Job Summary: The Production Controller will monitor, verify and control the documentation of all heavy /base maintenance checks and work packages ensuring they are all timely and adequately executed in line with agreed maintenance plans and in adherence to the Air Arabia Engineering Department's adopted Procedures Manual and CAMO requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts necessary document control and verification of all the heavy maintenance tasks and work packages documentation received from the “Maintenance Planning” ensuring they are all prepared, distributed, and displayed on the action board
Ensures proper awareness of relevant TPM, MOE Manual procedures for Production Control in all checks executed, this includes A-checks, C-checks, Engine and APU change checks
Distributes the planned maintenance cards in the Control Docks maintaining proper sequence and order in the display. Processes, prioritizes, distributes and ensures the proper execution of any additional maintenance cards resulting from the inspection (Pre-docking, ship-shop-ship/ inspection/ routine/clean/lube/servicing/final inspection)
Monitors the maintenance work progress continuously to ensure smooth workflow; reports to the “Supervisor -Maintenance Planning & Records” any delay or deviation from the planned flow chart and implements corrective measures accordingly
Raises non routine maintenance cards for all defects incoming from the Crew and recorded in the Technical Log Book/Cabin Log; follows up on the proper action as per adopted procedures
Handles all entries related to the deferred defects in the “RAL” system; efficiently compiles and submits debrief report on aircraft departure
Monitors the man-hours booking and roster prepared and communicated by the “Planning Engineer” versus the actual man-hours logged for each aircraft to ensure compatibility and report any variations or changes accordingly
Reviews the documents of all completed tasks received from the Engineers against the original pre-documentation approved to identify any variations or discrepancies prior to issuing associated certification
Prepares list of all the materials/tools shortages; communicates to “Technical Procurement” for proper action and follows up on status till necessary items are received and handed to concerned personnel. Coordinates with the “Technical Procurement” regarding ad-hoc requirements in case of AOG
Prepares updated records sheets to document all component changes for each hangar input; continuously updates and maintains the necessary records till the checks are successfully completed
Coordinates with Maintenance Control Centre and Line Maintenance on the next planning to allow the serviced aircraft proceed accordingly prior to confirming release
Forwards the completed work packages to the “Maintenance Planning” team and the records to the “Technical Records” team upon the completion of maintenance tasks, and the departure of the aircraft, as per adopted procedures and in line with approved standards
Prepares necessary status reports and communicates to concerned parties highlighting all completed/pending jobs; updates the same in the system accordingly
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Aircraft Engineering/Aeronautical/Electro-Mechanical or equivalent; alternately a higher diploma or certificate in the related field from a recognized university or engineering college combined with needed experience and exposure
Three years’ experience in the Aviation industry working in a similar capacity in the maintenance planning and records function, experience with low cost airline/Airbus A320 aircraft is preferred.
Experienced in aircrafts airworthiness programs requirements and regulations, such as CAMO (Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization)
Very good understanding of aircraft planning systems and techniques and their relation to aircraft maintenance program Training certificates or workshops on “Human Factor” are highly desirable
Has direct working experience with Civil Aviation Authorities, preferably GCAA; familiar with all rules and regulations of GCAA pertaining to Maintenance, policies, procedures, manuals and licensing
Exposure on EASA part 145, part 21 and sub part “M” requirements
A balanced personality with focus, efficiency and commitment to successful results
Ability to use technical expertise, and interpersonal relations to support company’s objectives
Very good written and verbal communication skills: reporting, presentations, etc.
Fluent in English Language
How to Apply:
Please send a copy of your updated resume and a photograph clearly mentioning in the subject line: ABY18-Production Controller
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