INL Quality Control Lead
AAR Airlift Group, Inc. •
Responsible for maintaining the Quality Control, Environmental and Safety Programs at the field level in support of assigned aircraft and support equipment. Inspect, remove, install, repair, replace, modify, disassemble, reassemble and calibrate complex aircraft mechanical and electromechanical systems in accordance with maintenance manuals, test procedures and other military publications. This position is in Afghanistan.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform the receiving, in-process, final quality, flight safety inspections and functional operational tests during organizational, intermediate and depot level maintenance, modification and repair of military tactical aircraft systems or associated components. Approve or reject work accomplished by field team members to ensure compliance with customer specifications, standards and technical data. Review and approve locally developed procedures and solutions to complex repair situations. Perform analysis of defects and interprets quality control rejection and failure trends. Monitor safety, training, and certification requirements. Using checklists, perform daily work site Safety Inspections and Foreign Object Damage Inspections. Monitor tool control programs, inspects and maintains records to ensure that measuring and test equipment meets calibration requirements. Maintain Quality, Safety, Training and Certification Records. Coordinate with the Customer Quality Assurance Representative concerning quality matters, mandatory inspection points and final acceptance inspection of contract end items or services. Inspect forms and records related to aircraft maintenance. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization policies and applicable laws.Position requires a U.S. Department of State Secret ClearancePerform additional duties as assigned.
EDUCATION/ CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or GED. FAA Airframe and Powerplant License
A.A./A.S or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.FAA Inspection Authorization a plus.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Five (5) or more years experience in maintenance, modification and repair of tactical aircraft systems of the type being serviced and their associated components.
Previous experience with the Contract Field Team Maintenance concept and its application to Military maintenance, modification and repair of tactical aircraft systems preferred. Previous aircraft inspector on the assigned aircraft experienceExperience in negotiation and customer support.Ability to maintain strong customer relationships.Knowledge of Army Regulations 95-1, DA / DOS PAM 738-750 / 751 or Air Force Technical Orders System.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.
Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.
Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.
Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.
Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.
Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.
Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.
Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.
Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.
Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.
Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model.
Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.
Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.
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