Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Jobs in Des Moines, IA at Elliott Aviation

Title: Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor

Company: Elliott Aviation

Location: Des Moines, IA

Elliott Aviation, a leader in aircraft solutions, has an exciting opportunity for a Service Supervisor at their facility in Des Moines, IA. Since 1936, Elliott Aviation has been a world-class provider of comprehensive and customer-focused solutions for business aviation. Our vision, building partnerships that last, applies to our employees as well as our customers. As a supervisor, you will be part of a team working to provide outstanding products and services to our customers.As the Service Supervisor, you will direct departmental technicians in all aspects of assigned aircraft projects; coordinate necessary resources, documentation, and communication with the appropriate personnel, including customers, to ensure timeliness and quality maintenance for delivery of the assigned aircraft projects. Ensure all technicians adhere to Elliott Aviation processes and the FAA approved Quality Control and Repair Station Manuals Procedures & Requirements. Interact positively with customers and company personnel to foster a company-wide environment of teamwork.Responsibilities Include:

Provide expert level of advice and troubleshooting to technicians, customers, and other shops.
Main point of contact for all Service personnel for technical assistance and scheduling.
Works closely with Director of Maintenance Services and other Service personnel to develop, coordinate, standardize and implement new and existing procedures that promote continuous improvements in efficiency and quality.
Assists the Director of Maintenance Services in evaluating equipment and tooling needed for service work and troubleshooting.
Supports, maintains, and complies with all environmental, health and safety federal, OSHA, state, and local regulations
Provide on the job training to junior technicians.
Work with Quality Control on all required documents for aircraft release and AD research.
Performs other duties as assigned.


Airframe and Power plant Certificate required
Ability to attain & retain AOA badge or Airport requirements
FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) preferred
Must obtain & retain designation as an Elliott Aviation Production Inspector (Blue stamp)


Ability to manage a team with both experienced technicians and mentor junior technicians with a calm demeanor.
Ability to communicate well, in advanced/complex situations
Organizational skills and attention to details
Project management & scheduling skills
Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment
Possess excellent mechanical aptitude and a desire to initiate improvements with in defined boundaries
Routinely lifts up to 50 lbs, occasionally lifts up to 100 lbs
Reads, writes, speaks and understands English fluently

Education and Experience:

Associate Degree in aircraft maintenance or equivalent required
Bachelors or Graduate Degree Preferred
Thorough knowledge of FARs 43, 65, 91, 135, 145
Experienced working on Beechcraft King Air products
Minimum 8 years related service experience required
Previous supervisory or leadership experience required
Quality System Management preferred

Job Type: Full-time

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