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Supervisor Maintenance/Technical Support - United Kingdom LHR

Supervisor Maintenance/Technical Support - United Kingdom LHR

Date:  Feb 23, 2021

Please make sure you have the legal right to work and live in the UK prior to applying to this position (UK work permit and/or UK residence permit). 


Location: London Heathrow Apt (LHR-TRML) 
Requisition ID: 40363 


This job will continue to be posted until at least February 28, 2021. If interested, please apply prior to this date.


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

In this role, you will be based at our London Heathrow station and oversee and manage all aspects of Line Maintenance whilst ensuring total safety in Aircraft Operations and team member working practices. You will maintain full compliance with all AA/FAA legislative requirements and ensure that all team members have the appropriate resources to safely fulfill their required functions. 

What you'll do

  • Guide and direct Crew chiefs and AMTs in the planning and execution of assigned aircraft maintenance operations.
  • Provide Technical Operational support to all European stations including OTS events liaison duties
  • Manage in conjunction with the MOC / Regional managers OTS Aircraft within the European region
  • Provide support for field trips, including soliciting field trips from the European and UK stations and management of the field trip on station
  • Manage the regional delay and performance databases
  • Represent AA on daily conference call for OTS aircraft, regional performance as required 
  • Manage all LHR Vendors including regular meetings, reporting to ensure SLA are met
  • Prepare in conjunction with workload planning the assignment of daily, weekly or monthly work plans to ensure a safe on-time operation and that LHR station MEL/NEF removal opportunities are optimized
  • Monitor and report the daily, weekly and monthly performance levels especially in relation to dispatch performance (Delays) and MEL/NEF removal rates.
  • Review, throughout the day, that the operation is running to plan and assist Crew chiefs and/or AMT’s if necessary.
  • Ensure adequate competent and appropriately trained and qualified team members are available to perform assigned duties.
  • Execute manpower deployment and shift production requirements              
  • Ensure the development of Crew Chiefs and AMT’s through training, coaching and counsel when required
  • Monitor the company’s Time and Attendance policy within the department.
  • Ensure that all required records are completed and in compliance
  • Have an excellent understanding of airline/technical operations
  • Ensure facilities and equipment are properly maintained including vendor oversight of vehicles and ground equipment
  • Set and promote work methods and an environment that ensures AA meets and/or exceeds AA, FAA, EU &HSE policies, good practice & good environmental awareness.
  • Ensure that self-audit procedures are followed and any identified problem areas acted upon in a timely manner.
  • Assist with FAA ATOS & company QA audits
  • Participate in the interviewing/hiring process of maintenance team members
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties consistent with the post.  

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • FAA A&P Licence
  • Proven Line Maintenance experience and leadership qualities
  • Be a self-starter with a good ability to motivate lead, direct and assist team members
  • Have experience on the B777 and B787 aircraft
  • Have a valid passport
  • Possess a strong ability to identify/evaluate technical and operation problems and put in place methods and systems to solve said problems
  • Have good organizational and administrative skills with the ability to prioritize and manage time and produce good quality reports, written and verbal
  • Have diplomacy, tact and an ability to relate to team members and peers alike and resolve problems in a timely, sympathetic way
  • Have strong interpersonal and PC skills

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Have good interpersonal skills with relation to groups outside of M&E
  • Be confident and able to address or present ideas to others and small groups
  • Have a polite understanding manner but persuasive in a discussion
  • Have the ability to juggle multiple tasks and remain calm
  • Be innovative with an ability to think ‘outside the box’. 

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Requisition ID: 40363 

Please make sure you have the legal right to work and live in the UK prior to applying to this position (UK work permit and/or UK residence permit)

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