About Dallas Airmotive Tracing its origins to 1932 at Dallas Love Field, Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation company, got its start repairing and overhauling aircraft piston engines. Today Dallas Airmotive focuses on servicing turbine engines used by business and general aviation, government, military,
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General Manager - Brazil

Dallas Airmotive • 
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais Brazil, International, International
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
About Dallas Airmotive
Tracing its origins to 1932 at Dallas Love Field, Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation company, got its start repairing and overhauling aircraft piston engines. Today Dallas Airmotive focuses on servicing turbine engines used by business and general aviation, government, military, airline and rotor wing operators around the world. As a leading independent OEM-authorized turbine engine repair and overhaul organization, we have forged bonds with turbine engine manufacturers that go back more than 60 years. Working with these OEMs, we are proud to have developed many of the repair and overhaul techniques that are standard in the industry today. Over the years, we have continued to add engine authorizations, services and capabilities that encompass the majority of turbine-powered business and general aviation aircraft flying today, with support that extends to every corner of the globe.

Purpose – Job Summary:
The incumbent is responsible for overseeing the repair/service of turbine engines and the daily management of safety, quality, production, personnel, customer satisfaction and profitability.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities: (Not listed in order of importance. Other duties may be assigned.)
Responsible through qualified delegates for:
1. Build and lead a world class environment that fosters a safety, quality, and ethics compliant culture
2. Ensure compliance with BBA UK bribery act, the UFCPA, all governing country laws/regulations, and all other BBA policies and procedures.
3. Fulfill all fiduciary and corporate governance duties and responsibilities for DAB.
4. Serve as the entity representative for DAAPL at all required community/country engagements
5. Management of all daily activities conducted by the company, including planning, leading, organizing and controlling such areas as: work assignments, performance management, quality control standards, facility and asset management, and budgets.
6. Staffing and training of all positions with qualified and competent persons.
7. Overall implementation and maintenance of the tools, procedures and systems required to effectively perform all required repair/maintenance activities, or disassembly & inspection for spare parts inventory needs.
8. The deployment of personnel to temporary assignments at customer facilities.
9. Ensuring that the persons given a particular assignment are fully qualified to perform, supervise, inspect and return to service the work assigned.
10. Act as primary managerial contact point between customers, sales managers, & other DAI operating groups.
11. Providing proper tools, equipment and training for all personnel.
12. Oversee the activities of the personnel to ensure that their work practices are in conformance with regulatory guidance, customer, manufacturer and company policies and guidelines.
13. Works closely with areas such as Sales, Operations, Engineering, QC, Materials and Finance to ensure both customer & company requirements are met or exceeded.
14. Reviews analytical reports of such information as: log books; work-orders; product/engine input; gross margin analysis; invoice review; and service bulletin/O.E.M. review.
15. Assist customers with billing/financial terms, coordinating with production to establish engine repair completion dates, and preparation/presentation of repair cost analysis.
16. Provide for appropriate inspections following completion of engine/component repairs and modifications following installation into the aircraft for final acceptance, airworthiness certifications and release to service.
17. May act as the Chief Facility Inspector when required.
Supervisory and Organizational Relationships / Primary Interactions:
Type/Extent of Supervisory Responsibilities:
Direct supervision of facility personnel including administrative staff and licensed personnel as required.
Primary Contacts/Interactions and Frequency: (Both Internal and External)
Maintain effective and positive managerial and interpersonal working and problem solving relationships with all internal departments and levels of personnel, customers, agents, vendors and regulatory personnel.
Dollar Accountability: (Budget/Revenue either Direct or Indirect)
Responsible for managing budgets and activities for the damage free and timely field/remote servicing of turbine engines/components, controlling cost of replacement or repair expenses, and parts damaged by improper handling.
Job Requirements:
Education / Job Experience/Technical Knowledge Required: (Additional Competency List Attached)
Formal Education/Training:
Bachelor’s degree required, and MBA preferred.
Direct /Indirect Experience:
Should have a minimum of 10 plus years of extensive and progressively more complex related experience in the aviation engine sales/maintenance industry, including direct supervision of licensed personnel.
Qualifications: (Including Licenses and Certifications)
Licensed with extensive technical knowledge of specific types and models of aircraft turbine engines.
Must possess strong and effective written and verbal communications skills.
Should be able to demonstrate reasonable PC proficiency in MS Office products as well as learn any corporate or industry software used by the position.
Fluent in Portuguese and English
Level of Decision Making/Problem Solving:
Provides direct management and oversight while representing the company on-site, using tact and diplomacy, where communication with customers and other company personnel is vital to successful completion of assignments.
Makes managerial decisions involving both established policies/procedures and sensitive customer issues which may require further consultation with executives in the operations, sales and service functions.
Work practices and procedures are defined by CAS,CASA, FAA Repair Station documents, EASA, OEM technical manuals and customer specifications.
Physical And Mental Demands: The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
May occasionally exert up to (25-50) pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Work involves walking, sitting, driving or standing for various periods of time required to manage work on equipment attached, or to be attached to aircraft.
Near clarity of vision required for close up engine and chart/document or report analysis.
Reaching: extending hands and arms in any direction.
Handling: seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand(s).
Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to convey detailed spoken instruction to other workers, customers or agents accurately, loudly or quickly.
Hearing: effectively perceiving the nature of sounds by ear.
The job requires a careful, constant diligence/attention in performing their duties under moderate mental stresses commonly associated with managing detailed mechanical/technical work, often in a time sensitive environment and from a senior level of knowledge.
Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
Most work is in a normal office environment but there are frequent periods of exposure to hazardous areas, both in hangars and on ramps. Environment may include both outside weather conditions and extended periods of elevated noise exposure due to engine testing. Hangars, ramps and engine shop environments, including: hoists, heavy parts, chemicals and fluids with use of precision instruments, stringent housekeeping and work area safety regulations and practices to observe and maintain.
Must be able to travel between 15-35 % of the time.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Travel: 15 - 35%
Job Ident #: 27469

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