
b. Coordinating and managing all On and/Off-Base maintenance activities under Airbus Defense & Space Organization, and of Airbus Defense & Space providers on the Main Operating Base, with an overall concern of performance, safety and Best Value For Money
c. Acting as primary, daily point of contact for the Customer Maintenance Organization for all specific operational maintenance services issues.
d. Providing a supporting and advisory function to all shops operated by the GAF: Quick Engine Change, Propellers, Tyres, Batteries, etc.
e. Acting as focal point of contact for the set-up of a possible National MRO provider capabilities for A400M, then manage and coordinate relationship and commitments with it, for all specific operational maintenance services issues.
f. Acting as primary point of contact with Airbus D&S A400M MRO Network for all specific operational maintenance services issues.
g. Monitor the Entry Into Service Maintenance Team (EISMT) and local MRO's activities to optimize efficiency
h. Monitor worked performed by the Maintenance Track Liaison at the National MRO provider
i. Enforce Airbus D&S quality standards within the National MRO provider
j. Coordinate audit plans with Airbus Defense & Space A400M quality manager, when applicable
k. Ensure the right maintenance planning of activities to maximise Customer Fleet Availability
We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:
Educated to degree level in Engineering.
English: negotiation level.
German: would be a plus.
Good communication and leadership skills.
Experience in managing teams.
Availability to be seconded to Wunstorf (Germany)
Constructeur aéronautique, Airbus est aujourd’hui le leader mondial de la construction d’avions de ligne. Créé à la fin des années 1960 avec le projet A300, lancé à l’initiative de plusieurs pays européens, il fabrique des avions de 100 places (A318) à plus de 500 places (A380). Il appartient au groupe EADS, renommé « Airbus Group » en 2014, et présent sur 170 sites dans le monde. 6000 avions Airbus sont aujourd’hui en exploitation, avec une volonté du constructeur aéronautique de mettre l’accent sur la réduction de l’empreinte carbone (réduction de la quantité de CO2 produite par avion).
Airbus, dont le siège est situé près de Toulouse, compte 59 000 employés dans le monde et 15 sites principaux situés en France, Allemagne, Espagne et Royaume-Uni (ainsi que d’autres sites aux Etats-Unis, en Chine, au Moyen-Orient et au Japon).